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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • August 27, 1951

    Ciphered Telegram No. 23256, Mao Zedong to Cde. Filippov [Stalin]

    A telegram from Mao to Stalin informing the latter of the lack of developments at the armistice talks and accusing the Americans of provocative actions designed to pressure the communist delegation. He discusses the possibility of suspending negotiations and the possible outcomes of such a suspension.

  • August 28, 1951

    CC Politburo decision with approved message from Stalin to Mao Zedong

    Stalin agrees with Mao on the steps taken in response to the attacks, Stalin does not agree in inviting neutral countries to negotiations.

  • August 28, 1951

    Syrian Intelligence Services in Lebanon

  • August 30, 1951

    Ciphered Telegram No. 23397, Mao Zedong to Filippov [Stalin]

    Telegram from Mao to Stalin agreeing with the latter's assessment of the inadvisability of having neutral observers, at the present time, at the armistice talks.

  • August 30, 1951

    Telegram from Vasilevsky to Stalin

    In accordance with Stalin's instructions, Vasilevsky relayed instructions for the MiG-15 to Belov, and the commanders of the military and air force.

  • September 01, 1951

    Jordan after the Assassination of King 'Abd Allāh

    Report on the aftermath of King 'Abd Allāh's assasination; including effects on the Jordanian working class, the results of the elections in eastern Jordan and the West Bank and their after effects, information on Communist activity in Amman, rumors of a plot to make Prince Nayf the new King of Jordan, a information on the Jordanian economy.

  • September 01, 1951

    The Case of King Talal in Jordan

  • September 01, 1951

    The Jordanian-Iraqi Union Project

  • September 01, 1951

    The Jordanian-Iraqi Union Project

    Report on Iraqi officials who visited Amman in an effort to achieve a Jordanian-Iraqi union.

  • September 01, 1951

    Minutes No. 83 of VKP(b) CC Politburo Decisions for the Period 2 August - 7 October 1951

    CPSU Politburo's instructions to Soviet representatives in Iran, regarding the sale of lubricants to Iran.

  • September 01, 1951

    Report from the Embassy of the Polish Republic in Korea for the Period of July through August 1951

    Deperasinski reports on intensified bombings in Pyongyang, agriculture, women, education, as well as the activities of the Polish Embassy in Korea.

  • September 02, 1951

    Disagreements Within a Party Branch

    A member of the Communist party, Comrade Joseph, criticizes the behavior of fellow party members during a meeting, as reported by several party members in attendance.

  • September 03, 1951

    Zhou Enlai’s Speech to the Central People’s Government Council, 'The Korean Ceasefire Negotiations and Making Peace with Japan'

    Speech by Zhou Enlai emphasizing the need to remain steadfast during negotiations with America on the Korean issue, in order to assure that the treaty is favorable to China and Korea. Notes that aiding Korea and resisting the United States is the only way to prevent Western dominance of East Asia.

  • September 06, 1951

    CIA-State Department Reservations about Broadcasting to the Soviet Union

    Senior CIA and State Department officials review the August 21 OPC memorandum ["Office of Policy Coordination History of American Committee for Liberation"]. The State Department officials question whether disparate Russian émigré groups can cooperate enough to organize broadcasting to the USSR, while CIA director Walter Bedell Smith questions the cost of the project.

  • September 08, 1951

    Ciphered Telegram No. 23703, Mao Zedong to Filippov [Stalin]

    Mao asks for more Soviet advisers for Chinese troops in Korea.

  • September 10, 1951

    Ciphered Telegram, Filippov [Stalin] to Mao Zedong

    Telegram from Stalin to Mao agreeing to send the military advisors requested by Mao. He also asks whether General Zakharov would be suitable as the main military adviser for the staff.

  • September 10, 1951

    V. Razuvayev, 'Political Attitudes and Korean-Chinese Relations in Connection with the Armistice Talks'

    Report on "Political Attitudes and Korean-Chinese Relations in Connection with the Armistice Talks"

  • September 12, 1951

    Telegram from Filippov [Stalin] to Mao Zedong via Krasovsky

    Telegram from Stalin to Mao agreeing to send the military advisors requested by Mao, and that five advisors should be satisfactory.

  • September 13, 1951

    Letter from Cheddi Jagan to International Department of Czechoslovak Communist Party

    Letter of introduction from Cheddi Jagan, leader of the People's Progressive Party of British Guiana. Jagan requests assistance from the Czechoslovak Communist Party.

  • September 14, 1951

    Report to I. V. Stalin, Soviet-Iranian Financial Negotiations

    Report on the status of Soviet-Iranian negotiations over financial claims. Notes that most claims have been renounced, but issue of returning Iranian gold is still contentious, and advises against notifying Iranian delegation of possible further Soviet concessions.