On the eve of the 71st anniversary of the victory in the great Patriotic war “StarHit” summed up the results of contest “letter from the front”. To the editor of hundreds of rare papers, in 1941-1945, were waiting for relatives from their loved ones, who fought at the front.
People told stories of their ancestors, sent me scans of postcards, telegrams and other news from their loved ones. To make out the letters “StarHit” helped philatelist Konstantin Filobok.
Photos and letters from loved ones during the great Patriotic war, cherish, including, and Russian celebrities. Actor and TV host Vyacheslav Manucharov showed the editorial “StarHit” a picture of her grandmother, who fought at the front, and also told her special story.
On the front photos Granny Nina Gavrilovna (left) and her friend Juliana, who had gone to the front in 1941, along with volunteers, there is an inscription.
“I believe that we will win. I know that’ll be back” – with these words the card she sent to her future husband, grandfather Vyacheslav Manucharov. Nina Gavrilovna with Uliana came to Berlin. However, a few days before the victory of a friend died. Until his death in 2003, the woman recalled Elsie. Nina Gavrilovna lived 81 years.
Special attention was attracted by the wording of the letters with interesting stamps and drawings. The winner of the contest “a letter from the front” was Valery Molchadsky from Moscow.
“Every memorial Day I remember their heroic parents of Isaac M. and Sophia Mikhailovna. Dad graduated from the Academy. Dzerzhinskogo. Then his family was evacuated to Samarkand. And in 1942 he was appointed commander 1065 anti-aircraft artillery regiment. Dad rose to the rank of Colonel. Bravery and courage he had not to take,” said Valery. Isaac Molchadsky commanded a regiment during the battle of Kursk, during the Berlin operation was headed by the division. Throughout the war he wrote to his wife. Mrs. Weiss during the war he held the position of chief of medical unit of the hospital. Molchadsky had been married for 60 years. Isaac M. died in 1984, his wife survived him only a year.
After analyzing cards Isaac Molochinskogo, philatelist Konstantin Filobok noted that his attention was drawn to the caricature of Hitler in the piece of writing. “This man was a true hero! His descendants have retained the envelopes and letters”, – said Filobok.
Another letter, which was zaiteresovat of the jury, was the news to the family Sosnowski. Dmitry prokopievich was drafted into the army Galkinskaya RVC. Died 11 March 1944. He was killed by a German sniper.
“Hello! Dear my darling, my mother Euphrosyne Feodorovna and my beloved wife Anna efremovna and my dear little children Kate, Leah, Vassa, nick, Alex, Roofing, I’m sending you my heartfelt and warmest regards from a far and I wish you all the best, your family life and good health for many years. I also prescribe to you my dear wife Nyura, yet my letter will get, then give the answer to me soon and tell all the details that you are currently a new person at his farm and still working, at home and on the farm with their babies as they grow and run our boys, nick, Alex and Tolya and Katya, – so kindly wrote the commander of the Department 37 infantry division as close to the front in 1942.
Contest participants were so many that we could not share some unique scanned mail and telegrams that have come into our possession. Each document preserves the memory of those who defended their Motherland during the great Patriotic war and fought for our future.