The Last Battle: Russian Forces – OHIO University Libraries

Box 71

  • Folder 2
    • April, 1965, Russian trip.
      • Letter P. Fedoceiev to Ryan, TLS (Russian), ca. Mar, 1965 (2p.; English: Ts, 2p.),
      • Letter Ryan to Robert Owen, TL carbon, Apr 12, 1965 (2p.; 2 copies),
      • Cable Ryan to Gen Boltin, Apr 12, 1965 (Ts, copy, 1p.),
      • Letter Malcolm Toon to Ryan, TLS, Apr 2, 1965 (1p.; c.2 carbon, 1p.).
  • Folder 3
    • Notes on words missing in Russian interview transcripts (holo, 4p., Ts, 1p.).
  • Folder 4
    • Batov, Gen Pavel I., Excerpt from HISTORY OF THE 65TH ARMY (pp. 325ff as Ts, 41p.; c.2 carbon, 41p.).
  • Folder 5
    • Boltin, Gen, Interview (Ts, 12p.),
    • Notes on the Soviet investigation of Hitler’s death, Apr 30 – June 17, 1945 (Ts, 3p.).
  • Folder 6
    • Butnik, Sgt, Account (Ts, 2p.).
  • Folder 7
    • Chuikov, Marshal Vasili Ivanovich, Interview (Ts, 12p.),
    • Report from 150th Rifle Division concerning the seizure of the Reichstag (Ts, 2p.),
    • Chuikov, “The Assault on Berlin” (xerox, 14p.),
    • Duka, Maj Gen M., STORMING OF THE SPREE (Ts, 3p.),
    • Photographs, 1963 (4 original, 1 duplicate),
    • Box 74
      • Magnetic recording of interview (2 reels).
  • Folder 8
    • Ehrenburg, Ilya, WE COME AS JUDGES (pp. 3-63, xerox, text cont. complete),
    • Ehrenburg, PEOPLE, YEARS, LIFE v.3 (Ts, 4p.; c.2-3 carbon, 4p.), v.5 (Ts, 4p.),
    • Newspaper article (1p.).
  • Folder 9
    • Erickson, John, Letter to Isscas, TLS xerox, Aug 12, 1962 (2p.; 3 copies) with
    • Table of contents of SHTURM BERLINA (xerox, 7p.; c.2-3 xerox, 7p.; 2nd version, Ts, 5p.) and
    • Red Army Order of Battle, Apr 15, 1945 (xerox, 6p.),
    • Letter to Ryan, ALS, Nov 1, 1962 (3p.),
    • Letter to Ryan, ALS, Nov 14, 1962 (1p.),
    • Letter Foy Kohler to Ryan, TLS, Nov 16, 1962 (1p.) with
    • Draft copy of letter Ryan to Kohler, ALS, ca. Nov 20, 1962 (5p.),
    • Letter Ryan to S.K. Romanovsky, TL carbon, Nov 26, 1962 (2p.) with
    • Draft copies of letter (2 items: Ts, 4p.),
    • Letter to Isaacs, ALS, Dec 18, 1962 (3p.),
    • Letter to Isaacs, TL copy, Dec 24, 1962 (1p.),
    • Letter to Chapman, ALS xerox, Jan 21, 1963 (3p.),
    • Letter Lee to Erickson, TL carbon, Feb 1, 1963 (3p.),
    • Letter to Ryan, ALS, Feb 26, 1963 (3p.),
    • Note Chapman to Ryan, TNS, Feb 27, 1963 (1p.),
    • Cable Lee to Romanovsky, TL carbon, Mar 3, 1963 (5p.; French: Ts carbon, 5p.) with
    • Draft letter (Ts, 3p.),
    • Cable “Peter” to Ryan, ca. Mar, 1963 (1p.),
    • Letter Ryan to Tcheredeev, TL carbon, Mar 5, 1963(French: 1p.),
    • Letter Kohler to Gavin, TLS, Mar 15, 1963 (1p.),
    • Draft letter Ryan to Hobe Lewis, AL, ca. Mar 1963 (3p.),
