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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1952–1954, Guatemala


Persons and Pseudonyms

  • Note: Pseudonyms are in parentheses following real names. Pseudonyms whose identities have not been released are so indicated.
  • Acheson, Dean G., Secretary of State January 19, 1949-January 20, 1953
  • Arbenz Guzman, Jacobo, President of Guatemala March 15, 1951-June 27, 1954
  • Ascham, Robert A., pseudonym for Allen Dulles
  • Bannister, Earl D., (pseudonym, identity not released)
  • Barnes, Tracy (Playdon, William D.), Chief of the Political and Psychological Staff, Directorate for Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Berry, Lampton J., Deputy Operations Coordinator, Department of State
  • Bissell, Richard M. (Lynade, Pinckney E.), Deputy Director of Central Intelligence
  • Bruce, David K.E., Under Secretary of State April 1952-January 1953
  • Burnette, Cyrus E., (pseudonym, identity not released)
  • Cabell, General Charles P. (Ordway), Deputy Director of Central Intelligence after April 1953
  • Cabot, John M., Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs February 27, 1953-April 1954
  • Cadick, Irving G., (pseudonym, identity not released)
  • Calligeris, John H., pseudonym for Carlos Castillo Armas
  • Castillo Armas, Colonel Carlos, President of the Guatemalan Junta from July 8, 1954; President of Guatemala September 2, 1954-July 26, 1957
  • Clower, Wilfred O., (pseudonym, identity not released)
  • Cordova Cerna, Juan, lawyer for United Fruit Company in Guatemala; supporter of Castillo Armas
  • Diaz, Colonel Carlos Enrique, Guatemalan Army Chief of Staff; President of Guatemala June 27-28, 1954; member of military junta June 28-29, 1954
  • Dulles, Allen (Ascham, Robert A.), Deputy Director of Central Intelligence until February 26, 1953; thereafter Director of Central Intelligence
  • Dulles, John Foster, consultant to the Secretary of State until April 1952; Secretary of State after January 21, 1953
  • Dunbar, Jerome C., (pseudonym, identity not released)
  • Earman, J.S., senior assistant to the Director of Central Intelligence
  • Edwards, Colonel Sheffield (USA), Assistant Deputy Director of Administration for Inspection and Security, Central Intelligence Agency, after March 1952
  • Eisenhower, Dwight D., President of the United States
  • Esterline, Jacob D., Western Hemisphere Division, PBSUCCESS
  • Fortuny, José Manuel, leader of the Partido Guatemalteco del Trabajo until June 1954
  • Galbond, Oliver G., pseudonym for Colonel J.C. King
  • Gutiérrez, Victor Manuel, leader of the Confederacion General de Trabajadores de Guatemala
  • Hedden, Stuart, Inspector General, Central Intelligence Agency, until April 1953
  • Hediger, Donald, (pseudonym, identity not released)
  • Helms, Richard, Chief of Operations, Directorate of Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Holland, Henry F., Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs March 2, 1954-September 13, 1956
  • Hunt, E. Howard (Walter C. Twicker), case officer and Chief, Propaganda Branch, Central Intelligence Agency
  • King, Colonel J.C. (Oliver G. Galbond), Chief of the Western Hemisphere Division, Directorate of Operations, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Langevin, Paul D., pseudonym for David Atlee Phillips
  • Leddy, Raymond G., Officer in Charge of Central American and Panama Affairs, Office of Middle American Affairs, Department of State, from January 1953
  • Lynade, Pinckney E., pseudonym for Richard M. Bissell
  • Magoffin, Francis D., (pseudonym, identity not released)
  • Mann, Thomas C., Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs November 1950-July 1953
  • Martinez, Major Alfonso (retired), Director of the National Agrarian Department in the Arbenz government 1952-1954
  • Miller, Edward G., Jr., Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs June 1949-December 1952
  • Monzon, Colonel Elfego, member of military junta of Guatemala June 28-29, July 3-September 1, 1954; leader of military junta June 29-July 3, 1954
  • Ontrich, Matthew H., (pseudonym, identity not released)
  • Ordway, pseudonym for General Charles P. Cabell
  • Page, Graham L., (pseudonym, identity not released)
  • Peurifoy, John E., Ambassador to Guatemala November 1953-October 1954
  • Phillips, David Atlee (Paul D. Langevin), Field Director, Operation SHERWOOD
  • Pivall, Vincent C., (pseudonym, identity not released)
  • Playdon, William D., pseudonym for Tracy Barnes
  • Princep, Stirling D., (pseudonym, identity not released)
  • Reelfoot, Allen N., (pseudonym, identity not released)
  • Restrepo, Julio, (pseudonym, identity not released)
  • Roosevelt, Kermit, senior official, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Schoenfeld, Rudolf E., Ambassador to Guatemala until October 19, 1953
  • Seekford, Jacob R., (pseudonym, identity not released)
  • Smith, General Walter Bedell (Starke), Director of Central Intelligence from October 7, 1950; Under Secretary of State February 9, 1953-October 1, 1954
  • Somoza Garcia, Anastasio, President of Nicaragua May 1951-September 1956
  • Starke, pseudonym for General Walter Bedell Smith
  • Tofte, Major Hans V., member of the Psychological and Paramilitary Operations Staff, Deputy Directorate of Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Toriello Garrido, Guillermo, Guatemalan Ambassador to the United States September 1952-May 1954; Guatemalan Minister of Foreign Affairs January-July 1954
  • Trujillo, Molina Rafael L., President of the Dominican Republic until August 1952; Secretary of State for Foreign Relations March-August 1953
  • Truman, Harry S, President of the United States until January 1953
  • Twicker, Walter C., pseudonym for E. Howard Hunt
  • Wellbank, Clayton S., (pseudonym, identity not released)
  • Whiting, Harold S., pseudonym for Frank Wisner
  • Willauer, Whiting, Ambassador to Honduras from March 5, 1954
  • Wisner, Frank (Harold S. Whiting), Deputy Director for Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Ydigoras Fuentes, General Miguel, Guatemalan presidential candidate during 1950 elections