CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM GUATAMALA CITY RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 6/23/1954

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HISTORICAL REVIEW PROGRAM

AS SANITIZED

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FOR WHITINGUBLUG

WOULD YOU PLEASE DISCUSS WITH HOLLAND AND ADVISE THROUGH YOUR CHANNELS Oft INSTRUCT THROUGH DEPARTMENT,G ON DECISION REACHED, THE FOLLOWING PROBLEM;

1, ANNOT CONSCIENTIOUSLY ORDER THE EVACUATION OFAN!HIS POST AT iHE PRESENT TiliE SINCE-EEL THE SlTUATiON IS DANGEROUS, IT HAS NOT REACHED THE POIiff OF CHAOS OR OISORCEPS IN THE CITY,

2r HOWEVER, IT IS GENERALLY AGREED HFRE THAT IF AMERICANS WERE EVACUATED IT WCULD BE THE GREATEST BLOiV WHICH THE BOVERSOlENT COULD RECEIVE IH THE PSYCHOLOGICAL FIELD. AT MYO MEETINGS WITH TORIELLG. HE HAS BECOME GREATLY UPSET EACHAVE MENTIONED EVACUATION.

3, WOT SO IMPORTANTACTOR TO BE CONSIDERED ISM BElf'O CflfTlCIZSO BY CIVILIANS FOR NOT DOING ANYTHING ASCUT

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THEfR WELFARE. IT MIGHT DE THAT DEPARTMENT WILL WISH TO INSTRUCT ME TO EVACUATE THOSE AMERICANS WHO WISH TO GO AND THOSE* IN OFFICIAL FAMCLY WHO ARE NOT ESSENTIAL,, OULD APPRECIATE't^5Z0

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