815.00 Revolutions/425: Telegram

The Minister in Honduras ( Lay ) to the Secretary of State

119. Amapala retaken by Nationalist troops without opposition after former Commandant fled to Nicaragua last night. Insurgent [Page 731] force mentioned my telegram No. 117, December 27, 1 p.m.,15 marching rapidly toward San Marcos pursued by large force Nationalist troops. Former will probably cross Nicaraguan boundary. Garrison in Tegucigalpa which under control of the Government was source of danger turned over to Nationalist troops and Blue General appointed Commandant Province of Tegucigalpa.

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