March 01, 2010

Dizzy with Success



Stalin backtracks, March 2, 1930

How well did Joseph Stalin know history?

A seminary drop-out, he of course knew a thing or two about past eras, but it would be a stretch to assume that he had extensive, in-depth knowledge of history. It does appear, however, that where he felt they were relevant to him, Joseph Vissarionovich did indeed draw lessons from the past.


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