The electronic database on history of the convoy «White Sea – Dikson 5» will be created in Yamal
11:44 11 июня 2014
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The project «Gone to the eternity» suggested by the Yamal branch of the Russian Geographical Society became the winner of the contest for subsidies from the regional budget to socially orientated non-commercial organizations in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.
It is a part of the regional public project «The Kara Sea Expeditions». The project was elaborated for preservation and immortalizing of memory about Yamal participants, veterans, victims and events of the Great Patriotic War.
Members of the Yamal branch of the Russian Geographical Society already started its fulfillment. They will conduct archive and research work in the central archive of the Ministry for defense of the Russian Federation, the central state archive of the Soviet Army, the Central state archive of the Navy, the central archive of the Ministry for the Navy. They will search and specify the data about people of Yamal, who died, gone missing, were killed on the Great Patriotic War, including war prisoners, and also about participants of the convoy «White Sea – Dikson 5» in state federal, regional and departmental archives on the location of activity of the military formation.
By the information given to a correspondent of IA «Sever-Press» by the chairperson of the Yamal branch of the Russian Geographical Society Igor Sharovatov, the electronic database on history of the convoy «White Sea – Dikson 5» and its soldiers will be created by the results of this work.