CABLE TO DIRECTOR, CIA FROM SR REP GUATEMALA CITY RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 2/9/1953

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CIA HISTORICAL REVIEW PROGRAM

ffo FOLLOW-8KG FORAUJOMDU)RE VIAEB* "CRBSIS HERE NOW AT HAND GRAVEST EVENTS MAYBE TOUCHEDY> TODAY WITH PUBLIC SYMBOLIC BURN3NQ OF CONSTITUTION: AnBCKZ HAS STA7E0ARTICIPATING WILL IE AVE THEBR CORPSESENTRAL Pfc/JAo ARANOIp HITLER TYPE. SPEECH TO MARCHING CYG GROUPS SATURDAY NCON UNDOUBTEDLY KNOWNo AM INFORMED HE MET SATURDAY EVENBNG WITH HEADERS OF OFFICIAL PARTIES INCLUDING COMMUNilST fitiD ANNOUNCED REAL REVOtUTION NOW BEGUN WILL NOTPPE0 GY iVr^.PZ OF PAPER SUCH AS CONSTBTUTSONo FURTHER STATED SOULO USE C; PORTUNlTY TO LIQUIDATE REACTIONARIES ENT8RELY0 STATED HE INTENDS TO SURVIVERDER TO WRITEEATH CURTSF&CATES SN THE PR OWN HAS FIGURE OF 1NOIVIOUALS THUS TO BEOUR EMBASSY HERE APPARENTLY STILL PASSIVE AND UNRESPCNSBVE TO ELEMENTS ACTIVELY AND SUBVERSBVELY IN3 NOT REFLECT ATTITUDE OF YOUR GOVERNMENT NOW

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