Lieutenant-General Ivan Konev with writers Mikhail Sholokhov, Alexander Fadeyev, Yevgeny Petrov

Ivan Konev, Mikhail Sholokhov, Alexander Fadeyev, Yevgeny Petrov

Commander of the 19 th Army of the Western Front, Lieutenant-General Ivan Konev with military correspondents, the regimental commissioner Mikhail Sholokhov, brigade commissar Alexander Fadeyev, senior battalion commissioner Yevgeny Petrov at the command post in the Smolensk region.

In the location of one of the rifle divisions in late August – early September 1941, writers became acquainted with captured documents, communicated with officers and soldiers of the Red Army, were present at the interrogations of German prisoners of war.

 

 

Location: Yelnya, Smolensk region, USSR
Date: 1941
Author: Georgy Petrusov

In : 1941

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