Auction 102

Lot 49:

ALEKSANDER KOMAROVSKY

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(1906-1973) Soviet economic and military leader, general of the army (1972), Hero of Socialist Labor (1949), Lenin and Stalin Prize Laureate. As the Soviet Army’s chief of engineers for three decades, General Komarovsky was responsible for the construction of some of the country’s most secret projects, including the vast nuclear-weapons establishment developed after World War II. A red and gold greeting card with a typed note inside addressed to Field Marshal of Engineering Troops VIKTOR KHARCHENKO congratulating him with International Workers’ Day (May 1st) and the upcoming 24th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany. Original signature in black ink. 6.75 x 3.75 inches.

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