203. Telegram From the CIA Station in Guatemala to Operation PBSUCCESS Headquarters in Florida 1

885. Ref: GUAT 874;2 LINC 3970;3 LINC 3966 para 5.4

1.
As stated, success largely depends on letting [name not declassified] and army take action.
2.
If ref A fully complied with, [name not declassified] will have opportunity to carry out his agreement and fulfill ref B request.
3.
We consider imperative fighter planes drop bombs, fire tracers, buzz city, break up demonstration through tear gas or other drops.

  1. Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 91, Folder 6. Secret; Immediate; PBSUCCESS; RYBAT. Repeated to the Director of Central Intelligence.
  2. Not printed. (Ibid., Box 11, Folder 4)
  3. Not printed. (Ibid., Box 6, Folder 1)
  4. Document 201.