CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM GUATEMALA CITY RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 6/4/1954

OCR scan of the original document, errors are possible

to :HISTORICAL REVIEW PROGRAM

GuatemalaAS SANITIZED

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perational^ Jimwedi ate

to: (opim) (opim) 3guat

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re: guat1 )

through some unknown channel secant

l0h3 letter from semantic andune. salient points

the following was saved: military pap, his notebook,n different partsetter from secant for calligeris, ano other letters.

lost souvenir codes, latest reports rop zone operations but without mention of placesp full details of pieoras blanca gas tank car operation, pilot matter with radio freouencies and details, list those attending summit, letter frtw secantlist of letters without the letters,

last three letters receiveo FROv[] ]

numerical code of secant, list of his people in the nine places.

5. semantic feels that some one talked to the police and prouablyesult of the trip of the brother inlaw of calligeris,

S FORBIDDEN TOOPY Of THIS MESSAGE

k JUNE 5h

1*. THE PEOPLE MOST GRAVELY COMPROMISED ARE

]]tHE OTHERS ARE MENTIONED BUT NOT CATALOGUED

IN THE LIST SEIZED,

5. ESCOSILLAE0' 8UT

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6DON SOUVENIR LIST ONLY THOUGH SLOOO

BANK MENTIONED.

SEMANTIC BELIEVES AUTHORITIES ARE DISORIENTATED THOUGH PROCEEDING WITH CAUTION.

NO SAFEHOUSE ADDRESS APPEARS IN LISTS CAPTUREO AND WILL BE SAFE UNLESS BETRAYED BY SOMEONE WHO HAS BEEN IN ONE OR OTHER OF THEMa

$0 ONLY SALAMIAR ANO MELGAR ROUTES COMPROMISED. PALENCIA PEOPLE MAY FACE TROUBLE.

10o SECANT WAS TOLcQ UST BE SAVED*

AFFAIR WITHDISCOVERED.

KEY MANPUERTO BARRIOS BUTMAN COMPLETELY COMPROMISED.

OMEWHAT COMPROMISED ONLY

THOUGHLEAVE.MUST BE SAVED

ALTHOUGH DO NOT BELIEVE THEY SERIOUSLY COMPROMlSEC

1lu THE RECEPTION COMMITTEE BADLY COMPROMISED ALTHOUGH SEMANTIC DOES NOT BELIEVE AUTHORITIES KNOW MUCH MORE THAN NAMES.

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k JUNE &

PREVIOUSLY TO SECANT AND SEMANTIC URGES

3(ALSOAY BE MO-

LATTER CHECK

LESTED.

1

IS KNOWN

NAME OF NEW COLLABORATORWELL AS THE MATTER OF

ASKS THAT Q

BE SAVED*

3

AODEC THATCOMPLETELY COMPROMISED,

BEEN WARNED HE SENDING PEOPLE OUT AS FAST AS POSSIBLE.

ANNISTER: jN VIEW PARANDTHEM, PASSED WARNING THROUGH BURWETTEIN CONTACT WITH THEM. BURNETTE ]Hfi0 N0

22. ABOVE BEST UNDERSTANDING OF LETTERlTTEN IN INVOLVED SEM* CODE MANNER. UNFORTUNATELY DID NOT MAKE POUCH. AM DUPLICATING AND WILL FORWARD SOONEST. HOWEVER WOULD SUGGEST LINC REP PASS THROUGH HERE PICKUP LETTER FROM STATION REP ATPROCEED QaNO DISCUSS WITH ONTRICH. SINCE POSSIBLE

k JUNE &

INAGEPOINTS MISSED BY US.

23- FYI SEMANTIC BELIEVESCALLIGERIS,

END OF MESSAGE

CABLE SECRETARIAT COMMENT i MR. ESTERLINE, WH, NOTIFIED OF

RECEIPT OF THIS MESSAGE.

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