CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM LINCOLN RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 2/19/1954

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SUGGEST KUGOWN BLACK DIVERSIONARY OPERATION:

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MIAMI FEB REPRINTS LA PRENSA EB. STATING WSBURNT GETTING SOVIET ARMS THRU MEDIUM CZECH FlNCA Vn'NER ANO THAT ARMS TO BE LANDED FROM SOVIET SUBMARINES.

SUGGEST HQS ARRANGE WITH RQM SEARCH GRAPHICS REGISTER FOR PHOTO SOVIET SUB (OR WHAT COULD PASS FOR SOVIET SUB) LYING CLOSE INSHORE; PHOTO SHOULDOOR LACKING DETAIL AND CREDIBLY TAKEN BY AMATEURAMERA FROM KMFLUSH PACIFIC COAST.

U. ALL WOULD GIVE PHOTO TOQ JjUGGESTING FOLLOWING COURSE:

A. PJVALL AMD ONE TRUSTED AID TAKE TRUCKLOAD BLACKFLIGHT

ARMS AMD CACHE ON PACIFIC COAST;

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TO DISCOVERY SOVIET ARMS CACHE AND FURTHER PRESS PUDLIClTY.

5, AFTER PHOTO IN D ARMS CACHED, OPERATION COULD BE fROZEN FOP UTMOST USF. ONE USE WOULD BE TO COMPLETE OPERATION IN ADVANCE CF ENFWY STCATEGFH TO E'lBAPRASS PBPRI ME; ANOTHER USE WOULD BE TO COMPLETE OPERATION WITHIN FEW HOURS AFTER ENEMY PROPAGANDA VICTORY. FURTHER ^VALUE IS THAT ONCE COMPLETED, OPERATION WOULD GIVE PRETEXT FORfJ SSESSION SATELLITE AnMS DELIVERED BY BLACKFLIGHT.

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