Korzhenevich reports about the situation in Iranian Azerbaijan.
December 20, 1945
Message to Bagirov from General-Lieutenant Korzhenevich
[partial stamped form in the upper left-hand corner:] HQ, [Baku] Military District, Intelligence Department, 6 December 45, No 00389, Baku
Copy No 1
to the Secretary of the CC CP/b/ of Azerbaijan
Copy: People’s Commissar of State Security of the Azerbaijan SSR
1. The receipt of weapons from the 8PBr [8th Infantry Brigade] continues in Rezaye.
2. A meeting of the popular militia of Azerbaijan was held in the Tabriz city theater. The Deputy Minister of the Militia Kulam Danish’yan spoke at the meeting, calling on the militia to further preserve exemplary order in the cities and provinces of Azerbaijan and selflessly serve in the name of autonomy. Danish’yan’s speech was repeatedly interrupted by applause and concluded with a toast in honor of Prime Minister Pishevari.
3. All is quiet in the remaining garrisons of the 4th Army.
Chief of Staff of the Baku Military District
20 December 1945 [signed by a colonel – surname illegible]
Korzhenevich reports on the military situation in Iranian Azerbaijan.
The History and Public Policy Program welcomes reuse of Digital Archive materials for research and educational purposes. Some documents may be subject to copyright, which is retained by the rights holders in accordance with US and international copyright laws. When possible, rights holders have been contacted for permission to reproduce their materials.
To enquire about this document's rights status or request permission for commercial use, please contact the History and Public Policy Program at [email protected].
Original Uploaded Date