The defense Ministry has declassified some documents about the battle of Stalingrad
The Ministry of defence published historical documents that reflect the stages of the battle of Stalingrad during the great Patriotic war. The Agency “recently declassified” these documents, multimedia project available on the website of the Ministry of defense.
“Recently declassified documents of the Central archive of the Ministry of defense” designed to tell the users “about the unprecedented heroism of the defenders of the city, on the measures taken to save the population and the evacuation of industrial equipment,” reads the statement of the press service of the defense Ministry in Facebook.
Among the first published documents — a handwritten telegram in the report of the commander of the don front General-Colonel Konstantin Rokossovsky from 31 January, 1943.
The text speaks about the capture of the commander 6 of the German army General field Marshal Friedrich Paulus.
In addition to telegrams published leaflets, reports on the situation of enemy troops (including documents of the German command), descriptions of the fighting.
As the press service of the defense Ministry, the defense Ministry including prepared archival documents about the events of the great Patriotic war in 1942 — 1943 in the Caucasus, Sevastopol and the Arctic.