CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM LINCOLN RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 6/9/1954

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HEGARTY, RE YOUR REPORT hi

WE WANT ONE OF YOUR THREE PSYWAR TEAMS EACH TO GO TO U) PUERTO BARRIOS, UTMPA, (C) ZACAPA.

DETERMINE WHICH TEAM BEST SUITED FOR EACH LOCATION, THAT IS, FA*iIL'AR WITh REGION, eUT NOT SELL KNOWN AS ANTl-COhWlES,

5- APPOINT LE'OCR EACH TEAM, COORDINATE SlTH ONTRICH THAT LEADER BE GIVEN SAME CONTACT AOOREJS ONE ABOVE CITIES ASENT SAT'E ClTY. ALSO CCO'.DlNATF DEPARTURE TIME WITH ONTRICH.

U- EQUIPMENTEEDEDt CHINE, TYPEWRITER, PAINT, BRUSHES. NOT PRACTICABLE HAVE SUCH EQUIPMENT CARRIED BY TEAMS. MUST BE ACQUIRED WITH HELP OF LOCAL LEADER AT DESTINATION.

5- UNDERSTOOD THAT TEAMS AVAILABLE PSYWAP. PURPOSES ONLY, BUT STRONGLY RECOMMEND THEY 6E SSUED A" LEAST PISTOLS FOR SELF

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defense. present conditions enemy MAY NIT make difference between propagandists, saboteurs. other opposition forces.

6. your training ideas sound. ermits, add practice in mimeographing, cutting stencils, operatingmaonine. brief teams our policy objectives as applicable, nerve war techniques per our pouched instructions.

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