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This collection -- 5,120 documents (over 14,000 pages) -- chronicles CIA involvement in the 1954 coup in Guatemala. These records encompass the events and circumstances causing U.S. policymakers to plan the overthrow of the Guatemalan Government in June 1954 as Cold War tensions mounted between the two superpowers, the U.S. and Soviet Union; CIA plans for and execution of the covert action; the outcome; and CIA historical analysis of CIA's performance and impact of the coup. The collection includes reviews of the event by CIA historians, administrative memos regarding operational plans and internal approvals; operational cable traffic; and summaries of the Sherwood tapes used for propaganda purposes. Because there are now so many documents in this collection, we've had to break these down into several links. Please be patient with longer search times as they may take more than a few seconds.

Documents in this Collection

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FOIA

Document Number: 0000913896
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FOIA

Document Number: 0000913477
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DOC_0000913477.pdf509.34 KB

FOIA

Document Number: 0000914645
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FOIA

Document Number: 0000920067
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FOIA

Document Number: 0000923226
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DOC_0000923226.pdf291.71 KB

FOIA

Document Number: 0000136124
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DOC_0000136124.pdf29.44 KB

FOIA

Document Number: 0000135900
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FOIA

Document Number: 0000914951
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DOC_0000914951.pdf75.1 KB

FOIA

Document Number: 0000915160
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DOC_0000915160.pdf120.29 KB

FOIA

Document Number: 0000915612
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