CABLE TO DIRECTOR, CIA FROM (DELETED) RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 3/27/1953

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TATED ALL ARMY RESERVES9 BEING CALLED ACTIVE SERVICE FOR MILITARY ACTION AGAINST OUATEMALA IN UNION WITH NICARAGUA A& HONDURAS. (COL OSCAR BOLANOS, MINISTER DEFENSE TOLD KILiTARY ATTACHE FEW RESERVES BEiNG TRAINED WEEK-ENDS

2o JUGATJON BELIEVES ACTION WILL OE DURING HOLY SEEKARCHPR|L0

36 HE ALSO STATED SALVADOR HAS 0 'YJRE ACCURATE) READY AND NICARAGUA AND HONDURAS EACH COo

4S SOURCE GEL0EVES TROOPS THREE COUNTRIES WOLL ENTER GUATEMALA ALONG HIGHWAY FROf1 SALVADOR WITH NICARAGUA MAKING INITIAL ADVANCE AND SALVADORAN TROOPS POLICING BORDER AMD GIVING REAR ECHELON SUPPORTc HE EXPECTS CAPITAL TOENTER OFTH HHAVY CASUALTIES.

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So GUATEMALA MARE PLANS BUT AFRAID MOVE TROOPSGUATEMALA CETV FOR FEARUPRISING,, FIELD COMMENT!

A* MILITARY ATTACHE CURRENTLY VISITING BARRACKS FINDS MO INDICATION ARMY PREPAR3NG SUCH ACTION IN IMMEDIATE FUTURE,

Bo FOREIGN DIPLOMATS AND FOREIGN OFFICE PERSONNEL C ISCUSSING NECESSITY FOR MILITARYINST GUATEMALA0

C SOURCES AND INFORMANTS REPORTBNG RUMORS, SPECULATBONS ETCo CONCERNING GUATEMALA"SALVADOR SITUATION,

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