CABLE RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP (W/ATTACHMENT)

Created: 6/16/1954

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across. tho page and forward. Each recipient is to repeat above procedure until action completed and ready for filing. This cover-sheet must be retained with enclosure.

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C/PP. Tour guidance for Sherwood re' attached radio items requested :

(a) Is statement by Army General Staffr to be denounced as fraud ? If genuine, whomshould we attack and on what grounds ?

(b) Any special significance in Army? To be mentioned at all

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THE PEOPLE, THE GOVERNMENT, AND THE ARMY OF GUATEMALA ARE SOLIDLY UNITED If. DEFENSE OF THEIR COUNTRY.

THE GENERAL STAFF OF THE ARMY OF TKE REVOLUTION AND THE SECRETARIAT OF PROPAGANDA AND INFORMATION OF THE PRESIDENTIAL OFFICE HAVE DECLARED CATEGORICALLYOINT STATEMENT THAT THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO TRUTH TO THE REPORTAPPEARED IN CERTAIN MEXICAN PRESS AND RADIOTHE EFFECT THAT THE GUATEMALAN ARHY HAD GIVEN PRESIDENT ARBENZPTOURS TO RESIGN.

THE STATEMENT SAYS THAT TODAY, MORE THAN EVER THE ARMY, IS GIVING ITS FULL SUPPORT TO THE PRESIDENT.

THE REVOLUTION HAS GIVEN THE PEOPLE THE OPPORTUNITY TO RISE FROM THEIR FORMER BACKWARD CONDITION TOETTER (BALANCE OF SENTENCE

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