V. I.   Lenin



Written: Written in August, not earlier than 14, 1920
Published: First published in 1965 in Collected Works, Fifth Ed,, Vol. 51. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 416b.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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The Commander-in-Chief dare not fret. If the military department or the Commander-in-Chief does not reject the idea of capturing Warsaw, we must capture it (what extra measures for this? tell me).

To talk of expediting the armistice when the enemy is attacking, is idiocy.

Once the Poles have gone over to an offensive along the entire line, one should not whimper (like Danishevsky) for that is ridiculous.

A counter-move should be devised: military measures ( enveloping, dragging out all negotiations, etc.).


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