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Letter from WSC to the secretary of the Leicester and District Trades Council [James Baum] pointing out that compulsory military service has been abolished in Britain and that therefore there would be no troops available to fight against the Bolsheviks in Russia even had the Government desired it. Describes the crimes of the Bolsheviks and asserts that there will not be true peace in Europe until they have been destroyed. Typescript copy. Another copy at CHAR 2/111/8-13. Earlier drafts at CHAR 2/111/14-19 and CHAR 2/111/20-24.
- Creation: 01 Sep 1920
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