Google and RVIO (Russian military historical society) announced the opening of the site “Living memory”. This initiative, dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war, aimed at creating a online archive of military letters sent from the front and to the front in 1941-1945.
The website “Living memory” developed by Google and is located at www.pisma.histrf.ru. As planned, it will combine the letters in wartime in one of the online archive, giving everyone the opportunity to share family documents and read emails. Easy to use online form allows you to upload the required number of pages and letters, Dating the document, add a detailed description and any comments. To post an image from your computer or smartphone.
Initial filling of the online archive was held documents from the funds of the Autonomous non-profit organization supporting the preservation of historical and cultural heritage “national archives”, which for many years collecting the wartime documents. The website “Living memory” will open for all Internet users at the end of April. Digitized archival letters will be found, as a keyword, and chronology. Some letters will read and record a video of the famous fellow – actors, musicians, athletes and TV personalities, including Alexey Kortnev, Igor Butman and Angelica Timonina.