The 15th of December in Moscow there will take place second social and scientific readings «The map is the eyes of the army», dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Military Topographic Service of the Red Army.
The military topographical service of the Red Army was founded on May 8, 1918.
The organizers of the event are the Military Topographic Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, the Council of Veterans with the support of the Central Museum of the Armed Forces and the Russian Geographical Society.
The Russian Geographical Society and the Council are being linked by long-standing friendship and fruitful cooperation. So, the organizations together worked on the project «Geographers - for Great Victory»: were holding exhibitions, etc.
The participants of the readings will be able to familiarize themselves with archival maps and books, to learn about the work of surveyors in different historical periods. For example, how in the years 1923-1941 the maps contributed to the economic development of the country, in the Great Patriotic War – they helped to fight the enemy, in 1946-1990 - helped intelligence service.
Veterans of the Topographic Service, geodesists, cartographers, military historians and anyone interested in this topic are invited to participate in the readings.
Date: December 15, 2017
Time: registration: from 9:30-10: 30, the beginning of the readings: at 10:00
Place: Central Museum of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, street of the Soviet Army, 2, building 1
Applications for participation are accepted at: amuzenkomail.ru (Alexander Petrovich Muzenko)