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May 29, 1951

CIPHERED TELEGRAM NO. 101255, FILIPPOV [STALIN] TO CDE. RAZUVAEV

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    Stalin sends a message for Kim Il Sung saying that he cannot give Kim Il Sung rifle-mortar arms, but can give him other types of ammunition.
    "Ciphered Telegram No. 101255, Filippov [Stalin] to Cde. Razuvaev," May 29, 1951, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, APRF, f. 45, op. 1, d. 348, ll. 29; AVP RF, f. 059a, op. 5a, d. 5, p. 11, ll. 28; and RGASPI, f. 558, op. 11, d. 348, ll. 0029. https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/112104
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8th Administration of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the USSR

CIPHERED TELEGRAM No. 101255

PYONGYANG

To Comrade RAZUVAEV.

Visit KIM IL SUNG and communicate to him that we have received their application for additional delivery of rifle-mortar arms that was sent through you. Communicate to Comrade KIM IL SUNG that we unfortunately cannot now fully satisfy this application, since he sent it almost in the middle of 1951, while arms were already allocated for the Peoples Democracies in February.

At this time we can send to KOREA during the month of June: 25,000 carbines, 5,000 sub-machine guns, 1,200 light machine guns, 550 medium machine guns, 275 TShK machine guns, 500 antitank rifles, 700 82 mm mortars, and 125 120 mm mortars.

Telegraph the fulfillment.


No. 4/2761

FILIPPOV [Stalin]

29.V.51
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