By William S. Graves
Normal Graves exact account of the Russian Civi; warfare.
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A n Eastern front involved the expenditure o f a great deal of money and could not be very well carried out without the approval and assistance of the United States. A s soon as Japan, France, and England were con vinced that the United States would not take part in military intervention in Russia, other plans were tried which it was hoped would culminate in the same result. It is significant that the British advocacy of the use o f troops, always carried with it the cooperation of their Allies, the Japanese.
There are in all Siberia not over twelve hundred armed prisoners, most o f whom are from Omsk. . They are being used for guarding other prisoners and especially German officers in whom Soviet places no confidence. . T he Soviet states that they would not think of placing arms at the disposal of prisoners who would take up cause against them when their cause is so categorically opposite to their own. The Soviet further gave us their official guarantee that no more than a maximum of fifteen hundred prisoners will be armed in the whole of Siberia.
2 0 15 to N ikolsk or H abarovsk, they, the Soviets, would wire ahead and locate a dining car and they could then return C ar N o. 2 0 15 . T he Soviets finally got a special train, and Colonel Emerson and party left Vladivos tok M a y 19, 19 x8 . This special train arrived at H a barovsk at 9 :oo A . M . , the 20th, and Colonel Emerson was informed by the Chinese-Eastern representative there that they had no dining car to furnish them, and that they would have to leave N o. 2 0 15 at H abarovsk.
America's Siberian Adventure 1918-1920 by William S. Graves