These papers contain the correspondence and writings of Vladimir Sergeevich Khitrovo, a graduate of the Pazheskii korpus and
participant of World War I and member of the White Army
Vladimir Sergeevich Khitrovo, born in 1891, graduated from the Pazheskii korpus in 1910 and participated in World War I. During
the Civil War in 1918 he enlisted in the White Army, serving as an officer in General Lev N. Kirpichev's Kievskaia dobrovol'cheskaia
druzhina; the following year he transferred to the Svodno-gvardeiskii polk Vooruzhennykh sil iuga Rossii. Having been evacuated
from Novorossiisk, Khitrovo became chief of the Russian press bureau in Constantinople and subsequently immigrated to France.
He was active in the alumni association of the Pazheskii korpus and the Soiuz pazhei. He was a contributor to the journal
Voennaia byl' and authored an unpublished memoir of World War I, "Vospominaniia i materialy dlia istorii. Leib-gvardii konnaia
artilleriia. Chast' II-aia. Voina 1914-1917. Pokhod v vostochnuiu Prussiiu."
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