Serial 335

P 251913ZNOV 78
FM JCS WASHINGTON DC
INFO DIR FBI WASHINGTON DC
(Listing of 28 military bases and command follows)
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CONFIDENTIAL 4057
SUBJ: JCS SITREP 005/242300Z NOV 78

1. Situation.

A. Many more dead were found under piles of bodies in the pavilion area. As of 242130Z, location of known human remains was as follows: Dover-270; enroute-152; Georgetown-158; Jonestown-estimate

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222; total-802.

B. Government of Guyana (GOG) has not indicated when they will release the 78 survivors under GOG custody.

2. Friendly operations.

A. JCS WIN number 128 authorized JTF Guyana an additional 25 personnel to assist in handling added requirements. Total military in Guyana as of 241900Z Nov 78 is 285.

B. Guyana Defense Forces and US military continue to search for additional survivors. However, ground patrols, native guides, interviews with farmers near Jonestown, search of rivers and helicopter search using bullhorns have failed to find any survivors. Additionally, State has authorized payment of rewards to Amerindians for finding American citizens.

C. USCINSO requested additional body transfer cases and body bags. Assets have been located and are en route.

D. Strategic/tactical airlift summary as of 241900 Nov 78.

C-141 C-130
Georgetown deployment
Scheduled 23 7
Completed 20 7
Remaining 3 0
Enroute 0 0
Movement of remains
Scheduled 8
Completed 4
Remaining 4
Completed 2

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Additional missions will be scheduled as required.

GDS 84

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#2710

Originally posted on December 9th, 2018.

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