Sample Materials on the Spanish Civil War

The files on the Spanish Civil War contain weekly situation reports To give a basic idea of the contents of these files, below are examples of the title pages which preceed the reports.

Materials on the Spanish Civil War
Year: 1937
Box 14 pp 747

Contents of Report Number 11 (1937)
1. From the paper of Comrade Andrei about the work of aviation in Spain from 6/1/37.
2. Anti-aircraft of the defence of Madrid and the central front.
3. Constructive changes, neccesary for the airplane E-16 M-25.
4. About the defects of the plane E-16, revealed in the process of war works (from the notes of the engineer Noriz).

Contents of Assembly Report Number 19 (1937)
1. About the war actions of the artillery division in February 1937.
2. The actions of the artillery and anti-aircraft opponent.

Contents of Assembly Report Number 20 (1937)
1. About the war works of the Soviet tanks in Italy (paper presented by Comrade Krevoshen).
2. Technical account of the works of the Soviet tanks in Spain from 10/17/39 to 1/17/37.
3. Paper presented by Comrade Arman on the war works of Soviet tanks in Italy.
4. A few war episodes from the notes of Captain Novan.

Materials on the Spanish Civil War
Year:1938
Box 17, 924 pp

Contents of Assembly Number 92
1. Evaluation of the conductiong of operations in Spain. (paper by Comrade Malenkov).
2. Paper by Comrade Troshenko about the shortcomings and mistakes of the Italian revolutionary high command.
3. Consideration by Colonel Arzenuhina about all of the positions in Italy.


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