'I write not about myself and not for myself, but about those whom I was given to know ... I write about them and for them. I try to talk about myself as little as possible ... '- wrote in the preface to her memoirs Irina Odoevtseva - Russian poet, favori
The memoirs of Marshal of the Soviet Union Andrei Ivanovich Eremenko are dedicated to the events of the Great Patriotic War on the Western, Bryansk and North-Western fronts. The book presents a military-historical description of the heroic defense of Mogilev, the military operations of the 22nd and 21st armies, the Smolensk battle and the actions of the 4th shock army on Seliger. The memoirs are supplemented by materials from the family archive of A.I. Eremenko, which were not included in previous editions. The book will be of interest to both specialists and amateurs of military history.