    • Letter Serguei Vinogradov to Ryan, TLS, Apr 12, 1963 (French: 1p.),
    • Letter to Ryan, TLS, May 18, 1963 (2p.),
    • Letter to Ryan, TLS, May 27, 1963 (2p.),
    • Letter to Isaacs, TL photostat, June 2, 1963 (2p.),
    • Letter to Ryan, TLS, June 18, 1963 (1p.),
    • Letter to Ryan, TLS, June 20, 1963 (1p.),
    • Letter to Ryan, TLS, June 21, 1963 (1p.),
    • Letter to Chapman, TLS xerox, July 19, 1963 (1p.) with
    • Notes on various documents (xerox, 2p.),
    • Note to Ryan, ANS, ca. July 1963 (1p.),
    • Letter to Ryan, ALS, July 31, 1963 (2p.)
    • Letter Ryan to Erickson, TL carbon, Aug 13, 1963 (2p.),
    • Card to Ryan, ACS, ca. Aug 1963 (1p.),
    • Letter Ryan to Erickson, TL carbon, Sept 23, 1963 (2p.),
    • Letter Ryan to Erickson, TL carbon, Sept 25, 1963 (2p.),
    • Letter to Ryan, TLS, Oct 17, 1963 (2p.),
    • Night cable Ryan to Erickson, TL copy, Oct 24, 1963 (1p.),
    • Cable to Ryan, ca. Oct 26, 1963 (1p.),
    • Night cable Ryan to Erickson, TL copy, Nov 4, 1963 (1p.),
    • Letter Ann DeLuca to Erickson, TL copy, Nov 4, 1964 (1p.),
    • Letter to Ryan, TLS, Nov 5, 1963 (2p.) with
    • Newspaper article (1p.),
    • Night cable to Ryan, TL copy, Nov 12, 1963 (1p.),
    • Cable to Ryan, Nov 29, 1963 (1p.),
    • Letter to Ryan, ALS, Dec 2, 1963 (1p.),
    • Night cable Ryan to Chapman, TL copy, Dec 19, 1963 (1p.),
    • Cable Chapman to Ryan, ca. Dec 20, 1963 (1p.,
    • Cable to Ryan, Dec 21, 1963 (1p.),
    • Night cable Ryan to Erickson, Dec 23, 1963 (2p.),
    • Letter to Chapman, ALS, Feb 14, 1964 (2p.),
    • Letter Ryan to Isaacs, TLS, Apr 3, 1964 (2p.),
    • Letter Ryan to Erickson, TL carbon, May 19, 1964 (1p.),
    • Letter to Ryan, ALS, Oct 6, 1964 (1p.) with
    • Letters to Lewis, ALS, Oct 6, 1964 (1p.),
    • Letter Ryan to Erickson, TL carbon, Jan 12, 1965 (1p.),
    • Cable Chapman to Ryan, ca. Feb 1, 1965 (1p.),
    • Letter to Ryan, ALS, May 22, 1965 (4p.),
    • Letter to Ryan, ALS, June 1965 (2p.),
    • Letter to Ryan, ALS, June 20, 1965 (2p.),
    • Excerpts from Ryan-Erickson correspondence (Ts carbon, 3p.),
    • Military song of the 6th Guards Rifle Division, inscribed by General Ivanov to Ryan, May 3, 1963, (Russian: Ts carbon, 5p.),
    • Bocca, G., “Red Rape: The Final Agony of Berlin,” TRUE (12p.),
    • Newspaper article (Russian: xerox, 6p.),
    • Newspaper articles (3 items, 5.),
    • Relevent points of Soviet involvment in taking of Berlin and questions to be put to Russian generals (Ts, 8p., Ts carbon, 6p., holo, 2p.; c.2: xerox, 4p., Ts carbon, 1p.; c.3 xerox, 4p.).
    • Box B
      • Dictaphone belts (2 items).
  • Folder 10
    • Erickson’s impressions of 1963 Russian visit (Ts, 24p.),
    • Box 74
      • Magnetic recording of impressions (1 reel).

