A Prisoner Of The Reds by Francis McCullagh

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When I visited Krasnoyarsk a few days later I found some parts of the streets so thickly littered with epaulettes as to suggest the idea of fallen leaves in autumn . None of the White officers offered the least objection to these proceedings . Those who had been disarmed were allowed to drift into Krasnoyarsk and there shift for themselves . We saw thousands of weaponless men pass in the space of a few hours . Korff, the Russian officer attached to our Mission, said, " These three men should be shot," but a few weeks later he himself was an officer in the Red Army .

But it is the young who will suffer most . In 1918 I had seen how respectable and delicately brought-up Russian girls had drifted into Harbin and there became the prey of Russian and Jewish speculators, of Chinamen, of every kind of human vampire, every kind of international dealer in white flesh . Those girls came from Kiev, from the Crimea, from the most distant parts of the former Russian Empire, but they were penniless, friendless, and absolutely helpless . There were wealthy Russian imperialists in Harbin, but they never thought of establishing homes for these girls or starting some sort of a society to assist them .

On my way back to Omsk I found that the typhus in every Siberian town was as bad as it was in Novo-Nikolaevsk. With the exception of a passage and a few rooms the whole railway station at Taiga had been converted into one huge hospital and, through the windows, one could see the sick soldiers lying on the ground in their clothes . There was only one doctor for every hundred patients, and in one hospital devoted to frost-bite and gangrene cases surgeons were occupied continuously day and night amputating limbs without the use of anaesthetics .

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