CABLE FROM LINCOLN PROVIDING SUMMARY OF MATERIAL RECEIVED FROM RO'S 1100 TO 17

Created: 6/27/1954

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O^MATERlAL RECEIVED from0 june. DURING PERIOD7 AND uo REPORTED. times ARE EOT.

MESSAGEo JUNE stateo THAT ATTACK ON ZACAPA HAD FALLEN PACK BECAUSE HF LACK OF AIR SUPPORT AND SUPERIORITY of ENEMY FIP.Er^y* WAS ASKED THAT there be BOMBING AND MACHINE GUNNING of DJPOC^me^lTS'THRU OAv AND that THERE be heavy BOMBARDMENTune. StIClFiC OBJECTIVES MERE EMPLACEMENTS AND MflRTARS TR SLOPES JUST SOUTH OF ZACAPA. AT 5une it was STATEOENDOZA THAT bombing AND MACHINE CUNNING of TasWOULD HAftfch HAND GRENAOES AND SMOKE Fil^BS,

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FRAGMENTi BOMBS. fifteenUTES LATERas URGED thai HEIGHTS just CAS> OF IPALa BE ATTSCKEO BY AIR AND that ZACAPA Of BOMBED Cr 'jstantly IN ORDER TO IMMOBILIZE ENEMY AND AVOID COUNTER attlck. LCttack cm ZACAPA POSTPONED

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TOUNE BECAUSE OF FEAR OF THREAT FROM IPALA,

U- CASTILLO REPORTED0 THAT HIS DETACHMENT APPARENTLY CUT OFF. 0 HE SAID HE COULD ATTACK 0 TO ESTABLISH CONTACT WITH JALAPA AND AVOID RISK OF ATTACK FROM REAR AND HE SUGGESTED AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE THAT AREA, HE REPLIED TO'SUGGEST-ION THAT YDIGORAS BE USED BY SAYING THAT SUCH MILITARYWAS INCONVENIENT* HE REQUESTEO THAT SUPPLIES, ARMS AND AMMUNITION SE OROPPED AT VADO 0 HE URGED THAT EQUIPMENTEN BE DROPPED AT QUEZALTEPEQUE FORAND TRAINING NEW UNITS* HE REQUESTED THAT STRONG ENEMY UNITS IN IP.iLA BE ATTACKED FROM AIR AND SAID THAT HIS FORCES HAD ENTERED IN CONTACT WITH ENEMY IN THAT SECTOR.

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