CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM LINCOLN RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 2/4/1954

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ref usg cadick ascertained from calligeri8

HE never properly briefed RE requirements saranac class; had been asked by seekford to provide only sabotage candidates which dere mostly lob level.

calligeris, upon being properly briefed, readily accepts original concept, offering provide key personnel as planned.

your instructions: if possibu to handle throughconvert to two weeks straight sabotage training. select with chief personnel those believed capable of retraining green

itay number to be selected eight, select addition second

category those with potential company commander staff and command ability. those men second category will BE reinforcedeb by calligehis1 closest leaders for seven*week course less sabotage

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to total thirty ien, graduates totilized as originallyB1TH cadick. remainder to fall third category, disposal by utilizing as couriers, uuscleuen, etc. chief personnel bill have been instructed on disposition third category by completion training.

calligeris instructing his chief personnel similar to above instructions.

when above conversion set up, report linc soonest. original intention keeping youfrom operations being reconsidered meantime, continue along above lines until your arrival here for further briefing.

avoid sluth if possible. if contact unavoidable, merely use as unwitting informant.

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