Sinclair writes in his report to Copenhagen:
The presence of British ships at Reval has undoubtedly had a good effect, and the recent capture of the two Bolshevik destroyers has given a sense of confidence to the populace.
The present Commander-in-Chief – Colonel Laidoner – is very young, but is undoubtedly able and clever, and is a pleasant official to deal with. <…> “General” Pitka, a civilian, is a enterprising, energetic and a single/minded individual, who does a lot of hard work both on shore and on sea.
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