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Guatemala, 1952–1954


2. Memorandum From the Chief of the Western Hemisphere Division, Central Intelligence Agency (King) to the Deputy Director for Plans, Central Intelligence Agency (Wisner)

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 151, Folder 4. Secret. This memorandum is attached to a January 14 memorandum from J.S. Earman, Assistant to the Director, to Rear Admiral Robert L. Dennison, Naval Aide to the President, that reads: “The Director of Central Intelligence has requested that the subject memorandum be shown to the President. It is to be noted that the information contained therein has not been coordinated with the members of the Intelligence Advisory Committee.”


3. Telegram From the Central Intelligence Agency to the CIA Station in [place not declassified]

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 7, Folder 1. Secret; Priority.


4. Telegram From the CIA Station in [place not declassified] to the Central Intelligence Agency

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 10, Folder 1. Secret; Routine.


5. Telegram From the Central Intelligence Agency to the CIA Station in [place not declassified]

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 145, Folder 12. Secret; Priority; [codeword not declassified]. A similar telegram was dispatched on January 29. (Ibid.)


6. National Intelligence Estimate

Source: Truman Library, Papers of Harry S. Truman, President’s Secretary’s Files. Secret. Another copy of this NIE is in Department of State, INR–NIE Files. Also printed in Foreign Relations, 1952–1954, vol. IV, pp. 10311037.


8. Telegram From the Central Intelligence Agency to the CIA Station in [place not declassified]

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 7, Folder 1. Secret; Priority.


9. Memorandum for the Record

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 7, Folder 1. Secret. Drafted by Hedden. A handwritten note by Stuart Hedden at the bottom of the page reads: “Apr 28—Gen. Smith approved [name not declassified] and asked me to have [less than 1 line of source text not declassified].”


10. Telegram From the CIA Station in [place not declassified] to the Central Intelligence Agency

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 10, Folder 1. Secret; Priority.


13. Memorandum for the Record

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 151, Folder 2. Drafted by Stuart Hedden.


14. Memorandum of Conference

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 151, Folder 2. Secret. An attached routing slip addressed to the Chief of the Western Hemisphere Division from Richard Helms (DD/P) dated February 5, 1962, reads: “I received this file today from Mr. Allen Dulles. I am sending it to you for appropriate disposition. Please insure that any important memoranda in this file are incorporated in the basic PBSUCCESS for the record.”


16. Intermediate Report on Military Plans for Guatemala

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 134, Folder 6. No classification marking. A handwritten note on the cover page reads: “Un-numbered Report, 1 Sept. ′52.” This memorandum is the first part of the report. The other six parts, none printed, are entitled: 2. Carl Simmons; 3. Movement of Arms From the U.S. to Nicaragua; 4. Movement of Arms by Truck from Managua, Nicaragua to Guatemala; 5. Schedule for Advancing Funds to Calligeris; 6. Time Schedule for Operations; and 7. Suspension of Gasoline Deliveries to Guatemala by United States Oil Companies.


17. Telegram From the CIA Station in [place not declassified] to the Central Intelligence Agency

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 14, Folder 1. Top Secret; Routine.


18. Memorandum From Jacob R. Seekford to the Chief of the Western Hemisphere Division, Central Intelligence Agency (King)

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 134, Folder 6. No classification marking. A typed note at the top of the page reads: “Report # 3.”


20. Report

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 69, Folder 1. Top Secret. Attached but not printed are a list of involved CIA personnel with their contact addresses and telephone numbers; a handwritten tally sheet of monetary disbursements to Castillo Armas, [name not declassified], and various CIA Stations; and handwritten notes on preliminary planning.


21. Memorandum From [name not declassified] of the Central Intelligence Agency to the Chief of the Western Hemisphere Division, Central Intelligence Agency (King)

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 69, Folder 2. Secret; Eyes Only.


22. Chronology Prepared in the Central Intelligence Agency

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 69, Folder 2. Secret; Eyes Only.


23. Memorandum for the Record

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 151, Folder 4. Secret; Eyes Only.


24. Memorandum for the Record

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 69, Folder 2. Secret; Eyes Only. Drafted on October 9.


25. Memorandum for the Record

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 69, Folder 2. No classification marking.


26. Memorandum for the Record

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 69, Folder 2. Secret; Eyes Only.


27. Central Intelligence Agency Information Report

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 139, Folder 6. Confidential; U.S. Officials Only.


28. Memorandum From the Deputy Director for Plans, Central Intelligence Agency (Wisner) to the Chief of the Western Hemisphere Division, Central Intelligence Agency (King)

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 151, Folder 4. Secret; Eyes Only. Also addressed to the Deputy Chief of the Western Hemisphere Division.


29. Memorandum From Jacob R. Seekford to the Chief of the Western Hemisphere Division, Central Intelligence Agency (King)

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 134, Folder 6. No classification marking. A typed note at the top of the page reads: “Date of Info: 27 October 1952.”


30. Telegram From the Central Intelligence Agency to the CIA Station in Guatemala

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 10, Folder 1. Secret; Priority; PBFORTUNE.