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Collection Level Description: Photocopies of Russian Documents displayed in 'The Great Patriotic War' Exhibition

Reference: MSS. Facs. c. 151-2
Title: Photocopies of Russian Documents displayed in 'The Great Patriotic War' Exhibition
Dates of Creation: 1995 (photocopies of originals [1939]-95)
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: The National Archives, London

Language of Material: Russian and English

Scope and Content

Photocopies of documents displayed in an exhibition entitled 'The Great Patriotic War: Second World War Documents from the Russian Archives' at The National Archives, London, with copies of the exhibition captions in English, 1995.

The material includes documents relating to the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and its consequences; preparations for war; national mobilisation, 1941; the battlefields; German occupation; international relations, 1941-5; the liberation of Europe and the capitulation of Nazi Germany; and the aftermath and memory of war, 1945-95.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library by The National Archives in 1996.

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Access Points

Germany. Treaties, etc. | Soviet Union, 1939 Aug. 23

International relations

World War, 1939-1945 | Battlefields

World War, 1939-1945 | Peace

World War, 1939-1945 | Soviet Union

Soviet Union | German occupation, 1941-1944

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