CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM LINCOLN RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 6/26/1954

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6 JUNE Sit

CITE: SLINC

BE AUTHORIZED

1. IN FURTHERANCE SOUND PLANNING AND, DIRECTION AND CONTROL, RECOMMEND FOLLQWTnG^

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A) ADVANCE {QlAlSCflfc ADVISORY, COftiWO AND SUPPORT

DETACHMENT: Epi EXISTS FOR ONTRICH AND PIVALL.PLUS TWO KUCLUB RO'SIN FCP TEGU TO JOIN AND FOLLOW CAf<^ERIS IN OROER TO PROVIDE CLOStff POSSIBLE ADVICE AND GUIDANCE jb CTLLIGERIS AMD GREATLY INPROVE EXTREMELY RESTRICTED COMMUNI CAT IONS ANDOF SITUATION WHICH ARE NOW SERIOUS HANDICAP TO US.

8) AFOREMENTIONED PQPRIUE PERSONNEL ARE ONLY KNOWN TO INDIGENOUSR THEIR ALIASES AND ARE BELIEVED TO BE GENERALLY ACCEPTEDCONTRACT EMPLOYEES OF SKIMMER. IN EVENT. INSPECTION THEY WOULD BE BRIEFED TOFAOE INTO BUSH.

C) IMPLEMENTATION ABOVE MOVEMENT WITHIN NEXT Zk HOURS CONSIDERED VITAL IN ORDER TO INSURE FULLEST SUPPORT AND COORDINATION INCLUDING EFFECTIVE AIR SUPPORT LIAISON, OURING THISHERE IN

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MANY DECISIONS MUST BE MAOE RAPIDLY AND WITH SOUNO

ESTABLISHMENT OF THIS ADVANCE LIAISON DETACHMENT WITH CALLIGERIS ENABLES THE FCP LOCATED AT SOMERSET TO COMMUNICATE IN ENGLISH AND PROPERLY ANO MORE EFFICIENTLY COORDINATE LOGISTICAL ANO TACTICAL REQUIREMENTS.

FULLY RECOGNIZE ABOVE RECOMMENDATIONEPARTURE FROM ESTABLISHED PROCEDURES HERETOFORE. NEVEPLESS LINC BELIEVES THIS STEP WOULD MATERIALLY CONTRIBUTE TO ULTIMATE SUCCESS OF THIS OPERATION,.

U. OfiOBAY CONCURS.

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