CABLE TO SENIOR REP., GUATEMALA CITY RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP (W/ATTACHMENT)

Created: 6/11/1954

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HISTORICAL REVIEW PROGRAM release as sanitized

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C/PP. This HQ instruction to GOAT certainly cakes sense,onder why HQ concentrates on' thisinor and almostorward studentn which we hare cooxented via Sherwood even prior to receipt anyn basis of TGJTA radio announcementf they look for evidence that Guat regime folloifi coBoamist pattern, much more impressive proof ia onor instance :

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Mobilization of Labor Unions parallels the formation of Action Committees by the CP-led Unions in Czechoslovakia on eve of coup d'etat ;

Offer non-aggression pact to Honduras parallels several of Hitler's non-aggression pacts an* Stalin's non-aggression pact with Japan ;

Arbenz offer to talk to Eisenhower is the technique of gaining plenty of time while maintaining outward willingness to negotiate] as seen in Panmunjoo and in many other case;

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