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

Created: 5/2/1954

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Guatemalan Military Mattere

Troop Mov Groan to to Bordor Are an

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First Sergeant)ancof the Ouardta de Honor, ihare stated that the Second Company (elcj leftpril for Puerto Barrios, The group was reportedly accompanied by four armored trucks and four tanks, and carriedalibre machine guns,alibre machine guns,alibre howitsers, two anti-tank guns, tao anti-aircraft guns, and Csaoh rifles.

Tho Salvadoran Arabascador in Quatemala stated onhat tho Ouatemalan government ie concerned over the situation on the Honduran border and is sending Army relnforcemento to the Zacapa region.

Ihe United States Army Attache in Guatemala returned onprilrip to the Zacapa area in the companyose GONZALEZ Segui and other hleh-ranking Ouatemalan Army offiooro. He advised that he eaw ono rifle companyen stationed at Chiouimula, one rifle platoon ofen at Esquigulas, and one rifle platoon ofen at Florida. These troops are to patrol roads leading from Honduras, They

are to bo rotated to Zacapa every three months. The Attache stated that platoons ofen each are stationed at Asuncion Mita, Tupiltepeque, Jalpataqua and Cuilapa to patrol the roads from Bl Salvador.

I*. Source paragraphSSENCE,j paragraphmerican business man with good military connections,.

5. These report* are forwarded for the information of CALLIGERIS and it isat they be checked through his sources.

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