The fate of Petrovsky of the Poltava corps after 1917 (according to the memories of the students of the corps, who were in exile)

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Stanislav Safonov


Introduction. In the article, on the basis of historical sources, memoirs of emigre cadets, the issue of emigration of the Poltava Cadet Corps after the revolutionary events of 1917 in Serbia was considered. The analysis of the educational, educational process and everyday life of the cadets has been analyzed.

Purpose. The last pages of the operation of the Poltava Cadet Corps in the emigration of the Crimean Cadet Corps are revealed.

Results. For the Cadet Corps, the period 1917-1920 was difficult: the corps functioned with great difficulty, sometimes with incomplete pupils or in the combined warehouses of cadets of other buildings. In 1920, the cadets of Poltava, the Kiev cadet corps are in exile, where it was necessary to adjust the living conditions, adapt to the educational process in difficult conditions. Due to the structure of teachers and teachers managed to preserve the traditions of cadet life.

Conclusions. The history of Petrovskii’s Poltava Corps ended on October 19, 1919, when the Corps forever left Poltava. A complicated and long path to emigration has begun. The Cadet Corps survived several evacuations: first in Vladikavkaz, then in Kutaisi, Crimea, Serbia. Each evacuation destroyed almost all previous educational work and changed the lives of pets. After each evacuation of officers and teachers all with greater difficulty had to settle the life of the cadet corps.

On October 22, 1920, the corps was named the Crimean Cadet Corps. November 1, 1920 evacuation from the Crimea to Slovenia began, where it was located before September 1, 1929.

After 1944, cadet corps emigrated to many countries of the world.

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