Im in the process of reading a Soviet history book written in Russian and like to share some of the dates relating to the release of our Polish families who had survived the last two years in their Siberia...
Its an interesting version .. note British and USA involvement...
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July 30 - Resolution of the secretariat of the All "The participation of trade union organizations in collecting warm clothing for the Red Army."
August 23 - Resolution of the National Committee of Defense (GKO) on the tab in the stock of warm clothes for the Red Army in the winter of 1942 - 1943.. "
August - The appointment of General Eisenhower's chief of allied forces in Operation Torch. "
September 12-13 - Meeting at the Headquarters of the Soviet Supreme Command to develop the main provisions of the plan counter-attack the Soviet Army at Stalingrad.
September 29 - Publication of the Franco-Soviet communique. USSR recognized the French National Committee - the governing body of Fighting France - the only body representing the interests of French citizens and French territories.
October 2 - The decision of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the CPSU (b) the establishment of the temporarily occupied territory of the Ukrainian SSR, the illegal Communist Party (Bolsheviks) of Ukraine.
October 6 - Signing in Washington of the second protocol to supply the U.S. and Britain to the Soviet Union military equipment, ammunition and raw materials for the period from 1 July 1942 to June 30, 1943
October 7 - The GKO's decree to increase the production of fighter aircraft.
October 13 - Establishment of diplomatic relations between the USSR and Australia.
14 October-operation order number 1 on the transition rates of Wehrmacht troops to strategic defense on the eastern front.
October 16 - Order of the PPI of the USSR � 325 on the organization and conduct of combat operations of armored and mechanized forces to the new conditions of war.
October 17-The establishment of diplomatic and consular relations between the USSR and Cuba.
- The restoration of diplomatic relations between the USSR and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
October 22 - Directive Stavka on education in South-Western Front.
October 23 - Beginning of the onset of the 8 th British Army against the Italo-German forces at El Alamein (North Africa).
October 28 - Opening in Chongqing (China) meeting of representatives from U.S., UK and China on the war in East Asia.
October - November - Creation in Turin, Italy, first in the Committee of National Front (communist, socialist parties, representatives of the Movement for Justice and Freedom, as well as Catholic groups).
November 2 - Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR in the formation of the Extraordinary State Commission to identify and investigate the atrocities the Nazis and their accomplices n the damage caused to citizens, collective farms, public organizations, state enterprises of the USSR.
November 3 - The GKO's decree "On the guerrilla movement in the Estonian SSR". Formation of the Estonian headquarters of the partisan movement.
November 4 - Completing the breakthrough defense Italo-German troops in the area of El Alamein and began their retreat.
November 6 - Report of the President of the National Defence Commission of Stalin at the ceremonial meeting of the Moscow Council of People's Deputies, dedicated to the 25 th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution.
November 8-11 - The landing of British and American troops on the coast of northwestern Africa in the areas of Algeria, Oran and Casablanca (Operation Torch).
November 8 - The Vichy severed diplomatic relations with the United States.
November 9 - Canada broke off diplomatic relations with the Vichy government.
November 11 - Occupation of German and Italian troops of the southern zone of France and Corsica.
November 12 - The restoration of diplomatic relations between the USSR and Mexico.
12 -15 November - Battle of Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands) between the naval forces of the United States and Japan.
November 13 - Joint meeting of the Politburo of the CPSU (b), the SCG and Stavka on which the Deputy Supreme Commander Zhukov and Chief of General Staff, Vasilevsky reported an updated plan and starting date of the counteroffensive at Stalingrad direction (Operation Uranus ").
November 16 - Creating the 8 th Japanese front in the 17 th Army (Solomon Islands) and 18 th Army (New Guinea).
November 19, 1942 - February 2, 1943 - Offensive during the Battle of Stalingrad.
November 19 - Transition of the South-West and Don fronts in the counteroffensive.
November 20 - Moving the Stalingrad front in the offensive.
- British troops occupied Benghazi (North Africa).
Nov. 21 - The GKO's decree "On Securing Communications in Leningrad and the Leningrad front in the winter of 1942/43.