Box 72

  • Folder 1
    • Golbov, Sergei Ivanovich, Interview (Ts, 5p.; c.2 Carbon, 5p.),
    • Rough draft (Ts, 4p.).
  • Folder 2
    • Ivanov, Maj Gen Georgy Vasilievich, Interview (together with Lt Georgy Vladimirovitch Kilchevsky and Maj Aronvich Lazaris (Ts, 7p.),
    • Photographs, 1963 (5 items).
  • Folder 3
    • Koniev, Marshall Ivan Stephanovich, Interview (Ts, 15p),
    • Koniev, MEMIORS, (xerox, 176p., Ts carbon, 63p.; complete, translated),
    • Account of meeting with Stalin, Apr 1, 1945, from “Forty Five,” NOVIY MIR, #5, 1965 (holo, 40p.),
    • ATLAS, THE MAGAZINE OF THE WORLD PRESS, V.11, #5, May 1966 (63p.),
    • Moscow tourist map, ca. 1962 (1 item),
    • Newspaper articles and news releases (4 items: 9p.),
    • Excerpts from THE GREAT FATHERLAND WAR OF THE SOVIET UNION 1941-1945 (Ts, 2p.),
    • Photographs, 1963 (7 items).
  • Folder 4
    • Krivoshien, Gen Senen, Letter Chapman to Ryan, TLS, June 9, 1964 (1p.) with
    • Krivoshien, THIS WAS WAR (Ts, 5p.).
  • Folder 5
    • Levchenko, Irena N., Interview (Ts, 1p.),
    • Notes (holo, 2p.),
    • Photographs, 1963 (4 items).
  • Folder 6
    • Malinovsky, Lt Mikhail, Interview (Ts, 1p.)
  • Folder 7
    • Mikayoff, Lt Igor, Interview (Ts, 3p.).
  • Folder 8
    • Neustroyev, Lt Col S.A., THE STORMING OF THE REICHSTAG (Ts, 59p.; c.2 carbon, 59p.),
    • Neustroyev, SHTURM BERLINA (Ts, 7p.),
    • Map (holo, 1p.),
    • Box 74
      • Magnetic recording of the Neustroyev account (1 reel).
  • Folder 9
    • Olshansky, Maj Alexander, photographs, 1963 (3 items).
  • Folder 10
    • Platonov, Lt S.P., Letter Chapman to Ryan, TLS, Sept 17, 1963 (1p.) with
    • Platonov, THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1935-1945 (Ts. carbon, 30p.),
    • Yedenskii, THE BERLIN OPERATIONS OF THE THIRD SHOCK ARMY (Ts carbon, 18p.).
  • Folder 11
    • Polevoi, Boris (correspondent), Interview (Ts, 15p.).
  • Folder 12
    • Popiel, Gen Lt N.N., Note Isaacs to Ryan, TNS, June 25, 1964 (1p.) with
    • Popiel, FORWARD TO BERLIN (Ts, 18p., Ts carbon, 28p.; c.2 Ts carbon, 46p.; c.3-5 Ts carbon, 13p.),
    • Account of Stalin-Zhukov-Koniev meeting of Apr 1, 1945 (Ts, 4p.),
    • Box 74
      • Magnetic recording of FORWARD TO BERLIN (2 Reels).
  • Folder 13
    • Popiel, FORWARD TO BERLIN from ZVEZDA, #5-6, 1963 (Russian: xerox, 76p.).
  • Folder 14
    • PRAVDA and IZVESTIA notes from April 1945 (Ts, 3p.; c.2 carbon, 3p.).

