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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • January 19, 1951

    Telegram from Vasilevsky and Menshikov to Stalin

    A response to Mao's questions about the third article of the draft agreement on military credit, the date of the requested deliveries in February and May, and requests to expedite delivery of the remaining 12,000 cars.

  • January 20, 1951

    Report from P. F. Yudin to I. V. Stalin on Meetings with the Leaders of the Communist Party of China, including Mao Zedong on 31 December 1950

    Yudin recounts his meetings with Mao Zedong, Liu Shaoqi, and Zhou Enlai. In three meetings, Yudin learned more about China's relations with other communist parties in Asia, economic conditions in China, and developments in the Korean War.

  • January 22, 1951

    The Communists Throw a Bomb at the British Consulate in Aleppo

    Report on a bombing by a communist at the British Consulate in Aleppo.

  • January 22, 1951

    Communist Activities in Aleppo

  • January 25, 1951

    The US Consul General at Calcutta (Wilson) to the Department of State, 'Transmitting Copies of Reports of Indian Representative at Lhasa, Tibet, for October, November, and December 1950'

    Reports of the Indian Mission in Lhasa, Tibet, for the months of October-December 1950.

  • January 26, 1951

    Letter, Harold Lady to Syngman Rhee

    Harold Lady writes regarding his decision to leave Japan because of issues with the State Department.

  • January 26, 1951

    Harold Lady, Memorandum on George T. Walker

    Harold Lady introduced George T. Walker as a potential candidate to work with Syngman Rhee.

  • January 26, 1951

    Copy of a Communist Declaration

  • January 27, 1951

    Telegram from Mao Zedong to I.V. Stalin, Conveying the 19 January 1951 Telegram from Peng Dehuai to Mao Zedong regarding Meetings with Kim Il Sung

    The telegram from Peng Dehuai discusses the results of a meeting with Kim Il Sung, including Kim Il Sung’s belief that the Korean People’s Army cannot defeat the Americans alone, the defense of the Korea's coast, the re-staffing of five corps, and preparations for soldiers to carry out work in the newly liberated areas.

  • January 27, 1951

    Report about the Number of Personnel Planned for the Hungarian Peoples' Army for the Autumn of 1951 and the Autumn of 1952

    This table depicts the planned increase in personnel in the Hungarian People's Army between 1951 and 1952.

  • January 28, 1951

    The Bomb Thrown at the British Consulate in Aleppo and the Communists' Activities

    Report on the investigation of a bombing at the British Consulate in Aleppo.

  • January 29, 1951

    Telegram from Mao Zedong to I.V. Stalin, conveying 28 January 1951 telegram from Mao Zedong to Peng Dehuai

    A forward to Stalin of a message sent earlier by Mao to Peng Dehuai. It outlines operational plans for the PLA and KPA in and around Seoul and talks about the need to gain an advantageous military position with negotiations in mind.

  • January 30, 1951

    Ciphered telegram, Filippov (Stalin) to Mao Zedong

    Telegram from Stalin to Mao acknowledging receipt of his latest telegram on KPA and PLA operational plans.

  • January 30, 1951

    Ciphered Telegram from Filippov [Stalin] to Mao Zedong via Zakharov

    Passing on a copy of Stalin's telegram to Razuvaev from the same day concerning the organization and hierarchies of the Korean army.

  • January 30, 1951

    Soviet Political Cartoon, 'We Are Waiting for Better Results'

    Three Soviet athletes break world records above, while below they struggle with academic lessons.

  • January 30, 1951

    Ciphered Telegram No. 100269, Feng Xi [Stalin] to Comrade Razuvaev

    Telegram instructing Ambassador Razuvaev to discuss with Kim Il Sung details for reorganizing the KPA administrative and command structure.

  • February 01, 1951

    United Nations General Assembly Resolution 498(V)

    United Nations resolution calling on the People's Republic of China to cease all hostilities on the Korean peninsula.

  • February 01, 1951

    Telegram, Ambassador Wellington Koo to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Koo reports on the Assistant Secretary of State Jack K. McFall's response to Republican Senator Jelly Brown on dispatching the Kuomintang's army to the Korean War.

  • February 01, 1951

    Fawzi al Qawokji

  • February 01, 1951