Writings, letters, and personal documents, relating to Russian émigré affairs and to the resistance movement in France during
World War II.
Oleg Yadoff was born on 14 June 1902 in Rostov-na-Donu. As a young volunteer he enlisted in one of General Kornilov's shock
regiments in the First World War, continuing to serve with the White Army in South Russia until its evacuation in 1920. Arriving
in Yugoslavia in 1921 he resumed his education in the sciences at the University of Belgrade. Moving to France in July 1923,
he received his baccalaureate in mathematics and philosophy from the Sorbonne (1925). In 1931 he received his doctorate in
engineering also from the Sorbonne.
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