The collection contains Semeka's diaries relating to administration of medical services in the Soviet army during World War
Sergei Aleksandrovich Semeka was born in 1906 in St. Petersburg, Russia. After graduating from the Military Medical Academy
in Leningrad, he served the rest of his life in the Soviet Army. Initially appointed as a regimental junior doctor, he rose
to become the head of the Military Medical Administration during World War II. Specializing in the organization of medical
services for the military in combat, he became one of the youngest generals in the military medical services in 1943, serving
as the deputy director in the Department of Military Medicine of the Ministry of Defense of the USSR.
2 manuscript boxes
(0.8 Linear feet)
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