- Massive raid of the Anglo-American strategic aviation on the cities of Italy.
November 23 - Completion of the environment group fascist troops of the Soviet Army in the area between the Volga and Don rivers.
- British troops occupied the Aje-dabyu (North Africa).
November 25, 1942 - January 20, 1943 - Velikie offensive Kalinin Front.
November 25 - December 20 - Rzhev-Si-Chevskii offensive forces of the Kalinin and Western Fronts.
November 25 - Agreement between the French Communist Party and "Fighting France on a joint program of action.
November 26 - The GKO's decree on the establishment of Lithuania and the southern headquarters of the guerrilla movement.
- Start building near Ivanovo French air squadron "Normandie".
November 26-27 - The town of Bihac (Yugoslavia), the first session of the Antifascist National Liberation of Yugoslavia Chambers (AVNOYU).
27 November offensive North of the Transcaucasian Front west of the city of Ordzhonikidze against the 1 st German Panzer Army.
- Flooding of the French sailors ships of the fleet at Toulon to prevent their capture by Nazi Germany.
November 28 - Massive anti-fascist statement in Albania.
November 30 - fight night in the Bay-Tas safaronga (Solomon Islands) between the naval forces of the United States and Japan.
November - Striking workers in a number of French cities (Grenoble, Lyon, Toulouse, Rouen, Limoges and others).
- Creation of the People's Liberation Army of Yugoslavia (NOAYU).
December 1-9 - attack by Soviet partisan units for railway junction Sarna (Operation Sarnen-sky cross ").
December 2 - The GKO's decree "On organization of production of self-propelled artillery units."
- Approval of the plan of SHAPE offensive Southwestern and Voronezh fronts to defeat the enemy forces in the Middle Don ("Operation Saturn").
- A scientist Enrico Fermi conducted the first nuclear chain reaction in the reactor (U.S.).
December 5 - Commissioning of the most powerful in the Soviet Union and Europe's fifth blast furnace at the Magnitogorsk Metallurgical Combine.
December 6 - Arrival in Moscow delegation of the Mongolian People's Republic, headed by Prime Minister Marshal Choybalsanom, who brought 240 cars gifts for soldiers and officers of the Soviet Army.
- Publication of the Central Committee of the German Communist Party document, "Manifesto of peace to the German people and German Wehrmacht" with a call to strengthen the struggle to overthrow the Hitler regime, the early end to the war and restoring peace.
December 8 - Directive Stavka Leningrad and Volkhov Fronts to prepare an offensive to break the siege of Leningrad (Operation "Spark").
December 9 - Letter of Tambov farmers and collective farm in the Central Committee of the CPSU (b) the collection of funds for the construction of a tank column "Tambov farmer." Beginning of a mass patriotic movement of the Soviet people to raise funds for the Soviet Army and Navy.
12-23 December - Reflection of the Stalingrad front counterattack Kotelnikovo grouping enemy who tried to release the army encircled Paulus.
December 14 - Ethiopia has declared war on Germany, Italy and Japan.
- Signing of agreement between the Government of Great Britain and "Fighting France" for the restoration of French sovereignty over the island of Madagascar.
December 15 - Saratov farmer F. Holovaty made from personal savings 100 thousand rubles for the construction of a combat aircraft.
16-30 December - The onset of the South-West and Voronezh fronts in the Middle Don (Operation Little Saturn ").
December 18 - Publication of declaration of the People's Commissariat of Foreign Affairs of the USSR "On the independence of Albania."
December 21 - Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on the approval of a new model of the Red Banner for the military units of the Soviet Army. - Imperial Conference in Japan, adopted the "Basic course on China in the name of the successful conclusion of the war in the Greater East Asia".
December 21-22 - Negotiations in Tokyo, Wang Ching-wei, the Japanese emperor and prime minister X. Tojo on strengthening ties between Japan and the Nanking puppet government.
December 22 - Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on the establishment of the medal "For Defense of Leningrad", "For the Defence of Odessa", "For the Defense of Sevastopol", "For the defense of Stalingrad".
