CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM (DELETED) RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 6/25/1954

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80 FRIENDLY GOVTS KMFLUSH AND WSHOOFS ARE VERY UPSET AND FEAR FAILURE DUE LACK OF ENERGETIC AND POWERFUL ACTION. URGENTLY NEED HEAVY MORTARS, WG AND AtT.IO.

MANIFESTED aDECISION TO DEFINITELY LEAVE

AND GO HOME if ABOVE NOT-ATTENDED TO IMMEDIATELY SINCE HIS CROT RECEIVING ADEQUATE SUPPORT UNDER PRESENT CIRCUMSTANCES.

10. IF WE DO NOT WANT TO fa IL DE MUST ACT FASTERATIONS THUS FAR HELD NOT WITHSTANDING.

11 DNTR ICH HAD TOO HOUR TALK WITHNIGHTUNE,

HE .i. C OPERATION HAS

FAILED. A If.IS OPERATION WEEK CLD, INTERNATIONAL COMPLICATIONS MOUNTING AMD STILL NO STRONG MOVE. CLAIMS WE SHOULD HAVE HIT WITH SUNDAY PUNCH WEEK AGOP NO TIDE MOW PULL ANY PUNCHES. FAILURE WILL BE DISASTROUS FOR ALL CONCERNED. CLAMS

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12. TO PULL THIS ONE OUT OF FIREUST ACT FASTPUTSCHES BARRED* ACCORDING

AIR FOP.CEs^ ILLING LEND ANYTHING HE MAS INCLUDING TRAINED TROOPS. SUGGEST HE OE TAKEN UP ON OFFER0

15o DESERTIONS TOOK PLAGE OUR TROOPSUMG AFTER OUR PLANESAND CIO NOT GO INTO ACTION. MORALE UP LITTLE AFTEP. "CAPTURE SAMPSON, OUR POSITION VERY VULNERABLE. ELIVER HEAVY GLOW SOOHEST,

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