861a.01/344: Telegram

The Vice Consul at Vladivostok ( Winslow ) to the Acting Secretary of State

28. Embassy informed. Japanese evacuation zone 1 completed September 18th. General Tachibana75 declares that evacuation zone 2 begins today. It is now technically possible for Chita troops to enter Nikolsk.

Steamer Tomsk left here yesterday for Okhotsk carrying reenforcements for White General Pepelaieff76 now operating with outlaw Blokhareff there.

  1. Gen. Koichiro Tachibana, in command of Japanese forces in Siberia.
  2. Gen. Anatoli Nikolaevich Pepelyaev.