- Mass anti-fascist statement in Athens.
24-30 December - The defeat of the troops of the Stalingrad front boiler room-bank grouping of the enemy.
December 24 - The murder of Admiral Dar Lana in Algeria.
December 26 - Appointment of General Giraud to the post of "civil and military chief" of North Africa.
Dec. 28 - The Order of the Wehrmacht rate of retreat of troops of Army Group "A" from the North Caucasus.
December 29 - Release of the Stalingrad front of Cote L nikovsky.
December 30 - Directive Stavka on Education of the Southern Front.
- Order of Stavropol (Orgill nikidzevskogo) regional headquarters of the partisan movement to strengthen the fight behind enemy lines.
December 31 - Meeting of the Japanese rates in the presence of the emperor. The decision to cease the offensive in the south-western Pacific Ocean and the abandonment of the island of Guadalcanal.
End of 1942 - Establishment of the Danish Resistance militant organization "Civil guerrillas" ("bop"). - Create a Munich military resistance organizations - the Anti-Fascist People's Front (ADF).
January 1 - Directive Stavka on the preparation and conduct of troops in South and South-Western Front offensive operations in order to forbid the enemy's withdrawal from the Northern Caucasus, Rostov, and defeat him ("Operation Dawn").
3.1 January - Moving Troops North of the Transcaucasian front in the offensive against the 1 st German Panzer Army.
January - May - The defeat of the Nazi Army Group "A" on the Soviet-German front. Liberation by Soviet troops mostly in the Northern Caucasus; departure 17 th German army on the Taman Peninsula.
January 1 - February 4 - North Caucasian offensive forces of the South and the Transcaucasus (North Caucasus) fronts.
January 2 - The US-Australian forces occupied the Japanese base Buna (New Guinea).
January 3 - Troops Transcaucasian Front liberated the city of Mozdok.
January 4 - Troops Transcaucasian Front liberated the city of Nalchik.
January 5 - The troops of the Transcaucasian Front liberated the city cool.
- Team ordnance plant � 172 initiated the socialist competition in honor of the 25 th anniversary of the Soviet Army.
January 6 - Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the introduction of the new insignia - the pursuit for the personnel of the Soviet Army (February 15 - for the personnel of the Navy).
January 9 - Regulation of People's Commissars of the USSR and the CPSU (B) on the training of tractor drivers, combine operators, mechanics and foremen tractor brigades for MTS and state farms. "
- Announcement nankinsknm puppet government of the war Britain and the U.S..
- Signature by Japan and the Nanking puppet government agreement on the return of Settlement and the abolition of the rights of extraterritoriality.
January 10 - The troops of the Transcaucasian Front liberated the city of Kislovodsk.
January 11-12 - Negotiations between Hitler and Antonescu in Rastenburg.
January 10 - February 2 - The offensive troops of the Don Front in order to eliminate encircled at Stalingrad, the German fascist troops (Operation Ring ").
January 11 - Conclusion of the U.S. and British agreements with Chiang Kai-shek, on which these countries have refused to special rights in China.
January 11-12 - The troops of the Caucasian Front liberated the city of Pyatigorsk, Zheleznovodsk, mineral water.
12 -18 January - offensive troops of the Leningrad and Volkhov fronts in cooperation with the Baltic Fleet. Breakthrough of the Siege of Leningrad.
13-27 January - Ostrogozh Ross Shan offensive forces of the Voronezh Front.
January 13 - Hitler's order of total mobilization - emergency measures to compensate for the human and material losses suffered by the Soviet-German front.
14-24 January - Conference of the U.S. president and British prime minister in Casablanca (Morocco).
January 14 - Council Decision of Communications of Japan to grant "independence" of Burma.
January 15 - Resolution of the Bureau of the Communist Party of Latvia on the establishment of the Latvian staff of the partisan movement.
- Address of the Central Committee of the Polish Workers' Party to "delegature" the Polish government in exile called for a national front against the Nazi occupiers.
January 16 - Iraq's declaration of war against Germany, Italy and Japan.
