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Created: 6/22/1954

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fbNOt FIRST TRO CONTACT MADE. POSITIONESUPPLYV^

IFICATIONATUU. RESULT JUNE

B. HANK: fLES EAST GUALAN0ESUPPLIEO NIGHTUNE, AGAIN MORNUNE. REPORTED TROOP UOVEMEMT TOWARD GUALAN UAY HAVE INVOLVED. THEU. SHERWOOD

AND MR SUPPORT AWAITING NOT

YOUR AUTHOR IZATION TO PROCEED, MAY RUfl STRIKEUNE REGARDLESS TIMING TO RELIEVE PRESSURE.

C. TOMMY& REPORTEO IN CONTROLNANERA ANO LOS AUATES.

0. CP: READY ATTACK0IR SHCtt ARRANGED. STRENGTH INCREASINGEN. COMPLETED0

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E* DANNYs CAPTURED ESQUIPULAS. DUE JOIN JOHNNYUNE. REPORTED INCREASEDEN. SOURCE CALLIGERIS.

F. FRANK: NOW PART OF DANNY. NO MORE REPORT UNLESS BREAKS AWAY AFTER CHIQUIMULA.

2. SPECIALS: TORONJA: LOCATED TECULUTAN

CHACONEN ARRANGING RESUPPLY THROUGH TORONJA. LA CEIBA BOAT CAPTURED ACCORDING REPORT FROM PIVALL FRO'. U

5. PREPARING TO. INSPECTION, IF NECESSARY, BY GETTING ALL REMAINING GEAR IN ARMY HANDS OR OUT OF WSHOOFS. SALAL BELIEVED PROTECTEO BY CLAIMING IS PRIVATE RES IOENCE ANO NO SEARCH ALLOWEDe ONTRICH TO MEETSHOOFS CONTACT NIGHTUNE.,

i+. ESTIMATE OF SITUATION: AL'. SHOCKS NOW ON ROADS AND ROLLING SWIFTLY. ARMY UNDOUBTEDLY KEY TO SITUATION AND WAITING TO SEE IF WE WORTHWHILE. WE CONCENTRATING ON PROOF NEXT 60

CALLIGERIS NEEDS GET IN FIELD TO SPUR TR00R3 . RATHER "LOOSE" CONTROL OF OPERATION NOW ENJOYED BY SALAL WILL BE PASSED TO FIELD, SOLE SALAL VALUE WILL BE SUPPORT. OURS WOULD BE CUT FROU ARRANGEMENT AIR SUPPORT AND DISPATCHERS OF AIR WOULD BE ABREAST OF SITUATION IF SALAL AND AIR BASE TOGETHER. CALLIGERIS AND STAFF MOVES ESQUIPULASUNE, SALAL LESS

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RADIO AND ONE OPERATOR MOVING KMFLUSHUNE.

6. CAN LINC NOT GATHER TYPE OF INFOROU NET TRAFFIC THUS REDUCING FIELD TRAFFIC.

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