Written: Written in September, not earlier than 28, 1920
Published: First published in 1945 in Lenin Miscellany XXXV. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 439b.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Ask for information about the circumstances of the loss of Pinsk, including that of staffs and materiel.
Was the danger known beforehand?
 The Red Army withdrew from Pinsk on September 28, 1920.