V. I.   Lenin


Published: First published on February 23, 1927 in Pravda No. 44. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1971, Moscow, Volume 36, page 513.
Translated: Andrew Rothstein
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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September 4, 1919

(Cavalry is helpless against low-flying planes.)

Comrade Sklyansky,

Could you get some learned military X.Y.Z. ... to reply (fast) to the following question: aeroplanes against cavalry? Examples. Flying quite low. Examples. So as to issue instructions on the basis of “science” (I read something about this once, ??? but one “practitioner”, I. N. Smirnov, ridicules it, and says it’s nonsense).



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