Day: January 31, 2019

The Budget of the Armenian Army in 1919

We present to your attention an interesting historical document. It introduces preliminary costs for the Armenian National Army. The document was prepared in 1919 by the Government of the First Republic of Armenia and approved on January 10 at the 59th assembly of the Armenian Parliament. “Issues of the agenda. The first paragraph of the

Hovhannes Hakhverdyan – First Minister of Defense of Armenia

Last year was celebrated the centenary of the First Republic of Armenia. Along with this, it would be correct to note the fact that the Armenian army was created and fully held a century ago as well. And the first minister of defense of Armenia was Lieutenant General Hovhannes Hakhverdyan. He served as minister from

First Armenian General in the US Army – Haig Shekerjian

Haig Shekerjian was born on June 13, 1886, in the city of İzmit in the Ottoman Empire. He was only 5 years old when he together with this parents Hagop and Esther moved to the city of Fresno (California, USA). Haig’s father was a simple worker, while mother was a housewife. “Once I asked my