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TO: (PRIORITY) SHERWOOD INFO: OlRUCCESS FOR LANGEVIN, INSTRUCTION 5
ADMIT FOR FIRST TIME NOW LlBERATIO MOVEMENT IS BEING ARMED.IMPLY SOME ARMS ARE SElNG TURNED OVER BY DEFECTING COMMIE SHOCK TROOPS, OTHERS BY LOYAL ARMY, POLICE OFFICERS, OTHERS OBTAINED BY BREAKING INTO COMMIE CACHES. EMPHASIZE STREAM OF WEAPONS BEING RAPIDLY DISTRIBUTED, NO LONGER NEEO SUFFERING COMMIE TERROR. STRESS, HOWEVER, THAT ARMS TO BE USEO THIS MOMENT FOR SELF-OEFENSE ONLY, OUR FOLLOWERS TO HIDE THEMSELVES AND ARMS, LISTENING TO OUR FURTHER MESSAGES. CALL FOR CONCERTED ACTION TO COUE VERY SOON. EXPRESS HOPE THAT COUNTRY CAN BE LIBERATED WITHOUT BLOODSHED BUT EMPHASIZE THAT IF VIOLENCE OCCURS, ENEMY TO BLAME.
EMPHASIZE IN ABOVE BROADCAST AS IN EVERY PROGRAM THAT ARMY OUR FRIENO, ON SIDE OF PEOPLE AKD CHRISTIANITY, AGAINST COMMUNISM. EVEN If EW OFFICERS OR MEN, TEMPORARILY OBEYING
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orders frou their cowle superiors, rn against liberation movement, do not consider entire army our enemy, appeal to soldiers honor, common sense, love of fatherland, christian faith.
official denial armyhour ultimatum to arbenz indicates that loyal army increasingly opposed to commie venture of arbenz regime. fficial general staff statement supporting arbenz: "paper is patient. we know better".
U. addenoum to instruction one, para 2: patrioticn l8 june0 plazuelavenuetreet, front central train station, ending with meeting front national palace. (take action indicated. press comments:
a. nuestro diarioune: settlement ufco strike. note that commies accepteo rather unfavorable terms for workers, obviously trying appease ufco. for commies workers right only bargaining device. only free, non-commie unions really representing workers interests against both oomestic, foreign capitalists.
bv same paper, durazno incident. ask "shy guardi* civil does not admit the many other incidents all overhe hourly increase resistance everywhere.
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DE CENTRO AMERICA, UNE: PARTIES. NEITHER AGRARIAN REFORM NOR UFCO PEOPLE'S LIBERTIES AND COMMUNISM. DENOUNCE THEIRFOR SOVEREIGNTY: NO SOVEREIGNTY POSSIBLE RULE. RECALL MANY RECENT INCIDENTS PROVING UPON MOSCOW'S ARMS, MONEY, AOVICE, AGENTS. "
HORA, UNE. QUOTE AMPLY FROM ROJASRE CHURCH, EMPHASIZE ACUTE THREAT TO CHURCH BY COW
LIBRE,UNE. PAGE TWO STORYLEADERS, ARMY OFFICERS ON STATE FINCAS. DENOUNCE ASBRIBING ATTEMPT. DECLARE CONVICTION ARMY BE BRIBED INTO SERVING MOSCOW OR ITS OUPE, ARBENZ.
A. BEGINNING TOMORROWUNE, BROADCAST AT LEAST FOUR TILES OAILY, MORNING, NOON, LATE AFTERNOON, LATE EVENING. DETERMINE MOST SUITABLE HOURS, LENGTH EACH BROADCAST ANNOUNCE IF POSSIBLE TONIGHT, CABLE NEW SCHEDULE LINC.OUR MAY BE WITHINOURS, SHALL INFORM YOU SEPARATELY PREPARE SPECIAL PROGRAMOUR, ASDISCUSSED. PRIOROUR, TENSION TO BE BUILT UP FROM ONE PROGRAM TO THE NEXT.
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6. re sherwood) paras. if not already done, linc wants mendoza speak tomorrowune, prior to flight p proclaim himself chief air force liberation movement, ask all wsburnt pilots join him immediately. if this can not be arranged, similar statement to be broadcast as soon thereafter as possible.
c. guat newspapers to be picked up not in mama town.
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cable secretariat comment:
temporary copy of this message issued to mr. esterlinc (wh) Oune.Original document.