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23 1 AMERICA’S SIBERIAN ADVENTURE T he contention that probably had more to do with sending troops to Siberia than all others was the claim that the Soviets had released all German and Austrian prisoners who had been captured and confined in Si beria, and that these prisoners were being organized into military units with the object o f taking the military supplies at Vladivostok, and then the Trans-Siberian Railw ay. T his move, if successful, would not only give the Germans the large quantities o f munitions, rubber, cotton, railway materials, and many other articles very valuable as w ar material, but would give them access to the wheat fields of Siberia.
30] M ILITARY INTERVENTION IN SIBERIA On Apri l 6, 1 9 1 8 , M r. Robins wired M r . ” On M arch 15 , 1 9 1 8 , M r. M acGow an, Irkutsk, wired M r. Francis, in code: “ Train-load prisoners passed E astw ard twelfth, with dozen machine guns, is stated, and two thousand stopped here. T here is concurrent testimony that 3- and 6-inch guns are arriving, two o f latter already com manding railw ay bridge and station. In daily machine gun practice cadet school. Inform ant, hitherto reliable, states German M a jo r Generals, even other officers, (omission) over thirty prisoners arrived and gen eral staff expected from Petrograd to direct destruc tion o f bridges, tunnels, and execute plan defenses.
Pages AMERICA’S SIBERIAN ADVENTURE strated the condition o f affairs. Although Kerensky stressed the past and avoided the future, his meaning was clear and the impossibility of continuing the W ar stood out without question. It was fast becoming only a matter of weeks. On Novem ber 7, 1 9 1 7 , the N ew Provisional G ov ernment was overthrown by the Bolsheviks, under the slogan, “ A ll power to the Soviets,” and immediate peace. 4 T his proposal, coupled with the radical ideas o f the Soviet adherents, presented serious problems fo r the consideration o f A llied and associated representatives.