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.