Soviet General Promotions (Постановление СНК СССР)

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Soviet General Promotions (Постановление СНК СССР)

Post by Jeff Leach » 16 Jun 2019 16:01

Working on finding the primary sources for Soviet front and army commander dates of promotion. Working from the dates found in Soviet Generals by A. A. Zhukov, which seems really good. It appears that the majority (all?) Soviet officer promotions of Major General rank and higher came through decrees by the SNK SSSR (Постановление СНК СССР). Many of these can be found at Право and references to other 'decrees' can be found at Tank Front and in the book ’Пишу иск лючительно по памяти... Командиры Красной Армии о катастрофе первых дней Великой Отечественной войны’, С. Л. Чекунов, 2017 & 2019 (both volumes can be found on Google Books). The archival material might be found at Документы советской эпохи ГАРФ. Ф. П-5446 Оп. 1. Images to the archive documents might be available to readers with IPs in the Russian Federation.

I was hoping someone might be able to point me to (or send me) copies of these missing ’Decrees’

Digital Copies of the following documents:

Постановление СНК СССР от 22.02.1941 № 347
Постановление СНК СССР от 12.08.1941 № 1959
Постановление СНК СССР от 07.10.1941 № 2129
Постановление СНК СССР от 09.11.1941 № 2199
Постановление СНК СССР от 10.11.1941 № 2200
Постановление СНК СССР от 20.10.1943 № 1147
Постановление СНК СССР от 17.11.1943 № 1943
Постановление СНК СССР от 03.06.1944 № 671
Постановление СНК СССР от 22.02.1944 № 191
Постановление СНК СССР от 10.04.1944 № 400
Постановление СНК СССР от 15.07.1944 № 878
Постановление СНК СССР от 26.07.1944 № 930
Постановление СНК СССР от 13.09.1944 № 1241
Постановление СНК СССР от 26.10.1944 № 1493
Постановление СНК СССР от 02.11.1944 № 1540

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Re: Soviet General Promotions (Постановление СНК СССР)

Post by GregSingh » 17 Jun 2019 01:20

You can see fragments (names) at https://nkvd.memo.ru
Eg. Постановление СНК СССР от 02.11.1944 № 1540

At the bottom right there is a link to a full document, but you need to have an IP address from Russian Federation or Belarus, as you already mentioned!
If we become increasingly humble about how little we know, we may be more eager to search.

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Re: Soviet General Promotions (Постановление СНК СССР)

Post by Jeff Leach » 17 Jun 2019 07:23

I was aware of NKVD.memo.ru but many of the documents seem to trunicated to only information concerning NKVD officers.

The lists through available 'Pravo' show it is important to have the complete document. After checking through several complete lists, I have located several errors in my own data, which wouldn't have been noticed without the complete source material.

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