Voprosy istorii i kul'tury severnykh stran i territorii

Historical and cultural problems of northern countries and regions

Rus / Eng

Historical and cultural problems of northern countries and regions 2 (50), 2020

 

Historical and cultural problems

of northern countries and regions

 

International correspondence scientific conference

War. Power. Society. 2020"

 

Scientific articles

 

 

Evidence of the feat of the people: documents of the

Central Archive of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

on soldiers called up from the Komi ASSR

 

 

Matsuk A.M.1

Matsuk M.A.2

 

 

Abstract. The text is dedicated to showing the most massive documents deposited in the Central Archive of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation and displayed on its websites Memory of the People and Feat of the People: Firstly, these are documents of military transfer points where teams of fighters were formed to send them to a further duty station. Secondly, this is information about irretrievable losses during the hostilities. Thirdly, these are the award documents of the heroes. Fourth, these are hospital accounts. Fifth, this is the information of the military registration and enlistment offices, which they collect after the end of the Great Patriotic War in order to clarify the fate of the called up and missing soldiers during the hostilities. The documents shown by us constitute a huge corpus of sources for many years of study and popularization of the feat of the Soviet people in the Great Patriotic War.

Keywords: Great Patriotic War, Komi ASSR, heroes, documents, Central Archive of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.

 

 

1Matsuk Aleksandr Mikhailovich. Candidate of Science (History), Head of Laboratory of archaeography and publication of documents on the history of the development of the European North of Russia of Institute of Language, Literature and History of Federal Research Centre Komi Science Centre, Ural Branch of RAS, Deputy editor-in-chief of the scientific journal Historical and cultural problems of northern countries and regions. Kommunisticheskaia str., 26, 167000, Syktyvkar, Komi Republic, Russian Federation.

E-mail: almmatsuk@gmail.com

  

2Matsuk Mikhail Aleksandrovich. Dr. Sci. (History), Chief Researcher of Laboratory of archaeography and publication of documents on the history of the development of the European North of Russia of Institute of Language, Literature and History of Federal Research Centre Komi Science Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal Historical and cultural problems of northern countries and regions. Kommunisticheskaia str., 26, 167000, Syktyvkar, Komi Republic, Russian Federation.

E-mail: michailmatsuk@rambler.ru

 

 

 

 

 

 

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