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On the Eve of
the Great Patriotic War
September 1, 1939 – June 22, 1941
Resolution of the Defence Committee of the Council of People’s Commissars of the USSR № 196ss ‘On assuring the transport of divisions and cargoes of the People’s Commissariat of Defence to the Transcaucasian and North Caucasian Military Districts’
4 May 1940
State Archives of the Russian Federation
Coll. R‑8418, ser. 28, fold. 116, ff. 63–64.