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17 Oct 2018

Partisan Chronicles: First exhibits of Great Patriotic War Museum

Partisan Chronicles: First exhibits of Great Patriotic War Museum

MINSK, 17 October (BelTA) – When Hitler's troops were at Stalingrad, Soviet special commissioners would go to the frontline, to partisans’ camps and enterprises evacuated to the rear to collect the exhibits for the future Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History…

“Partisan Chronicles: First exhibits of the Great Patriotic War Museum” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History. It is dedicated to the beginnings of the museum.

The project is based on a unique collection of handwritten partisan journals provided by the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History. The collection was assigned the status of historical and cultural value of international importance (Class 1). Every week BelTA brings these chronicles to light and posts their digital copies. Each of them sheds light on various aspects of partisans’ life, gives a glimpse into thoughts and feelings of people who risked their lives to fight a battle behind enemy lines.

Till 3 July 2019 BelTA will publish digests of these chronicles and upload their digital versions complementing the unique content with photos from its own archives.

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