CABLE TO LINCOLN FROM SCRANTON RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 4/6/1954

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FBDM; SCRANTON

PRECEDENCI

LINCOLNY

TOR:

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6 APR (

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TO: PR ITY SLINC INFO* SCRANTON

PASSED FOLLOWING INFO PIVALL ON UPRISING

HEADING GROUP*

KILLED BY KMFLUSH PERS.

NUMBER CAPTURED*1 NO FIGURE GIVEN.

UARIArJ^eRCERO LACAYO, OPPOSITION AND IN CAPTIVITY,TRAINED WISBURNT SENT COSTA RICA FOR THIS SPECIAL JOB.

ADVISED SUBJECT STATED HIS GROUP SENT BY

SIZEABLE FORCE STILL FIGHTING, BUT RETREATING COSTA RIGA*

GROUP COMPLETELY DISPERSED, CLEAN UP LEFT.

3. SALAMANDER TOOK PIVALLNA VANT INSPECTION WEAPONS, MATERIAL CAPTURED WHICH INCLUDED FOLLOWING:

A* OLT ACTION MEXICAN RIFLES.

8. 0 7MM ROUNDS RIFLE AND MACHINE GUNS. "CLlft AND MACHINE GUN BELTS INCLUDED, ALSO MEXICAN MADE.

C. ACHINE GUNS MOUNTED TRIPODSEET FOR AERIAL ACTION AND MOUNTAIN WARFARE. PIVALL SAW FROM APPROXEET COULD NOT OlST INGUISH MAKE BUT APPEARED BE HAND MADE WITH BARREL AND OTHER PIECES. WEAPONS APPEARED SCORCHED.

SECRET

2

0. YANIOE GAS BOMBS.

ONCUSSION GRENADES.

RAGMENTATION GRENADES. APPEARED TO BE WW IFILEOZ.

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