Lot 1152: Zhukov, Georgy



2015-09-16 14:12:22

Lot 1152: Zhukov Georgy: (1896-1974) Marshal Of The Soviet Union. Served In Wwi And Wwii. The Most Decorated General Officer In The History Of The Soviet Union And Russia. T.L.S., Zhukov, In Cyrillic, One Page, Folio, Kiev, 23Rd August 1940, In Cyrillic. The War-Dated Document Is A Military Order To The Troops Of Kiev, Special Military Okrug, Signed By Zhukov In His Capacity As General Commander Of The Forces Of Kiev, Instructing That 'Drivers Of The Transport Group Of The Military Units Are Also Subject To A Test Of Knowledge Of Traffic Regulations….Commanders Of Units And Formations To Make Lists Of Drivers To Be Tested. Drivers Should Take A Training Course On Traffic Regulations….The Examination Will Be Conducted By Boards Of Experts Of The State Motor Licensing And Inspection Department Of The Ukranian People'S Commissariat Of Internal Affairs Directly In Military Units, Which Are To Provide Full Assistance In The Fulfillment Of The Order'. Countersigned By Army Commissar Borisov And By Chief Of Staff Tsurkayev. An Unusual Military Order During War Time. Heavy Creasing To The Right Upper Border, Small Area Of Paper Loss And Tears To The Edges, Not Affecting Text Or Signatures. G International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £400-600
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