CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM SHERWOOD RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 6/15/1954

OCR scan of the original document, errors are possible

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CITE: SHERWOOD

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EGREESUTES NORTHEGREESINUTES WEST. ,EGREESI MUTES NORTHEGREESINUTES WEST.

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5 LOCAL.

8. REMARKS: 5 PLANE MADE FOUR PASSESEET OVER GENERAL D2 AREA. NO LIGHTS ON DZ. THREE MILES WEST DZ THE PILOT SAW FOUR INTERNS AND ONE FLASHLIGHT. ALL WERE CIRCLING PILOT DECIDED TO MAKE DPOP. THESE ONLY LIGHTS IN AREA. COMPLETED DROPS5 LOCAL. ALL BUNDLES PUT IN APEA ARDS SQUARE. NO ONE APPROACHED AREA TO MAKE PICKUP.

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ONE TRUCK OR TRACTOR COULD BE SEEN ON D2 WITH LIGHTS CM BUT MADE NO SIGNAL. 3.

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REMARKS: 0 PLANES STAYED IN AREAEFINITE SIGNAL LIGHTS SEEM. ALL AREA STARTED TO LIGHT UP AFTER LONG PERIOD CIRCLING. REASON NUMBER TWO PLANE IM AREA SO LONG WAS DUEST PLANE SIGNALLED ON RADJO THEY WERE MAKING DROPS. COMMENT:

A. BOTH AIRCRAFT DEFINITELY AT DZ ALL POINTS CHECK. SECOND PLANE SAW FIRST PLANE AT DZ.

0. CADfCK ADVJSED WAS ONLY TO CIRCLE THIS DZ AREA. END OF MESSAGE

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