The file on operation “Priboi”: A re-assessment of the mass deportations of 1949

  title={The file on operation “Priboi”: A re-assessment of the mass deportations of 1949},
  author={Heinrihs Strods and Matthew Kott},
  journal={Journal of Baltic Studies},
  pages={1 - 36}
Abstract Using information from documents found in the Russian State Military Archives, this article discusses the organization and execution of the Soviet mass deportations from the Baltic States in March 1949 — code-named Operation “Priboi” by the USSR MVD. These findings are presented for the first time in English, in the context both of established historiographical interpretations and recent literature on the deportations. The aim is to encourage a scholarly reassessment of Operation… 

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