Interviewee ID: 990044
Parent's name: Tsogzolmaa
Year of Birth: 1951
Notes on education:
Work: Mathematics teacher, Manlai sum school
Born in: Dalangadzad sum, Ömnögovi aimag
Lives in: Manlai sum (or part of UB), Ömnögovi aimag
Mother's profession: [blank]
Father's profession: [blank]
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work; education / cultural production; family; travel; military;
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Summary of Interview 080808B with Ganbaatar
Ganbaatar tells about the army. He served in the air defence regiment in Darhan. As it was then a newly set up regiment, the first winter the soldiers had to spent in tents. The soldiers carried out field training in the Soviet Union. Ganbaatar tells about the institutionalized humiliating treatment of younger conscripts in the army. After the army, he resumed his studies at the State Pedagogical Institute. He recalls that in his mathematical department some lessons, such as mathematics, the history of the Communist Party, were taught in Russian, which he finds pointless. Ganbaatar also tells about Manlai sum and the secondary school where he teaches. According to him, today parents pay more attention to their children’s education.
He got married when he was thirty-seven. He recounts how he gave names to his children.