The Ninth All-Russia Congress of Soviets, having taken note of the importance of the Workers’ and Peasants’ Red Navy for the defence of the maritime frontiers of the Soviet Republic, entrusted to the sailors the hard and responsible task of building the Red Navy.
A year of tireless work by the best section of the revolutionary sailors has produced positive results.
The estabishment of patronage of the Navy by the Central Committee of the Russian Young Communist League marked the beginning of participation by the broad masses of the workers and peasants in building the Navy.
For further strengthening of the Navy’s might and for drawing closer the bonds between the sailors and the working masses of the Soviet Republic, the period between January 15 and 22, 1923 will be made ‘Red Navy Week’.
During this week, every Red Army man, commander and political worker must explain the importance of the Navy for the Soviet Republic and the successes which have been achieved in building it.
The Revolutionary War Council of the Republic orders that:
Last updated on: 28.12.2006