740.0011 European War 1939/3845: Telegram

The Minister in Latvia ( Wiley ) to the Secretary of State

129. My 128, June 17, 2 a.m.38 Am officially informed Soviet troops are crossing border at many points and will occupy Rezekne, Krustpils, Daugavpils,39 Jelgava,40 Riga. It is expected they will enter capital this afternoon. Government has resigned but it is expected Ulmanis will remain as State President.

Wiley
  1. Not printed.
  2. Dvinsk.
  3. Mitau.