Vladimir S. Okolotin
Ivanovo State University
Ivanovo – city of labour valour: organisation of labour achievements of Ivanovo residents in the years of the Axis-USSR War (1941–1945)
Okolotin V.S. Ivanovo – city of labour valour: organisation of labour achievements of Ivanovo residents in the years of the Axis-USSR War (1941–1945). Vestnik of Kostroma State University, 2021, vol. 27, № 1, pp. 87-92 (In Russ.). https://doi.org/10.34216/1998-0817-2021-27-1-87-92
DOI: https://doi.org/10.34216/1998-0817-2021-27-1-87-92
УДК: 94(470.315)«1941-1945»
Publish date: 2021-02-12
Annotation: The article is devoted to the study of labour achievements of Ivanovo residents during the participation of the USSR in World War II. This was preceded by a whole list of legal, managerial, social and economic decisions taken at the level of the centre and the region. Their main components were measures to organise labour and strengthen labour discipline, which, along with others, were based on the maximum mobilisation of regional resources. They were adequate to the military situation and in general they were so successful that the enterprises of the city and the region were able to achieve uninterrupted production of military and civilian products, and their teams during the war showed mass labour heroism and dedication. The article is based on the materials of the state archive of Ivanovo Region and the Russian state archive of socio-political history, as well as local and central periodicals. It summarises new information 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 residents of Ivanovo and the region in achieving victory over Nazi Germany and its allies. The results of this study may be of interest to experts in the field of regional economy and the history of the World War II East Front.
Keywords: Honorary title “Ivanovo – city of labour valour”, labour organisation, strengthening labour discipline, mobilisation of labour and material resources, State Defence Committee, Council of People's Commissars, criminal liability, military tribunals, Prosecutor's office, fight against labour desertion, Amnesty for textile workers
Literature list: Okolotin V.S. Ivanovskaia oblast' v gody Velikoi Otechestvennoi voiny. Kniga 1. 22 iiunia – 31 dekabria 1941 goda [Ivanovo region during the Great Patriotic War. Book 1. June 22 – December 31, 1941]. Ivanovo, A-Grif Publ., 2017. 341 p. (In Russ.)
Author's info: Vladimir S. Okolotin, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Ivanovo State University, Ivanovo, Russia, okolotin.vladimir@yandex.ru, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9009-7752