GENERAL- GUATEMALAN MILITARY MATTERS - SPECIFIC- TROOP MOVEMENTS TO BORDER AREA

Created: 5/2/1954

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'first Sergeant' Holaee'hoPRiAJBl sod Csrlos>rlBa^/of ths Ouardla d* Honor,)hare stated that the Socood Cospany talc) left IS *pril for Posrto Barrios. The croup was raportodly accoapanied by four snored trucks and fen- tanks, and carriedalibre oaohlno guns,allbre machine euna,all bra hneitsers, two anti-tank gune, tso anti-aircraft guns, and Oseoh rifles.

The Balvadoran Aaossssdor In Oaatsmals stated onh that the Oosteoalan government ii oonoomod orer the situation on the Honduran border and is aendlnc Aray redaf oroenents to the Zacapa region.

The United Statee Amy Attache In Ooatenala returned ooprilrip to ths Zeoepa area la the oonpany of fColij Jose OCNZAIil Bsgul snd other hlgn-rsnldn- Ooateealan Artty officers. Be advised that ho ssw one rlflo companyen stationed at Chiqclrrula, one rifle platoon ofen at Eequlgulas, and ooo rifle platoon ofen at Florida. Those troope sre to petroliding froo Honduras. They

are to bs rotated to tacapa every throe Booths. The Attache stated that platoons ofen each are stationed at Asuncion Kits,Jalpataqua and CuUapa to patrol the reads fro* El Salvador.

h. Source paragraphSSOFCS,) paragraphneriosn bualnesB aan with coed military connections, evaluation

5. These reports are forwarded for tho Information of 0ALUCERL3 sod It la requested that they bo oheckod Uurough hie eouroea.

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