Photocopies of documents displayed in an exhibition entitled 'The Great Patriotic War: Second World War Documents from the Russian Archives' at the Public Record Office, London

Archive Collection

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 Public Record Office, 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.

Administrative / Biographical History

Photocopies of documents displayed in an exhibition entitled 'The Great Patriotic War: Second World War Documents from the Russian Archives' at the Public Record Office, London, 1995.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library by the Public Record Office in 1996.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.