January 17 - Troops of the Kalinin Front liberated the city of Great Luke.
January 18 - The GKO's decree on the construction along the southern shore of Lake Ladoga railway lines of the field (Zhikharevo) - Shlisselburg.
- Edict of the Emperor of Japan "On special rights and powers of the government in time of war", which gives the cabinet and prime minister with dictatorial powers.
January 20 - Resolution of the CPC of the USSR and the CPSU (b) the improvement of the railways in the Urals and Siberia.
- Rupture of the Government of Chile diplomatic relations with Germany, Italy and Japan.
January 20 - late April - Another attack the German troops in Yugoslavia and counterattack the People's Liberation Army of Yugoslavia.
January 21 - When the troops Transcaucasian front in collaboration with the guerrillas of the city of Stavropol.
- Directive of the Anglo-American Joint Chiefs of Staff on the organization of "air offensive" against the industrial centers of Germany.
January 22 - Resolution of the Politburo of the CPSU (b) the improvement of Soviet officials and local party organizations to assist families of military personnel.
January 23 - Resolution of the CPC of the USSR and the CPSU (b) "On Measures for the restoration of the MTS and farms in areas liberated from Nazi invaders."
- Entry of British troops in the town of Tripoli (Libya).
Jan. 24 - When the troops of the Northern Group of the Transcaucasian Front Armavir.
- Directive Stavka to transform the Northern Group of Forces Transcaucasian Front in the North-Caucasian Front.
January 24 - February 2 - Voronezh-Kastornoye offensive forces of the Voronezh and Bryansk Fronts.
January 25 - The troops of the Voronezh Front liberated the city of Voronezh.
Jan. 26 - Join Forces 21-th and 62 th Army in Stalingrad, the Don Front at Mamaev Kurgan and dismemberment surrounded by German-Fascist group into two parts.
January 27 - The restoration of diplomatic relations between the USSR and Uruguay.
January 28 - The release of the first issue of the illegal newspaper "Free Romania", published by the Communist Party of Romania.
January 29-30 - Troops of the North Caucasian Front liberated the city of Maikop and Tikhoretsk.
January 29 - February 18 - offensive forces of the Southwestern and Southern Fronts in the Donbass.
January 30-31 - Conference of Heads of Government of Great Britain and Turkey in Adana (Turkey). Attempt to persuade Great Britain to Turkey for a war against Germany.
Jan. 30 - The release of the first issue of the central body of the People's Party of Iran newspaper "Rahbar".
- Appointment of Admiral Doenitz Commander Naval Forces Germany.
January 31 - April 5 - Reid Cavalry under the command of the guerrilla compound MI Naumova on the territory of Kursk, Sumy, Poltava, Kirovograd, Odessa, Vinnitsa, Kiev and Zhitomir regions.
January 31 - Surrender southern constellation Nazi forces led by General-Field Marshal von Paulus at Stalingrad.
- Appointment of General Eisenhower, supreme commander of Allied forces in North Africa.
- Dismissal of retired Chief of General Staff of the Italian Army General Cavallero and appointed in his place of General Ambrosio.
January - February - Distribution in Munich and other German cities, anti-Nazi leaflets student organization of the resistance movement The White Rose ".
January - March - Mass arrests in Germany of foreign and German workers for sabotage and strikes.
01/08 February - The evacuation of Japanese troops from the island of Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands).
February 2 - March 6 - Nastupatel. nye operations forces of the Voronezh and Bryansk left wing (later Central) fronts on the Kursk-Ryll-ray and Kharkiv and Poltava areas.
February 2 - The surrender of German-phase shistskih troops in the northern part of Stalingrad.
- Resolution of the GKO restore Institute Stalingrad railway junction and railway of the lines of Stalingrad - Tikhoretskaya, Stub lingrad - A bold.
- Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on the establishment of the medal "Partisan of Patriotic War� I and II degree.
February 2 - May 25 - Reid compound SA Kovpak through Zhytomyr Rivne and Kiev region.
February 3-6 - Mourning in the German "heroes" of Stalingrad.
