The daughter of the writer still kept the old board with the graphic image of the cabinet AA Bashilova - adjutant of Emperor Paul I. Paternal Bashilov was related to the outstanding Russian philosopher PD Yurkevich.
During the war he was captured, he joined the Vlasov Army, worked in the propaganda department, equally hated the Bolsheviks and Hitler`s power, dreaming of the revival of Russia on national lines.
After the war he fled to Argentina, he changed his name (by erasures of documents) the surname Tamartsev.
During the 50s Bashilov creates seven books "History of Russian Freemasonry", and in the 60s still 2: the eighth and ninth (the last and never saw the light during his lifetime). Based on the significant historical materials XVII-XX centuries., Bashilov shows "Freemasons" as a terrible anti-national force tending to destroy and dismember Russia. With Peter I the ruling class and the intelligentsia have fallen under the influence of Masonic ideologies, and so on. A., Prepared the anti-Russian revolution.
Bashilov considered Freemasonry not merely as Westernist organization, but as an ideological weapon against Russia. His story about the struggle of the Russian and Masonic ideology, he begins with the Ancient Rus. In general, the author`s plan for the history of Russian Freemasonry was as follows:
- Vol. 1 - Moscow Russia before the penetration of the Freemasons;
- Vol. 2 - Quietest King and his time (the reign of Alexei
Mikhailovich), Robespierre, on the throne (Peter I and historical
Results improved their revolution);
- Vol. 3 - Russian Europe (Russia at the first successor of Peter I.
Start of Freemasonry in Russia) "Golden Age" of Catherine II;
- Vol. 4 - Paul and Masons. Alexander I and his age;
- Vol. 5 - Freemasonry in the reign of Alexander I. The Freemasons and the conspiracy
- Vol. 6 - why Nicholas I forbade Freemasonry in Russia;
- Vol. 7 - Pushkin and Masonry;
- Vol. 8 - Freemasonry and the Russian intelligentsia;
- Vol. 9 - the legend was true (in Freemasonry
the reign of Nicholas II).
The content of the "History of Russian Freemasonry" is much wider than its title. In fact, there exist two parallel independent parts. One part is the actual history of Russian Freemasonry, the second - a detailed history of Russian philosophy.
From the very beginning Bashilova serious problems with the publication of his work. Even friendly tuned to the publishing historian, in t. Ch. "Our country", to its security refused him. However, subsequently "Our country" helped Bashilova distributing his books. Bashilov forced to create his own publishing house "Rus", where it is rolled into one combined several publishing professions. Continuing to lead busy lives to the limit, Bashilov, however, does not cease to be published in Russian patriotic publications: "Our country," "The Omen Russia", "The Firebird", "Vladimir Bulletin". Go out and his other books - "Flame in the snow", "Myths of the Russian soul and the Russian character," "The Myth of the Russian ultra-imperialism", "undeserved fame (Thoughts on the anti-national role of the Russian intelligentsia)", "Untermensch, Morlocks or Russian "and others. In these books Bashilov reveals the greatness of Russia, breaks myths of Judeo-Masonic propaganda and" reactionary "and" cultureless "of the Russian people.
In 50th Bashilov participates in the work of the Russian Imperial Union-Order. In 1955 he, along with NI Sakhnovsky, AN Makotchenko and Sarmatovym released book "World conspiracy" (Protocols of the Elders of Zion in the text SA Nilus) with commentary, and in 1957 research VM Moksha " The essence of the Jewish question. " Within the framework of the Russian Imperial Union-Order Bashilov facilitates the exit of books about the Russian monarchy (the works of LA Tikhomirov and N. Kazakov) and the murder of the royal family (the works of NA Sokolov and MK Diterikhs). Despite the small circulation (300-700 copies.), These books had a great influence on the ideology of Russian monarchist emigration.
Bashilov sought to collect and organize as much as possible materials for subversion of the Jewish and Masonic organizations. To this end, it publishes an almanac "The past and the future." It turned out ten rooms.
Essays about Freemasonry in the reign of Nicholas II, the published in the anthology "The past and the future", later made the ninth book, "History of Russian Freemasonry."