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Publications Journal „Tyragetia"   vol. II [XVII], nr. 2

History of the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic civil air forces formation (1944-1957)
ISSN 1857-0240
E-ISSN 2537-6330

History of the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic civil air forces formation (1944-1957)

Tyragetia, serie nouă, vol. II [XVII], nr. 2, Istorie. Muzeologie

According to decree of the Council of Ministers of the USSR ordered on September 1, 1944 “About formation of civil aviation in Moldavija” and by order of Chief of the Main Agency of the Civil Air Fleet Astakhovj of September 19, 1944, the independent aviation detachment was formed in the MSSR. Thus, September 19 became the official birthdate of the Civil Aviation.

Based on data from the National Archive, the periodical press and materials from the resources of the National Museum of Archaeology and History of Moldova, the article considers some of the aspects of development of the MSSR Civil Aviation in the first postwar ten years.

Facts and archive documents presented in this paper allow making a conclusion that civil air forces formation began in the 30ies of the past century.



Independent Moldova
Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic
Bessarabia and MASSR between the Two World Wars
Bessarabia and Moldavian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in the Period between the Two World Wars
Revival of National Movement
Time of Reforms and their Consequences
Abolition of Autonomy. Bessarabia – a New Tsarist Colony
Period of Relative Autonomy of Bessarabia within the Russian Empire
Phanariot Regime
Golden Age of the Romanian Culture
Struggle for Maintaining of Independence of Moldova
Formation of Independent Medieval State of Moldova
Era of the
Great Nomad Migrations
Early Middle Ages
Iron Age and Antiquity
Bronze Age
Aeneolithic Age
Neolithic Age
Palaeolithic Age


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