February 4 - April 6 - Novorossiysk landing operation Black Sea Group of Forces of the North-Caucasian Front in conjunction with the Black Sea Fleet.
February 4 - Capture the Soviet beachhead landing in the area Myskhako (south of Novorossiysk).
- Adoption by the Government of the USSR proposal from the Colombian Government to exchange ambassadors between the Soviet Union and Colombia.
February 5 - Directive Stavka for conversion by 15 February of the Don Front in the Central Front.
- The troops of the Southwestern Front liberated the city Raisins and Kramatorsk.
- Reorganization of Mussolini, the Italian government.
February 6 - Directive Stavka North-Western Front on the preparation of an offensive operation to eliminate Demyansk enemy's bridgehead.
February 7 - The GKO's decree "On Measures Emergency Steel."
- The troops of the Southern Front liberated the city Bataisk and Azov.
February 8 - The troops of the Voronezh Front liberated the city. Kursk.
February 9 - March 16 - Krasnodar offensive troops of the North Caucasus Front.
February 9 - Message from Winston Churchill to Stalin about the postponement of opening a second front in Evroshz August - September 1943
February 10 - Beginning a three-week hunger strike Gandhi in protest against the policies of British colonial authorities in India.
- Development in Algiers, the leaders of the national bourgeoisie of the Manifesto of the Algerian people "to demand autonomy and democratization of the country.
February 11 - The troops of the Southwestern Front liberated an important railway junction Lozova.
February 12 - March 21 - Offensive operations Bryansk, Central and Western fronts of the left wing on the Orel-Bryansk area.
February 12 - The troops of the North Caucasus Front, with the assistance guerrillas liberated the city of Krasnodar.
- The troops of the Southern Front liberated the city of Mines.
February 13 - Reorganization of the Nazi Army Group Don Army Group in the South.
- The troops of the Southern Front liberated the city of Novocherkassk.
14-23 February - Counterstrike German troops in southern Tunisia (around Maknasi).
February 14 - Southern Front forces liberated the city of Rostov-on-Don.
- The troops of the Southwestern Front liberated the city Vorochilovgrad.
15-28 February - The elimination of the North-Western Front Demyansk springboard.
Feb. 16 - Messages Stalin President Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill of the need to increase the activity of the Anglo-America rikaiskih troops in North Africa.
February 19 - March 23 - Reflection of Soviet troops counterattack on the Nazi Army Group South in the Donbass region and in the Kharkov region.
February 22 - The GKO's decree "On the reconstruction of the coal mines of Donbass.
- Statement by the Prime Minister of Vichy Laval on sending new contingents of French workers in Nazi Germany.
23 February - a feat Immortal Guard privates A. Matrosov, closed the chest of his enemy bunker embrasure.
February 24 - At the initiative of city workers began Kuibyshev socialist competition for overfulfilling in 1943 gosudarstvoennyh plans and the creation of a special fund of the High Command of the Soviet Army.
- A general strike and mass demonstrations of workers, employees and students in Athens and Piraeus, demanding the abolition of compulsory dues, the organization of food and clothing, raising wages.
February 25-28 - Negotiations German Foreign Minister Ribbentrop and Deputy Chief of Staff of the Wehrmacht's operational leadership of General W. Warlimont in Rome with the Italian government and military circles for the further conduct of the war.
February 25 - Team ordnance plant � 92 initiated the socialist competition in honor of May 1.
February 26-28 - The Plenum of the CC CP (b) of Belarus discussed the problem of party organizations in the occupied areas of the country.
February 28 - Explosion of Norwegian patriots plant for heavy water near the town of Rjukan.
February - A wave of major strikes in Denmark.
- Introduction of the Nazi occupying authorities, labor service for the population of the occupied areas of the Soviet Union.
March 1 - Publication of the Declaration of the Central Committee of the Polish Workers Party "What are we fighting for?" Which was formulated by a minimum program of the party.
March 2 - The directive Stavka Kalinin and Western Fronts of the persecution of the enemy on the Rzhev velocity Vyazma direction.
- Massive raid of the Anglo-American aircraft to Berlin.
