Advice 1: How to find the missing in the war

For the human losses there is no Statute of limitations. No matter how much time has passed since the end of the war, relatives of those killed or missing soldiers will always be their to remember and to glean information about the last known events of life. But especially pain is experienced by relatives of those who are not listed in the lists of the dead, because the fate of the soldier is unknown. Defense Ministry to facilitate the search for information has created a special Internet service "memorial", which is a constantly updated database of losses in the great Patriotic War, containing original documents from the archives.
How to find the missing in the war
Instruction
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Enter a search string in the browser address common database "memorial" http://obd-memorial.ru/. Wait a few seconds until initialization, and you will be redirected to the main search page. Here you will be able to immediately begin to search through the database of military archives, a list of sources of information, tips and service.
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On the tab "Set the fate of the" fill in the active fields existing information. In most cases it can only be a first and last name. Click "search" to activate the search document for the given parameters. If you want to set the search parameters according to individual criteria, click on the "advanced search". Here you can select individual documents, such as orders, card files, lists of burials, etc.
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In the opened window you will see the search results and can more accurately determine the destiny of the warrior by selecting from the list the string which most accurately match your information. For example, it will be possible to navigate to the place call a serviceman. To go to the page with your personal data click on the active part of the string in the place where it says surname, name and patronymic of the missing soldier.Here you can learn about the fate of the soldier: part number, in which he served, military rank, place where he went missing, the date and circumstances of the tragedy. In some cases, this will be an indication of the prisoner, indicating the camp (name, number, and location) and date of death.
All this information will be confirmed attached the scanned copies of original documents from the archives of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation and Fund of Passports of military graves".
Note
Pay attention to the fact that the work on digitization of the archives is ongoing. So, if you have not found the information you were looking for, periodically run the search in updated database.
Useful advice
If you want to set the search parameters according to individual criteria, click on the "advanced search". Here you can select individual documents, such as orders, card files, lists of burials, etc.

Advice 2 : How to find the participant of the great Patriotic war on the Internet

With the development of information technology today, anyone can find data on missing or dead during the great Patriotic war relative. This can be done through one of a variety of specially created sites.
How to find the participant of the great Patriotic war on the Internet
Instruction
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Before you start the search, gather about a missing relative as much useful information (name, surname, patronymic, date of recruitment, military rank, old photos, etc.). As practice shows, one name in order to find the veteran, is not enough. Detailed information about the person will not only simplify the search but will increase the probability of achieving a positive result.
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The easiest way to find the participant of military operations of 1941-1945, is to resort to electronic databases. Similar resources on the Internet quite a lot and they are all in the public domain. The largest data banks can be attributed to the sites www.podvignaroda.ru, www.obd-memorial.ru, www.pamyat-naroda.ru and www.moypolk.ru. Information for electronic databases produced by volunteers engaged in archaeological excavations in places of warfare, as well as those who by the nature of its activities or otherwise relevant to veterans (social workers, law enforcement officials and medical personnel). Information about the participants of the second world war is constantly updated and supplemented, so it makes sense to search for the missing man using electronic databases several times a month. To begin your search, you need to enter in the search his name and date of birth. All the other information that was able to learn before starting the search specified in the extended profile.
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If the search for the largest databases did not yield results, look for a man who disappeared during the great Patriotic war, in memory books. They contain information about the dead in wartime people whose remains have been found during the excavations and identification. Such thematic resources include the following sites: rf-poisk.ru Otechestvo.of the Russian Federation and soldat.ru.
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Also in search of VOV can be useful e-library that contains the old wartime Newspapers and memoirs (oldgazette.ru, www.rkka.ru) or the archives, where documents related to the hostilities (www.archives.ru, www.rusarchives.ru, archive.mil.ru , rgvarchive.ru , rgaspi.org and rgavmf.ru).
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