Book of Honor

Book of Honor

 

at enterprises in the USSR, a special book for recording the names of the most outstanding workers and office employees, such as the winners of socialist emulation and participants in the movement for a communist attitude toward labor. The registering of a worker’s surname, name, and patronymic in the Book of Honor is a form of moral incentive for good work provided for in labor legislation. The instructions on introducing Books of Honor were approved by the All-Union Central Committee of Trade Unions on June 17, 1952.

The question of recording someone’s name in the Book of Honor is discussed at a general meeting of the trade union group and is finally resolved by the Factory Trade Union Committee and the enterprise’s administrative officials. Employees whose names have been recorded in the Book of Honor receive an appropriate certificate, and a corresponding notation is made in their work record. Books of Honor are also maintained in military units.

References in classic literature ?
Many had found their rest on the field of battle whose names figured in the "Book of Honor" of the Gun Club; and of those who made good their return the greater proportion bore the marks of their indisputable valor.
According to the protocol, Bagheri made remarks in the "Book of Honor".
President Bullock requested that the club donate $30 to The Garden Clubs of Illinois to submit three past members names to be included in the Illinois Book of Honor and Book of Remembrance.
Hariri wrote in the book of honor the following statement: "I look forward to developing our bilateral relations with this beautiful country which has always helped Lebanon.
She was awarded by the American Geographical Institute-International Book of Honor in 1981 for her distinguished service in the field of social work.
The notes asked only for permission to include each donor's name in a "founders book of honor."
He later signed the Book of Honor and was presented with the frigate plaque.
His Highness the Amir met with high-ranking officials from London city and signed on the guest book of honor. (pickup previous) tb.mb KUNA 290015 Nov 12NNNN
They were considered contract employees rather than CIA staff officers, but in December 1998 their names were added to the Book of Honor at CIA headquarters.
In addition to hosting a variety of events on June 12, each participating WTCA member will also nominate a person or organization that best represents the group's mission of "Stability through Trade "to be added to the official WTCA Book of Honor.
Ted Gup, author of "The Book of Honor: Secret Lives and Deaths of CIA Operatives," takes us inside the tension between government and the press when secrecy is employed as part of a wartime strategy.