Order no. 37 of the people's commissar of military affairs of the disarmament of the Czechoslovaks[/heading:aaaaaa]
From Moscow, 25. may, 23 hours, Samara, alas. track all the Councils (Soviets) on the railway line from Penza to omsk would spell
All the Soviets, under the pressure of responsibility, must immediately disarm the Czechoslovaks. Each Czechoslovakian, which will be discovered armed to the railway line, must be shot on the spot. Every ešalon (military train), in which it will be discovered by a single armed, will be interpreted and staff were relocated to a pow camp. The local military commissioner must immediately comply with this command, any delay will be interpreted as treason, and will mean harsh penalties for the culprits. At the same time we're sending into the rear of the Czechoslovaks units with orders to punish the defiant. With honored the Czechs, who will hand over their weapons and submit to the Soviet power, will be treated as brothers, and they will be given all the support. All railroad workers will guarantee that not a single armed vehicle Czechoslovaks move to the east. Who retreats and can't get it up Czechoslovaks advancing to the east, will be severely punished.This ordered to hand over all of czechoslovakia ešalonům and all the railwaymen in the area of occurrence of the Czechoslovaks. Each military commissioner shall carry out this order. No.377.
people's commissar of military affairs L. Trotsky
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