Ministry of defense published declassified documents of the Second world war

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in fotobanka on the building of the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation. Archival photoMinistry of defense published declassified documents of the Second world war© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

The defense Ministry of Russia has published to the Day of the unknown soldier on its website declassified documents from the Second world war.

The section opens registration card military burials of Soviet soldiers, where on 3 December 1966, was taken from the ashes of the unknown soldier with full military honors buried at the Kremlin wall, where afterwards was erected the eternal flame. According to the documents of the Central archive of the Ministry of defense of Russia, you can determine which units were fighting in the village of Kryukovo, MATUSHKINO, SAVELKI, Large rzhavki, which later in 1974 was erected the obelisk on the Mound of Glory.

Besides, on the website of the military Department for the first time published declassified war diary of the 354 th infantry division, which reflects the events of the battles at Moscow, and handwritten orders of December 6, 1941 1199 th infantry regiment of the transition of the red army on the offensive.

«6.12 on all fronts (infantry division), fighting with the enemy, still used machine guns and mortars. A particularly intense fire was on location 1203 (infantry regiment). Changes in the location of the battle order of units… did not happen», — stated in the declassified materials.

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