CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM GUATEMALA CITY RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 5/20/1954

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CCESS INTEL

FOR WHITING FROM JUBLUG:

?o AM SURE YOU AWARE OF TYPE OF EQUIPMENT LANDED INE ALSO HAVE REPORTS ATORE SHIP WITH AMMO IS APPROACHING THESE SHORES. IT SEEMS TO ME THAT TIME HAS COME FOR DRASTIC ACTION- THE PSYCHOLOGICAL SITUATION IS SUCH HERE THAT IT HARD PUT INTO WORDS-, EVERV-ONE IS EXPECTING SOMETHING TO BE DONE- AT SA.U6 TIME EVERYONE BELIEVES, WHETHER RIGHTLY OR WRONGLY, THAT OAS WILL NOTUR SOLUTION. AVE NO OBJECTION TO THIS STEP WHICH MIGHT BE TAKEN SIMULTANEOUSLYHOULD LIKE TO" RENEW WITH ALL THEAVE THE SUGGESTION AND THE URGENT PLEA THAT SABOTAGE TEAMS BE IMMEDIATELY OISPATCHEO WITH ORDERS TO CREATE HELL.

2o SHOULD THIS AlAVO SHIP ARRIVE AND ITS CARGO BE DISPATCHED NOTHING SHORT OF DIRECT MILITARY INTERVENTION WILL SUCCEED,,

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3* ANT YOU TO KNOW ABOVE IS WRITTEN NOT IN PANIC BUT WITH COOL ANO DEADLY DETERMINATION THAT FREEDOM SHALL NOT PERISH IN

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