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V. Valentinov Memoirs, 1952

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Gen Ms Coll/Valentinov
Bib ID 4078221 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Valentinov, V
Title V. Valentinov Memoirs, 1952
Physical Description 70 pages (70 pages)
Language(s) German .

This collection is located on-site.



Typed memoirs ""Wie ich 'Kollaborateur' wurde" by Valentinov. He primarily describes his service in the Red Army, his life as a prisoner of war, and the activities of the NKVD, the Russian Liberation Army, and the Committee for the Liberation of the Peoples of Russia (Komitet Osvobozhdenii︠a︡ Narodov Rossii).

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Processing Information

Memoirs Accessioned 1952.

Memoirs Processed 02/--/82.

Revision Description

2020-05-13 PDF removed. jg

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Lieutenant in the Red Army during World War II, and was captured by the Germans. He subsequently formed a guard unit made up of Ukrainian prisoners of war. From that time on Valentinov served with the Germans against the Soviets.