CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM (DELETED) RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 4/23/1954

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PVBAT PBSUCCESS

WASHTUB. TO RELEASE STORV ON BASIS ONLY PART OF ARMS CAPTURED. STATES COUNTRY NOW GETTING BACK TO NORMAL AFTER RECENT ATTEMPT AND HE KILL NOT STIR ITAGAIN WITH STORY CREATING BELIEF THAT QUANTITY OF APVS STILL AT LARGE IN COUNTRY.

MATERIAL TURNED OVER BY PIVALL FROM SARANAC INCLUDESGGYPSY RIFLES2 MMANISHM MACHINE GUNS, USABLE BUT NO AMMO.C. JmILLINC TO RELEASE STORY WITH THESE ARMS BEING INCLUDED IN CACHE PROVIDED HE02 MM AMMOO TO PUT WITH THEM. NOT AVAILABLE LOCALLY. ALSO NEED SAIL CLOTH FOP WRAPPING. NOTHING SIMILARHERE AND SAIL CLOTH MARKET SO SMALL PURCHASE COULD BE EASILY TRACED. GRENADES ftILL BE INCLUDED IN CACHE IF THEY APE NOT OF PPPRIME

MANUFACTURE. ADVISE IF LINC OR FOBA CAN FURNISH AMMO.

INTERNATIONAL PRESS NOT FRIENDLY TOWILL ACCUSE HIM OF MANUFACTURING WASHTUB. SHOWED MAGOFFINRE "SUPPOSED ATTEMPT* AGAINST HIM DESPITE FULLTHEREFORE C JfMSjmjffiJUSHTiJiLBE REASONABLY AIR TIGHT.

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