Online Collections: Russia and Eurasia


Charles E. Stuart Papers

Soviet Russia through the Eyes of an American motion picture film

Sergeĭ Aleksandrovich Semeka Diaries

World War II diaries of this Soviet military medical administrator

Grigoriĭ N. Trubetskoĭ Papers

Papers of this Russian diplomat

Ambasada in the Soviet Union Records

Records of the Polish embassy in the Soviet Union

Pages in diary number 1, 1941, Sergeĭ Aleksandrovich Semeka diaries, Hoover Inst

Semeka Diaries Online

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

The World War II diaries of Sergeĭ Aleksandrovich Semeka, a medical administrator in the Soviet army, have been digitized and are available online. The diaries describe battlefield conditions and how medical activities were administered. They also detail Semeka’s frustration with military decisions, such as not burying fallen soldiers as the army advanced, and with shortages of supplies, hospital beds, and medical personnel.



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Hoover Poster Collection

The poster shows an open book with a Red Army soldier standing in front of it ma