2-22 March - Rzhev-Vyazemskaya offensive of the Western and Kalinin fronts.
March 3 - Troops of the Western Front liberated the city of Rzhev.
4-17 March - Offensive operations troops of the North-Western Front in the area of Staraya Russa.
March 5 - A mass demonstration of protest in Athens (Greece) vs. compulsory labor service imposed by the occupiers.
March 5 - April 2 - the biggest in the war strikes at enterprises of military industry in Turin, Milan and other cities in Northern Italy.
March 6 - The new government of Finland, headed by the leader of the reactionary national coalition party Linkomiesom.
- Massive raid of the Anglo-American air of the city Essen (Germany).
March 8 - The first battle the 1 st single Czechoslovak battalion with the Nazis in Co-Kolov (Kharkiv region).
March 10-12 - The House of Representatives and the Senate approved the extension of the law on the transfer of a loan or lease of weapons.
March 12 - Troops of the Western Front liberated the city of Vyazma.
12-29 March - Negotiations British Foreign Minister Alexander Eden with senior figures in Washington.
March 17-20 - Start of the offensive of the Western Allies in Tunisia.
March 19 - Publication of the ruling People's Commissars of the USSR and the CPSU (b) of the State Agricultural Development Plan in 1943.
March 25 - The signing between the USSR and Japan to extend the protocol to the 1943 fishing convention 1928
- 300000th anti-fascist demonstration in Athens, which resulted in the occupants were forced to give up "civil mobilization".
March - Creating a national organization fighting Resistance - Council of Resistance in the Netherlands.
- Start Association guerrilla Bulgarian People's Liberation Insurgent Army.
- Establishment at the initiative of the Polish Communists and other democratic leaders of mass anti-fascist patriotic organization in the USSR - the Union of Polish Patriots. "
- 1 st Vsealbanskaya Conference Communists Lyabinoti. The decision to create the National Liberation Army in Albania.
April 1 - French squadron "Normandie" in the 1-th Air Army, Western Front, first went into action.
April 4 - June 7 - Offensive operations forces of the North Caucasus front the Krasnodar-Taman area.
April 7 - Bolivia declared war on Germany, Italy and Japan.
April 7-10 - Negotiations between Hitler and Mussolini in Salzburg.
April 9 - U.S. President's decision to freeze wages and prices to fight inflation.
April 12-13 - Negotiations between Hitler and Antonescu, MA in Salzburg.
April 15 - Publication in the newspaper "L'Humanite" General guidelines for preparing an armed insurrection ", developed by the French Communist Party.
April 16-17 - The meeting with Hitler the dictator of Hungary M. Horthy.
April 17 - June 7 - The air battle in the Kuban.
April 25 - Note of the Soviet Government to break relations with the Polish government in exile in connection with the steps he has a smear campaign against the USSR.
April 29 - Beginning of formation of the 1 st Czechoslovak Infantry Brigade in the USSR.
April 30 - May 1 - Mass protest strikes in the Netherlands against the sending of former soldiers in Germany.
May 1 - Order of the number 195, which summarized the results of the winter campaign of 1942/43 on the Soviet-German front and defined the tasks of the Soviet Armed Forces for the next stage of the war.
- Publication of the program of the Communist Party of Hungary, "Hungarian way to freedom and peace."
May 6 - The Soviet government approved a request from the Union of Polish Patriots in the USSR, the formation of the 1 st Infantry Division of the Polish Tadeusz Kosciuszko.
May 7 - The Anglo-American troops took the city of Tunis and Bizerte
May 11 - Note NCID USSR all the ambassadors and envoys of the countries with which the USSR had diplomatic relations, the mass forcible withdrawal of the German-fascist slavery peaceful Soviet citizens and the responsibility for the crime of the German authorities and private individuals who exploit forced labor of Soviet citizens in Germany .
May 13 - Surrender of the Italian-German forces in Tunisia. Completion of military action in North Africa.
May 15 - The proposal of the Presidium of the Executive Committee of the Communist International on the dissolution of the Comintern.
1. Military-political situation in autumn 1942
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