CABLE, STALIN [VIA KUZNETSOV] TO MAO ZEDONG [VIA TEREBIN]CITATION SHARE DOWNLOAD
get citationKuznetsov (Stalin) tells Terebin (Andrei Orlov) that two planes will pick up Mao at an undetermined time to take him to Moscow."Cable, Stalin [via Kuznetsov] to Mao Zedong [via Terebin]" October 21, 1948, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, APRF: F. 39, Op. 1, D. 31, L. 46. Reprinted in Andrei Ledovskii, Raisa Mirovitskaia and Vladimir Miasnikov, Sovetsko-Kitaiskie Otnosheniia, Vol. 5, Book 1, 1946-February 1950 (Moscow: Pamiatniki Istoricheskoi Mysli, 2005), p. 472. Translated for CWIHP from Russian by Sergey Radchenko. Published in CWIHP Bulletin #16. http://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/113786
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Convey to Mao Zedong that you have received an instruction from Moscow to tell him that two passenger planes will be sent to him in the latter half of November, by which he and his group will be transported to Moscow. Details of the timing of the planes' arrival, as well as the route, will be carried out in time.