INDECISION OF GENERAL KRUEL, SECOND ARMY COMMANDER REGARDING PARTICIPATION OF H

Created: 3/31/1964

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COUNTRY

braz il 31 march

DATE Of INFO.

INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

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SUBJECT

of general kruel, second army commanoer regaroinc participation of his command inebellion

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SOURCE

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FIELD REPORT NO.

a high-ranking official (f) in the state secretariat of public security) a high-ranking state police official appraisal: 2.

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ONARCH THE GOVERNOR OF SAO PAULO ADHEMAR DE BARROS WAS STILLECISION FROM THE SECOND ARMY COMMANDER GENERAL AMAURY KRUEL AS TO WHETHER HE WOULD OR WOULD NOT COMMIT THE SECOND ARMY TO THE SUPPORT OF REBELLIOUS FORCES OF MINAS GERAIS. CALM REIGNED THROUGHOUT THE STATE AND THERE HAD BEEN NO INDEPENDENT UPRISINGS OF SUBORDINATE COMMANDS OF THE SECOND ARMY UP0 HOURS. (FIELD COMMENT: EARLIER IN THE AFTERNOON ANOTHER SOURCE IN THE SECRETARIAT OF PUBLIC SECURITY SAID THAT BY0 HOURS SAO PAULO WOULD BE IN THE REVOLUTION. IT APPEARS THAT KRUEL HAS HAD LAST MINUTE MISGIVINGS OVER WHAT APPARENTLY

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HIS EARLIER PROMISE TO THROW THE SECOND ARMY BEHIND THE REBEL CAUSE. THIS WOULD ACCOUNT FOR THE FACT THAT AS0 HOURS GOVERNOR DE BARROS HAD NOT YET GONE ON TELEVISION JO MAKE THE IMPORTANT PRONOUNCEMENT THAT HE HAD PROMISED EARLIER IN THE DAY.)

THE MORNING OFARCH GENERALS NELSON DEDE FARIAS, AND IGNACIO ROLIM ARRIVED IN SAO PAULOIN BEHALF OF THEOULART FORCES WITHIN THE BRAZILIANTHE MISSION OF INSURING GENERAL KRUEL'S ADHESION TO THE LATER THE SAMEAJOR PAD ILHA (FNU) ALSORIO. RIEF STOP AT THE GOVERNOR'S PALACE, MAJOR

PAD ILHA WENT TO SEE KRUEL AT HIS HOME.THE SOURCE DOES

NOT KNOW THE PRECISE NATURE OF PAD ILHA'S MISSION OR WHO SENT HIM.

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