861.00/8729: Telegram

The Chargé in Japan (Bell) to the Secretary of State

211. Abbott telegraphs from Chita under date of June 17th that the town is quiet and that Ungern’s50 forces were confronted [defeated] by RedArmy near Verkhneudinsk June 6th.

  1. Baron Ungern Sternberg, formerly a captain in the Russian Imperial Army, was advancing from Urga, in Mongolia, which he had captured in February 1921.