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On the Eve of
the Great Patriotic War
September 1, 1939 – June 22, 1941
Note from Soviet People’s Commissar of Defence S. Timoshenko and Chief of the General Staff of the Red Army G. Zhukov to J. Stalin with proposals for the plan of strategic deployment of the Soviet Armed Forces in the event of war with Germany and its allies
[15 May 1941]
Central Archive of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation
Coll. 16, ser. 2951, fold. 237, ff. 1–15.