GENERAL- OPERATIONAL - SPECIFIC - BRIEFING (W/ATTACHMENTS)

Created: 5/28/1954

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CIA HISTORICAL REVIEW PROGRAM RELEASEAS SANITIZED

(Specify Air or Sea Pouch)

NO. 1TUL-A- 'Z?

Headquarters

FROM LINCOLN

Attached herewith are two copiesriefing.

WILLIAM D. PLAYDON

Attachments

64

aaMngton

3-LINCOLN

BEST AVAILABLE COPY

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SUoJ Brloi'la^ olUl<ns

Victor)

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ill proceed ton order tolandestine radio cocnunicotlons link between tho not inea, tho consejoCP.

' Lae tr.ble:

will departiay.

;inuio cear willroa Vetpici/'aloa tobyma coilvorod to twjll

sead gear uo

C. a. Operator was bi-ioi'oJ thoroughly ref. survej of hia

Uurio surroundor securest arrai.Gecients ;or lie waa Instructed to prepare separatelor radio and signal plan matorial. rato putember of his faaily as ain case ho was interrupted wiiilo workinfi inslve him enough linedo naterial anaevasion arid oscftcc >lan if necessary. Hethoroughly or. tills matter and Instructedsurvivalr such emergency. Uponof radio, operator vrill make hia initialthe base station. ;iadio gear will boourier fro-nfn Guatemala City. who winand doltvor radio Isfrier,

contact plan has been arranged in case it isto use it tn Tiws operatorhi3as hisof contact ill bo discussed under

pin briofed and cautioned on thefor radio dliiclpllno.

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Boecial IndieatOP 1 tor was told that if atuor..v ie could not understand foro worryit but to pass it baaedlatalyor with the time roceivod to :ils contact.

."powsw was brio fad ho nraa not to exooso ni.nso.ir on iJ-itey out was to remain black for at leastays In casa Sihereounter-rovolutlon and wo would lono Quezal-Leuan^o. Ii* this situation did oarac about, wo would stilleans of oorrciunicntions. ay hojalc ba ciK-.tactod mid Instructedlorient his disposal

lan. He would then turn in hisaroec tiled poraoi.ortain place.

VIOIf *er

cnt will Iraid live black. If ho ia >lcltod udo routine cnt.ott :ie tflll .isc his natural oovort- Operator hascossar;v 'uatomalan doeaientation tooutine check.

ent

a, e aye:it will live and cfine hlaaell to himat-uezaltenango.

o. o contact will be made with the operator at till hose. Contact will bo or.ly through -is sister, lis father can also be used aa en alternate.

Operator's home Isherefore, thoro is no oroblon in selecting tho nooos.-ary sltos for bransaitting and concealment ol gear, ia willhis parents' radio antenna to fit hia need.

o. Operate^will arrange through his cutout for on altornate sito if it baoomea necessary for hits to .novo.

C ox-par1 on

a. operator was brlofetl thorou^ily o: need forand fact that this was aain koy to .It;security. verj'thingod-to-know baa la. t divulge to anybody hoadio operator.

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A regular, altemato and omorRency contact pin-was sethimself and tho

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a. Hesular: personalis si--Ler. An oricontact poSufc waa sroeu uojn. It la the rl.$it eolura (pillar) inoi tho i'eatro ihinioipal later mason this -ijint" on hor wayi from school ovory day. Ask: will be instructed byor tor to watchortical chalkhis coluan. Vhon shet, sho will ulace a loriaontal .tart: at she tiao she will return each 'lay until the contact is nade. epresenting two sours on the vortical line. At the selected hour when ohe rrfcimsllor her contact to out another horizontal lino through the vertical one. e will do tho same. After they know who oach other are, the contact will identify himselforn Quetzal note for wh'.ch 3he will have the other half.

o. Alter -jito: ead cro? will bo selected,laceignal canrkod for the deposit and re-

i'. MasH'c is deposited in tho deadircle will be .aarked at the selectedon it'sa "x" will be marked in the circle.

Tha front of the theater la always usedonorvency contact

a special co.irier ia necessary at any time, athis fa-nilyriend will lie selected forjob.

SECURITY

A. as told tos fa illy in regards toespecially his cutout and ^ive her full instructions on contact plans.

ii. The Inporta.ice of his mission was pointed out to him and the performance of it could weigh heavily in the salvation of his country.

0. Tho money part of the Motivation was not mentioned to him. He was uronlsedldven tha necessary suooort for the accomplishment3 a'ssion.

oto: Tsol raonay motivation should ho covered only when absolutely necessary.

i>. ully understood his external and internal control signals and hod no questions on radio prooedure.

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A. he willven onl; sufficient fundso trip. he is settled, funds will bo passed through his cutout.

ii. Survival kit Dill be passed to olri together with his radio.

A. ill dopart Tegucigalpa on or nbo.itny and will travel to Juatenala via El Salvador. ill bef'.nal travelalvador aid sent by anroute.

PLAK

A. Theasostal box auraber in loiuluras for him toetter oi(3ied Victor Varela In caso ho loses contact. rlern be sent to hinlace ue will selects return and Inform us ajout, proba-lyutsido of ^uozaltenango. au ^lven halfecond cuetzal note lor the identification of this contact.

PLAiJ

A. erson will contact him ando where and when to take his rjeurolected place.

as jlvon the opportunity to ask any quostionahave, including signal plan, etc. lie was sntislfedooints.

JUAN JOSE

rWIiATTPLiSJCOESS

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