CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM LINCOLN RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 6/28/1954

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f. lm TO: OPIU SHERWOOD INFO:ONTRICH) CITE: SLINC

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it.'BUT DIAZ REFUSES'TIj ACCEPT CALLIGERIS'S TERMS- EGULAR ARMY0 'UNTRAINED'RESERVES IN ADAM.

2. IMMEDIATELY INFORM PUDLIC WHAT HAS HAPPENED AND THAT IF CEASE AND TERMSOMPLIEOMEDIATELY SYNCARP BILL LAUNCH ALLBINS ATTACK AND ASSAILT AMD DESTROY ALL THOSE^iiOT^JOININGTOMMUNIST! MUST GO AND DIAZ MUST AGREE TO TERMS OR ARMY OF LIBERATION WILL CONTINUE ITS VICTORIOUS MARCH TO ADAM AND FIGHT COWM-IISTS TO LAST ONE.

APPEAL TO PEOPLE THAT COMMUNIST"ARBENZ HAS RESIGNED, FIRST VICTORY SOft AND EVERYONE SHOULD NOW JOIN SIDE OFREATER VIS BURNT- THE GOVERNMENT IS OBVIOUSLY CRUMBLING AMD FURTHEROSHED FUTILE. PREPARE LEAFLETS FOR TROOPS IN FIELD.

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k. TELLGINGS TO START NOONUNE AND WILL NOT STOP UNTIL LIBERATION ARMY OCCUPIES PALACE OR DIAZ AGREES TO TERMS ANNOUNCED*

Art GET BUT DOMT AWMUNOE FOR NOONUNE ISANO KNOCKief PILOTS FROM LANGEVIN'S STAFF OR

^ PUT ON MAXIMUM AIR STRAFE ALL AA CATTERIES.

TO KEEP STEADY STRONG APPEAL THATARE VICTORIOUS AMD DIAZ MUST AGREE CEASE FIREOF INNOCENT ARMY MEN DIE IN LOST CAUSE. ONLY HAYULOODSMED IS TO DRIVE COMMUNISM OUT. MO OTHER

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