First published in 1942 in Lenin Miscellany XXXIV.
Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, pages 260c-261a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Petrograders say the city has a lot of
(2) guns on old ships (could do with thorn for the Volga!),
(3) field guns, up to 300.
Very strict measures must be taken urgently and a report made to the Council of Defence on maximum speeding up of shipments chiefly by water (it’s a crime that there have been no shipments till now. We would have saved Tsaritsyn).