740.0011 European War 1939/9714: Telegram
The Ambassador in the Soviet Union ( Steinhardt ) to the Secretary of State
[Received April 7—6:40 p.m.]
704. It has been reported to the Embassy, based on first hand information, that quiet recruiting is now progressing in Moscow and that engineering students have also been mobilized quietly and dispatched to the German frontier for the purpose of erecting defense works there.