246. Telegram From Operation PBSUCCESS Headquarters in Florida to the CIA Station in Guatemala1

4458. 1. Urge you exercise every means to have [name not declassified] remove STANDEL–1 before noon 28 June failing this prevail upon STANDEL–1 to accept Calligeris cease fire conditions.

2. FYI. There remains no choice but fight unless STANDEL–1 comes out immediately against communism accepting terms announced and call cease fire for forming new govt with Calligeris.2 To do otherwise would be to surrender our present advantages and possibly fall victim of Arbenz Communist intrigue.

  1. Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 6, Folder 6. Secret; Immediate; RYBAT; PBSUCCESS. Repeated to the Director of Central Intelligence.
  2. See Document 251.