Box 73

  • Folder 1
    • RED STAR (ZVEZDA) editors, Interview (Ts, 10p.; c.2 carbon, 10p.).
  • Folder 2
    • Rokossovskii, Marshall Konstantin, Interview (Ts, 20p.),
    • Notes of Seelow Heights Terrain (Ts, 2p.; c.2 carbon, 2p.),
    • Photographs, 1963 (7 items).

Russian book excerpts

  • Folder 3
    • Thirteen Leading Soviet War Correspondents, WHAT WE SAW IN BERLIN (pp. 55-63, xerox),
    • Telpuchowski, Boris S., THE SOVIET HISTORY OF THE GERAT FATHERLAND WAR 1941-1945 (Ts, 16p.),
    • Telpuchowski, Boris S., DIE SOWJETISCHE GESCHICHTE DES GROSSEN VATHERLANDISCHEN KRIEGES 1941-1945 (pp. 462-487, xerox).
  • Folder 4
    • Orders from the Supreme Soviet Command to Front Commanders, Apr 3-23, 1945 (Ts, 13p.; c.2 Ts carbon, 9p.; c.3 Ts carbon, 1p.),
    • Notes on Russian army structure and officer personnel (holo, 19p.),
    • Cable Flint to Ryan, Sept 27, 1965 (1p.; c.2 Ts, 1p.),
    • Letter Erickson to Isaacs, TLS xerox, Aug 12, 1962 (2p.) with
    • SHTURM BERLINA table of contents and order of battle for April 15, 1945 (xerox, 13p.),
    • Letter Erickson to Chapman, ALS, Aug 6, 1964 (4p.).
  • Folder 5
    • Samsonov, Col KOnstantin Yakoulevich, Interview (Ts, 13p.),
    • Photographs, 1963 (12 original, 3 duplicates).
  • Folder 6
    • Sokolovskii, Marshall V.D., Interview (Ts, 16p.),
    • Photographs, 1963 (9 items).
  • Folder 7
    • Short interviews with Oder River and Berlin battle participants (9) (holo, 35p.; Ts version, 16p.),
    • Photographs, 1963 (8 items),
    • Roster of interviewees (Russian: Ts, 1p.).
  • Folder 8
    • Troyanovsky, Lt Col Pavel, THE LAST DAYS OF BERLIN (pp.1-49, xerox; complete).
  • Folder 9
    • Vishnevskii, Vselvolod, MEMOIRS, v.4 (Ts, 57p.; c.2 carbon, 57p.),
    • Box 74
      • Magnetic recording of MEMOIRS (1 reel).
  • Folder 10
    • Yushchuk, Gen Ivan Ivanovich, Interview (Ts, 7p.),
    • Photographs, 1963 (9 items).
  • Folder 11
    • Zhukov, Marshal Georgi K., “TAKING BERLIN,” MILITARY-HISTORCAL JOURNAL, #6, 1965 (Ts carbon, 21p.),
    • Newspaper articles (3 items: 3p).
  • Folder 12
    • Excerpts from MILITARY-HISTORICAL JOURNAL, #5, 1959 (Ts, 11p).
  • Folder 13
    • Brandenburg map, 1937, with holo notations (1 item).
  • Folder 14
    • Russian interviews (spare copies) (Ts carbon, 205p.).
  • Folder 15
    • Notes on Russian trip and some German interviews (1 notebook: holo, 75p).
    • Box 74
      • Magnetic recordings of Russian interviews (7 reels).

Cab 81204

Maps

  • Drw 9
    • Brandenburg, 1937, showing operations for 1st Blorussian and 1st Ukrainian fronts, Apr 15 – May 5, 1945, scale 1:300,000.
    • Brandenburg, 1937, showing corrected positions of 1st Belorussian and 1st Ukrainian fronts based on 1963 Russian trip, scale 1:300,000.
    • Red Army thrusts, 1941-1945.