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  • October 13, 1950

    Ciphered Telegram from Feng Xi (Stalin) to Kim Il Sung (via Shtykov)

    A telegram from Stalin to Shtykov for Kim Il Sung relaying the decision of the Chinese to support North Korea with their troops. This decision is a marked reversal of the negative message sent 3 October by Mao.

  • October 13, 1950

    Telegram, from Gromyko to Stalin

    Account of the reception of the Chinese Ambassador Peng Dehuai. He requested that all Korean undergrad and graduate students be admitted to the Soviet summer schools, as well as Korean specialists who receive production and technical training in industrial settings the USSR (a total of 738 people). Gromyko notes that there are differences between the requests of Dehuai and Kim Il Sung, and that Dehuai has been asked to speak to Kim Il Sung, and clear up the differences.

  • October 14, 1950

    Ciphered Telegram, Feng Xi (Stalin) to Kim Il Sung (via Shtykov)

    Telegram from Stalin to Kim Il Sung informing him of the finalization of China's decision to send troops to North Korea's aid.

  • October 14, 1950

    Letter from Zhou Enlai to Stalin

    Zhou Enlai requests military equipment and support for Chinese operations from the Soviet side, and asks for instructions on solving the issue of command relationships between the North Korean, Chinese, and Soviet forces.

  • October 20, 1950

    Telegram, from Golovko to Stalin

    Dispatches around 8:00 on October 20 reported that three Korean boats, a big hunter (trapper), a torpedo boat, and a patrol boat crossed the Soviet border with Korea and requested permission to take refuge in the bay.

  • October 29, 1950

    Telegram from I.V. Stalin to Mao Zedong

    Stalin agrees to receive Chinese naval advisers.

  • November 01, 1950

    Telegram from Stalin to Shtykov

    Stalin wants to know in the North Korean government wants Soviet advisers, or if they would prefer to invite the Chinese.

  • November 02, 1950

    Ciphered Telegram from Shtykov to Fyn-Si [Stalin], Transmitting a Letter to Stalin from Kim Il Sung

    In agreement with the Chinese comrades, Korean reserves are to be withdrawn to Manchuria, including nine infantry divisions, and officers school, a tank regiment-in-training, and an air division with an aviation regiment-in-training. Six combat divisions will be preparing in Korea.

  • November 08, 1950

    Ciphered telegram, Mao Zedong to Filippov (Stalin)

    Request from Mao to Stalin for infantry arms, detailing specifically types and amounts of requested munitions.

  • November 15, 1950

    Ciphered telegram, Mao Zedong to Filippov (Stalin) via Zakharov

    Telegram from Mao to Stalin agreeing to Stalin's proposal to reinforce Soviet air forces and air defense in China and Manchuria.

  • November 15, 1950

    Telegram from Mao Zedong to Stalin

    Mao Zedong informs Stalin of his agreement to the Soviet proposals regarding the strengthening of air forces, and sends congratulations on the recent successful military exploits against the American side.

  • November 15, 1950

    Cable, Zhou Enlai to Mao Zedong, Liu Shaoqi, Zhu De, and Nie Rongzhen

    Zhou Enlai reports on the Soviet plans to strengthen the air force, presumably as a show of force to the American side.

  • November 17, 1950

    Ciphered telegram, Filippov (Stalin) to Zhou Enlai via Zakharov

    Stalin's affirmative response to Zhou Enlai's request of 16 November for automobiles.

  • November 17, 1950

    Telegram from Mao Zedong to Peng Dehuai

    Mao Zedong informs Peng Dehuai and Gao Gang that Stalin has approved of a single central command led by the Chinese, and that they are now waiting to see how Kim Il Sung will respond.

  • November 20, 1950

    Telegram from Stalin to Kim Il Sung, via Shtykov

    Stalin agrees to train North Korean pilots, but in China, not in the Soviet Union, as Kim Il Sung previously suggested.

  • November 22, 1950

    Telegram from Kim Il Sung to Stalin, via Shtykov

    Kim Il Sung agrees to Stalin’s recommendations in regards to the training of North Korean pilots.

  • November 28, 1950

    Soviet Resolution on Sending Korean Students to Manchuria

    The Council of Ministers decided to direct Minister of War Vasilevsky to send 200 Korean students to Manchuria by 5 December 1950, to direct the Minister of State Security to issue those students exit visas using the most simplified procedure, and to direct the Minister of Foreign Trade to calculate the cost of sending the Korean students to Manchuria.

  • December 01, 1950

    Ciphered telegram, Filippov (Stalin) to Mao Zedong

    Congratulatory telegram from Stalin to Mao for Chinese operational successes against U.S. forces.

  • December 07, 1950

    Ciphered telegram, Gromyko to Roshchin Transmitting Message from Filippov (Stalin) to Zhou Enlai

    Message from Stalin to Zhou Enlai agreeing with Chinese conditions for a ceasefire and advising that the Chinese limit negotiations on a ceasefire until Seoul is liberated.

  • December 08, 1950

    Letter from Zhou Enlai to Mao Zedong, Liu Shaoqi, Zhu De, and Chen Yun

    Zhou Enlai reports on Soviet replies to telegrams from the Chinese side.