CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM GUATEMALA CITY RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 6/2/1954

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AT THIS MOMENT. 2* REPORTS FROMNDICATE COMUIES AND COMMIE DOMINATED WORKERS CLAIM THEY INTEND ATTACK EMBASSIES OFTS AND ESPECIALLY PBPRIME EMBASSY WHERE EXPECT SEIZE DOCUMENTATIONL'n3^RI3,

3c STRAFING ATTACK2 JUNE DESCRIBED BY COMPETENT PBPRIME OBSERVE AS PATHETIC. ONE SMALL OIL TANK ON OUTSKIRTS OF CITY HIT BUT FIRE OUT ININUTES. FLAK NOT SUPPRESSED. PLANE APPARENTLY DID NOT COME LOWER THAN THOUSAND FEET AT ANYTIME. ESAGE,.

4o PUBLIC IMPRESSION IS THAT ATTACKS SHOWS INCREDIBLE WEAKNESS, LACK OF DECISION, AND FAINTHEARTED EFFORT. CALLIGERIS EFFORTS WIDELY EESCRI BED AS FARCE. ANTI COMMIE ANTI GOVT MORALE NEAR VANISHING POINT. ESPERANCE, ESQUIRE, ESTIMATOR,.

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5. ONE LONE PLANE ATTACKING HALF HEAflTEDLY AT THIS STAGE OF GAME GIVES IMPRESSION WEAKNESS. IF ADAM TARGETS TO BE ATTACKED, SUGGEST SOME SHOW REAL STRENGTH., DISPLAY THIS MORNING FAR MWE DAMAGING OUR CAUSE THAN TO GOVT AND COMMIES GOVT WIDELY ACCUSING ODYOKE OF BEING INVOLVED IN THISAND THE PEOPLE BELIEVE THIS TO BE SO. WEAKNESS AND LACK OF DECISION IS ATTRIBUTED TO ODYOKE AND WILL BE REFLECTED IN ATTITUDE OF PEOPLE AND ESPECIALLY OF COOKIES AND PRO GOVT IRREGUALRS TOWARD LIVES AND PROPERTY OF PBPRIME RESIDENTSURKT. ONLY FORCE AND DECISION WILL BE RESPECTED. WORDS.

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