CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM GUATEMALA CITY RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 6/15/1954

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DEMONSTRATION AFFORDS IDEAL OPPORTUNITY8 MISSION.

SINCE MOST ARMS OROPPED BY THEN,8 SHOULD MAKE PAUL REVERE RIDE POSSIBLY SUFFICIENT TO TRIGGER REVOLT.

SUGGEST MISSION BE FLOWN APPROX AS FOLLOWS:

IRCLE CITY WIDE DROP SMALL FRAGFIELDS.

IN, BUZZING CITY AND PARADE, FIRING TRACERS.

CIRCLING CITY WIDE AGAIN, DROPPING FRAGS IN

FIELDS.

k- IMPOSSIBLE FORESEE WHEN CROWD WILL BE BEFORE PALACE. IF SQUARE FAIRLY EMPTY8 COMES OVER, LOCAL PSYCHOLOGICAL SITUATION MAY MAKE IT NECESSARY DROP SMALL BOMB ON PALACE, SQUARE.

5- PLEASE ADVISE.

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