February 23, 1950
Telegram from Shtykov to Maj. Gen. A.M. Vasilev, Head of Soviet Military Advisory group in DPRK
Ciphered telegram Strictly Secret
To Vasilevsky, Copy to Vyshinsky.
Lieutenant-General Vasiliev has arrived and has taken over the responsibility of main military adviser of the Korean People's Army. He has familiarized himself with the position in the staff and units of the army.
In connection with this I understand that the functions of main military adviser are removed from me.
I ask you to confirm.
Telegram from Shtykov to Vyshinsky reporting the arrival of Lieutenant-General Vasiliev and the transfer of military adviser duties from himself to Gen. Vasiliev.
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