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October 20, 1949

Ciphered Telegram No. 32616 from Savel'yev in Urumchi

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from URUMCHI  Nº 32616  Received at  1020  21 October 1949  Copy Nº 2


Spets. Nº 327



On 20 October the troops of the PLA arrived in Urumchi. The local population greeted the PLA troops which had entered the city with great excitement and enthusiasm.


On the same day other NOA troops moving to the south of Xinjiang, reached Karasahr [Yanqi].


20 October 1949 SAVEL’YEV


17 copies. vg
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PLA troops arrived in Urumchi in Xinjiang.


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RGASPI, f. 558, op. 11, d. 219, l. 111. Translated by Gary Goldberg.


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