CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM LINCOLN RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 5/21/1954

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THROUGH ODACID CHANNEL THAT JaNXIOUS PURCHASE 7 AIRCRAFT.

REQUEST MAGOFFIN IN HIS UNOFFICIAL CAPACITY AND SPEAKING FOR GILLRAY AN SKIMMER MAY BE ABLE HELP HIU

FIND SUCH AIRCRAFT. MOREOVER SKIMMER MIGHT BE HILLING PURCHASE TWO (OR IF NECESSARY TO NEGOTIATION THREE) SUCH AIRCRAFT AND GIVE THEM^ ^ROVIOED TBO SUCH AIRCRAFT FIRST USEO IN SUPPORT CALL IGERIS AMO PROVIDED FURTHER^ JpROVlOE TBO PILOTS TO FLY SUCH SUPPORT. IF PILOTS COUPE TEIIT AND DEAL CAN BE BORKFD OUT, INSTRUCTOR PILOT CAN BE MADE AVMU3LE I* NECESSARY TO TRAIN THEMS AS WELL AS LIMITED NUMBER KMFLUSH AF PILOTS.

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5. IF TWO PILOTS WESENTLY IN KMFLUSH AFULD BE RELEASED OR APPARENTLY RESIGN OR BE DISCHARGED AND THEN GIVEN CONTRACT WITH GOOD PAY BY CALLIGERIS. LATER REENTRY IN KMFLUSH AF AFTER REASONABLE COOLING PERIOD (COVERED FINANCIALLY BY

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CALLIGERIS) SHOULD NOT BE DIFFICULT*

OT MAKE ANY FINAL COMMITMENTS BUT OBTAIN AS MUCH INFO AS POSSIBLE WITHOUT

5. ADVISE SOONEST.

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