Dec 19, 78 • 0116 • State-Georgetown • 318537

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PAGE 01 STATE 318537
ORIGIN ARA-15
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 PM-05 /021 R
DRAFTED BY ARA/RPP:RWZIMMERMANN:BT
APPROVED BY ARA:JABUSHNELL
OSD/ISA:F.NELSON (DRAFT)
——————048088 190651Z /11

P R 190116Z DEC 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN PRIORITY
INFO SECDEF WASHDC 2441
JCS WASHDC 2074
CSA WASHDC
CNO WASHDC
CSAF WASHDC
USCINCSO QUARRY HEIGHTS CZ
USCINCRED MACDILL AFB FL
CINCMAC SCOTT AFB IL
UNCLAS STATE 318537

E.O.112065N/A
TAGS: GY, OREP (RYAN, LEO)
SUBJECT: MATERIAL PROVIDED EMBASSY IN CONNECTION WITH JONESTOWN DISASTER.

1. DOD HAS PROVIDED FOLLOWING LIST OF ITEMS PROVIDED TO EMBASSY GEORGETOWN FOR USE IN CONNECTION WITH THE JONESTOWN DISASTER.

16 PORTABLE MOTOROLA RADIOS
3 FM RADIO BASE SETS
2 SSB RADIOS
96 SLEEPING BAGS

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3153 “C” RATIONS
1 POWER GENERATER
1 1/4 TON JEEP M151
5 POLAROID CAMERAS
5 FINGER PRINT KITS
200 FLASHLIGHT W/BATTERIES
200 PONCHOS
200 CANTEENS, CUPS, WEB BELTS
200 MESS KITS
-10 DZ GLASS MICROSCOPE SLIDES
4 DZ GLASS JARS, 16 OZ., W/COVERS
4 DZ BOTTLES, WIDE MOUTH, 1 OZ.

2. EMBASSY REQUESTED TO INDICATE STATUS THESE ITEMS IN FOLLOWING CATEGORIES: ITEMS RETURNED TO USG AND REMOVED FROM GUYANA; IN USG POSSESSION IN GUYANA AT THIS TIME; ITEMS TURNED OVER TO GOG WITH RETURN NOT EXPECTED EITHER BECAUSE OF NATURE ITEMS OR BECAUSE OF ON-GOING GOG REQUIREMENT; ITEMS WHICH EXPECTED BE RETURNED IN FUTURE.

3. IF SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF PROPERTY NO’IN HAND USG OR EXPECTED TO BE RETURNED IN FUTURE, DOD PREPARED MAKE AVAILABLE SERVICES PROPERTY DISPOSAL EXPERT TO ASSESS SITUATION.

4. IF ITEMS FROM DOD IN ADDITION TO ABOVE RECEIVED AND NOT RETURNED, PLEASE PROVIDE LIST.

VANCE

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Originally posted on March 25th, 2020.

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