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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • July 15, 1950

    Letter from Riyad al Solh about Combating Communism

    Letter from Riyad al-Solh answering Chehab's questions regarding communist activities in Lebanon.

  • July 15, 1950

    Letter from Riyad al Solh about Combating Communism

    Letter from Riyad al-Solh [encouraging the police to] cooperate with the Sûreté Générale in order to stop supporters of communism.

  • July 16, 1950

    Combating Communism

    Report on police surveillance of Communist activities in Lebanon.

  • July 17, 1950

    Decree No 18 of the DPRK Military Committee of 17 July 1950: The Food Situation in Seoul

    A DPRK military report on the occupation of Seoul during the Korean War.

  • July 18, 1950

    Telegram from the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee to Gao Gang

    The Chinese attempt to mobilize the ethnic Koreans living in northeast China to return and serve North Korea in the war.

  • July 19, 1950

    Honorary Member in the 'Shell' Club

    Letter to Chehab granting him an honorary membership to the Shell Sports Club.

  • July 20, 1950

    Incoming Cable No. 5773, T. Shtykov to Cde. A.A. Gromyko

    A long report on the economic situation in Korea during the first several weeks of the war.

  • July 21, 1950

    Nabih al 'Athma in Lebanon

  • July 22, 1950

    Report from Zhou Enlai and Nie Rongzhen to Mao Zedong

    Zhou Enlai and Nie Rongzhen suggest methods to solve the problem of supply and improve coordination in the army command in the northeast China region.

  • July 22, 1950

    Ciphered Telegram No. 22591 from Roschin to Filippov [Stalin]

    Mao Zedong informs Stalin of China's military and strategic maneuvers in summer 1950 as a result of the Korean War.

  • July 24, 1950

    DPRK Military Decree on Increasing the Production of Ammunition

    A Korean People's Army report on increasing the production of ammunitions during the early stages of the Korean War.

  • July 25, 1950

    Ciphered Telegram No. 13645 from Vyshinsky to Roschin

    Telegram relaying message from Stalin to Mao and Zhou Enlai agreeing with proposal to train Chinese pilots on Soviet jet planes.

  • July 26, 1950

    State Department Office of Policy Coordination Memorandum, 'Considerations in Choosing the Members and Executive Secretary for the Cinderella Cover Committee' [Declassified September 19, 2016]

    An OPC official, drawing negative lessons from Free Europe Committee autonomy, argues that AMCOMLIB (cryptonym Cinderella) should be a pure front and not be allowed the autonomy gained by the FEC.

  • July 28, 1950

    The Interrogation of Nasser Raad

  • July 28, 1950

    Salim al Khoury's Activities

  • July 30, 1950

    Communist Demonstrations in Syria

  • August 01, 1950


  • August 02, 1950

    Security Report

  • August 06, 1950

    Al Hinnawi's Visitors in Lebanon

  • August 07, 1950

    Al Kawokji's Activities in Lebanon