“Killed at Nomonhan”: Creation of the Hero Cult as an Example of Anti-Soviet Propaganda among the Russian Far Eastern Emigration (1939–1945)

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Address: Russian Federation
Journal nameProblemy Dalnego Vostoka
EditionIssue 2

The article describes the death of the Russian emigrant M. Natarov in the military conflict of 1939 near the Khalkhin-Gol River, in which representatives of emigration participated on the side of Japan. The example of creation of the hero cult of a person who died in battles with the Soviet troops, the methods and effectiveness of propaganda activities of emigrant organizations and Japanese military-administrative bodies in the territory of Manchuria are analyzed.

KeywordsRussian emigration, Asano detachment, Manchukuo, military conflict on the Khalkhin-Gol River, Kwantung army, Harbin
Publication date17.05.2019
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