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.
Given to the Library by The National Archives in 1996.Access Conditions
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Germany. Treaties, etc. | Soviet Union, 1939 Aug. 23
World War, 1939-1945 | Battlefields
World War, 1939-1945 | Peace
World War, 1939-1945 | Soviet Union
Soviet Union | German occupation, 1941-1944