USSR Participation in the Deportation of Germans from the Territory of Yugoslavia after the Second World War (1944–1946) Cover Image
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Участие СССР в депортации Немцев с территории Югославии после Второй Мировой Войны (1944–1946 г.)
USSR Participation in the Deportation of Germans from the Territory of Yugoslavia after the Second World War (1944–1946)

Author(s): Jelena Jurjevna Guskova
Subject(s): Military history, Political history, International relations/trade, WW II and following years (1940 - 1949), Ethnic Minorities Studies
Published by: Institut za noviju istoriju Srbije
Keywords: The Second World War; deportation of Germans; the role of USSR; territory of Yugoslavia;
Summary/Abstract: The fact about deportation of Germans from territory of Yugoslavia the come to power communists is known. However in the Russian archives documents on participation in it of Moscow contain. Recently published documents allow to restore this process in detail enough. On December, 16th, 1944 the State Committee of Defense of the USSR has accepted the decision about mobilization and internment for use on works in the USSR „all able-bodied Germans in the age of - men from 17 till 45 years, women from 18 till 30 years which are being on released Red Army of territory of Romania, Yugoslavia, Hungary, Bulgaria and Czechoslovakia“. The management of operation has been assigned to comrade Beriju. Directly for Yugoslavia and Bulgaria answered Tolbukhin and Biruzov. Till 19 January, 1945 from the Balkan countries 67930 Germans have been sent to the USSR, including from Yugoslavia – 10935 persons. The Interned Germans worked in the USSR till the spring 1946.

  • Page Range: 205-209
  • Page Count: 5
  • Publication Year: 2010
  • Language: Russian