CABLE TO DIR RE GUATEMALAN 1954 COUP

Created: 4/7/1954

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POSSIBLY NOW ON BAYROGS. S CLOSE ANDCALLIGERIS THUS FEEL CERTAIN WILLFULL

COOPERATION. HOWEVER LACKOKE NOB (ALSO RECEIVED NOD)STILL PRESENT SERIOUS OBSTACLE.

2. VIES ABOVE RECONVENE RECCfcSlOERATI ON5 AND SUGGEST CHIEF OOACIO OR APPROPRIATE DEPUTY CABLE CHIEF ODACID OTFROGS TOP SECRET EYES ALONE TO EFFECT SITUATION WARRANTS HIS ACCEPTANCE VERBAL BRIEFING FROM SKILLET AND COOPERATIONXTENT OBJECTIVE ACHIEVED AND ODYOKE POSITION PROTECTED. THEN FOLLOW WITH REQUEST RETURN POPRIWE FOR MOREBRIEFING AS ENVISAGED IN REF MSG.

5. IF ABOVE AGREED THEN SIMULTANEOUSLY SEND BY SAME OOAClD AUTHORITYOP SECRET PRIORITY fc*SG TO SKILLET AUTHORIZING HIM TO PROCEED SOONEST TO DTFROGS FOR CONSULTATION 9ITH LOCAL OOAClD CHIEF RE PBSUCCESS.

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U,. SKILLET SHOULD be GUSDED TO SRIef ABOVE ONLY ONVIA (RECEIVED VIZ) SKII.WER/SYNCARP POINTING AND URGENT

TO ENSURE SUCCESS AND AVOID POSY-COUP PROBLEMS. OTFROGSSHOULD BE URGED TO CALLDISCUSS WSBURNT

SITUATION AND INDICATE CONCERN AND SYMPATHY FOR ANTMENTIONING CALLIGERIS BY NAME. ERRATIC SHOULDif MENTIONEDSKILLET CAPABLE

GUIDING DTFROGS OOAClD CHIEF AND flASH MSG SHOULD PROVIDE SUFFICIENT AUTHORITY AND DIRECTION TO ACCOMPLISH IMMEDIATE OBJECTIVE,

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