Vladimir S. Okolotin
Ivanovo State University
Production of military products at enterprises cooperative and local industry of Ivanovo Region in 1941-1942
Okolotin V.S. Production of military products at enterprises cooperative and local industry of Ivanovo Region in 1941-1942. Vestnik of Kostroma State University, 2020, vol. 26, № 1, pp. 58–63 (In Russ.). DOI 10.34216/1998-0817-2019-26-1-58-63.
DOI: 10.34216/1998-0817-2019-26-1-58-63
УДК: 623.45(470.315)”1941/1942’’
Publish date: 2020-01-13
Annotation: The article is devoted to the study of the activities of enterprises of cooperative and local industry of Ivanovo Region in 1941-1942. for the production of military products and consumer goods. It reflects the problems of production of products to equip the acting army, as well as meet the needs of the civilian population of the region. Significant attention is paid to the specifics of finding solutions to solve them. These actions provided not only for the maximum mobilisation of local resources, but also for the development of various forms of socialist competition. The article examines the role of enterprises and the population of the region in the seasonal washing and repair of the Red Army uniforms, shoes, boots, etc. It is noted about the production of explosives and dextrin, as well as the urgent need for the production of consumer goods. In the end, all this worked for the defence of the country and brought closer the defeat of the enemy. The article is based on the materials of the state archive of Ivanovo Region, the Russian state archive of socio-political history, as well as the local periodical press. It summarises new material on the subject of most archival documents are introduced into scientific circulation, which allows to expand the knowledge of researchers and the public about the contribution of area residents to the victory over Nazi Germany and its allies. The results of this study may be of interest to specialists in the field of regional economy and the history of War.
Keywords: resolutions, state defence Committee of USSR, regional Committee of Communist Party of Bolsheviks), enterprises, special tasks, equipment, production programme, military products, acting army, civilians, consumer goods, measures of influence.
Literature list: Terent'ev А.P. Pervoocherednye zadachi mestnoj promyshlennosti i promkooperatsii [Terentyev A. P. Priority tasks of local industry and industrial cooperation]. Working edge [Working edge], 1942, November 15. (In Russ.)
Author's info: ladimir S. Okolotin, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Russian History, Ivanovo State University, Ivanovo, Russia. E-mail: okolotin.vladimir@yandex.ru