ATAMAN PUNIN'S SPECIAL FORCE 1915-1917, 08.12.2016
The exhibition Ataman Punin’s Special Force 1915–1917, running at the Martial Chamber of Tsarskoye Selo from 7 December 2016 to 26 February 2017, showcases Olga Khoroshilova’s archival materials about one of the famous Russian partisan units of the First World War, led by Poruchik (lieutenant) Leonid Punin, a St George's chevalier.
Olga Khoroshilova is the granddaughter of Lev Punin, the ataman's brother. Her archive includes photographs, drawings of enemy positions, papers and magazines of that time with articles about Punin’s unit, and personal belongings of her grandfather.
The display is complied with WWI arms from the collection of Tsarskoye Selo.