CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM GUATEMALA CITY RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 6/23/1954

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HE JILL WIN; OR, HE MAY TRIGGER THE ARMY TO REVOLT; AT AHE WILL 8IMPLY KEEP TENSION ALIVE. 9UMAO HAS STATED TO ME THAT THE GOVT CANNOT STAND PROLONGED TENSION. HE REPEATED THIS ONE HOUR AGO:

Q. STEP UP THE AIR OFFENSIVE AGAINST THE ARMY, TODEFECTION OR ELSE CRUSH IT.

UP THE AIR OFFENSIVE AGAINST THE CAPITAL,CL. ^REMAINING TROOPS- ENCOURAGE FRIENDS, FRIGHTEN FOES.

THE7 AND PROCURE AS MANY OTHERPOSSIBLE.

NEITHER CALLIGERIS NOR THE ARMY flIN, CONTINUE ON THE CAPITAL UNTIL STaNTJEL CRaCKS.

5, THE QUESTION BETWEEN STANDEL ftND US IS ONLY THIS: 9H0 WILL CAP ITULATE LAST ? .

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CABLE SECRETARIAT CO'jyENTs MR. C H, NOTIFIED OF RECEIPT

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