259. Telegram From Operation PBSUCCESS Headquarters in Florida to the Mission Broadcasting Station1

4515. Re: LINC 4510.2 For Cadick.

Do not be influenced by cry of hoax as we shall retain power of retaliation until Calligeris position is secure. [2 lines of source text not declassified] Regret we unable to fully inform you of every detail therefore you must keep confidence throughout this difficult period.
Your complete compliance to ref msg is mandatory.
Modification of use of A/C: You may re-supply field forces to extent necessary to maintain effectiveness while awaiting final decision. [Page 404] Use armed fighter A/C for recon for defensive purposes. Instruct air and ground to be particularly alert for withdrawal enemy units to Adam as such action would violate cease-fire principle of troops in place. Important that enemy not take advantage of cease-fire in any way. Report violations before taking action.
Clear all plans and significant actions with LINC until further notice.
Report your compliance ref msg soonest.
  1. Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 6, Folder 7. Secret; Operational Immediate; RYBAT; PBSUCCESS. Repeated to the Director of Central Intelligence and the Station Chiefs in Guatemala and [place not declassified].
  2. Document 258.