CABLE TO SR. REP. LINCOLN FROM DIRECTOR, CIA RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 6/7/1954

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KMFLUSH AMBASSADOR TODAY bdbkttkd to ODACID PROPOSAL OUTLINED paraet A.

ODACID ENTIRELY UNWILLING DELIVER AIRCRAFT to kmplush UNTIL AFTER REPEAT after DEFINITEO PUSCHASE ARD TRANSFER OP TTTLE COMPLETED. REASON is UNWILLINGNESS INCUR ast RISK THAT AIRCRAFT VOULD BE USED EITHER BY KHFLUBH govt or BY call!(kris WHILE still PBPRIME PROPERTY which WOULD CREATE IMPRESSION PBFRTMS KNOWLEDGE and ENCOURAGEMENT SUCH use of PUKES. if sale OP PLANES can BE ARRANGED wtth TRANSFER op title prior to DELIVERY FROM here ODACID ENTIRELY AGREEABLE to TRANSACTION AND will HELP to EXPEDITE.

3- BELIEVE ODACID POSITION UNLIKELY be MODIFIED. THEREFORE BEST CHANCE SECURE QUICK DELIVERY OF at LEAST TWO OR THREE PLANES IS THROUGH FIRM PURCHASE otter ETC 3 BELIEVE mo DIFFICULTY (a) ENSURE FLARE SERVICEABLE PRIOR TRANSFER title HERE and (B) EARLY DELIVERY with PILOTS OTHER than C OMPANY if

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k. UHLES3 TOO SEE HEASOB FOR DlFH_KEBx PrXODOHE CDACTD WILL REPORT TO ISMBASSADOR THAT PBPRIME MUTT INSIST OB TRARBFER TITLE HZHE PRIOR DELIVERY BOT VIIiJBQ EXPEDITE SALE AKD TgrrTvCTT OS THIS BASTS.

5- IMPORTANT THAT BRODFROST AND MAOOFFTH REVEAL HO REPEAT HO KNOWLEDGE OF ODACID POSTTTOB UNLESS AHD UBTILKRALLI KNOWN IB KMPLOSH. TBEY COULD HOtEVERJ TO LEAHN OF ODACID REPLY TO HTM.

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