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The International Project “Engineers of Victory” has started

30.04.2020 117 просмотров

In the year of the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory, the partner of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly Festival “Ot Vinta!” and the Russian State Library, operator of the NEL, launch the International Project "Engineers of Victory".

Its purpose is to collect and systematize historical documents dedicated to both the personal labor feat of Soviet engineers and the heroic fortitude of the teams of enterprises, design bureaus, research institutes and other industrial and scientific facilities, on which the future victory was forged in the pre-war period and during the Second World War.

Representatives of industrial and scientific objects, as well as individuals who can provide a selection of documentary evidence about engineers, designers, inventors, thanks to whose developments and scientific achievements not only provided a turning point in the Great Patriotic War, but and approaching Victory.

The most important component of the project is the creation of a historical retrospective of the heroic achievements of labor collectives and outstanding innovators of production in various industries during the war years, based on the objects of industry and science provided (enterprises, universities, design bureaus, research institutes etc. documents.

On the portal of the National Electronic Library (digital version of the RSL) on the tab "From Screw" it is planned to create a special section #Engineers of Victory, where the materials collected by the project participants will be placed.

It is important that the stories be supported by documentary evidence - scans of newspaper clippings, officially published monographs, memoirs, technical documentation, etc.

You can use the NEB resources and your own sources. We are confident that #Victory Engineers will stand on a par with the heroes who fought for the freedom and independence of the Motherland on the battlefields.




International festival of scientific and technical creativity of children and youth "Ot Vinta!" operates under the auspices of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation; The Russian State Library (one of the largest national libraries in the world) is the operator of the NEL.

The international project "Engineers of Victory" is supported by the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, compatriots living abroad, and international humanitarian cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo), the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs (RosMolodezh).

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