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Ruthless and ambitious, Joseph Stalin grabbed control of the Soviet Union after the death of V.I. Lenin in 1924. As a member of the Bolshevik party, Joseph Stalin (his adopted name, meaning "Man of Steel") had an active role in Russia's October Revolution in 1917. He maneuvered his way up the communist party hierarchy, and in 1922 was named General Secretary of the Central Committee. By the end of the 1920s, Joseph Stalin had expelled his rival Leon Trotsky, consolidated power, and was the de fa More »
Name at Birth: Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili
Born: 1879 (Gori, (now Republic of Georgia))

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This article covers a speech allegedly given by Joseph Stalin, leader of the Soviet Union, on 19 August 1939 to members of the Politburo, wherein he ...

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Sep 1, 2009 ... The Finland-Swedish historian and architect Carl O. Nordling (1919-2007) reconstructed Stalin's speech to the Politburo of August 19, 1939 ...

spartacus-educational.com/RUSnazipact.htm

Stalin argued that even Adolf Hitler would not start a war against a united ... A debate on the subject took place in the House of Commons on 19th May, 1939. ... Winston Churchill, made a passionate speech where he urged Chamberlain to accept Stalin's ... On 28th August, 1939, the Nazi-Soviet Pact was signed in Moscow.

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Aug 25, 2009 ... On 19 August 1939, just days before the agreement was signed in Moscow, in a speech to a hastily-convened session of the Politburo, Stalin ...

www.jrbooksonline.com/HTML-docs/suvorov_icebreaker_ch04-06.htm

Hitler of course could not attack Stalin, since they did not share a common ... In 1939 conditions which favoured defence were considerably better than in 1943. ..... on 'Stalin's speech', allegedly made by him 'in the Politburo of 19 August', ...

www.inquiriesjournal.com/articles/1278/did-stalin-plan-to-attack-hitler-in-1941-the-historiographical-controversy-surrounding-the-origins-of-the-nazi-soviet-war

... allegedly given by Stalin on August 19, 1939 ...

www.solonin.org/en/article_comrade-stalins-three-plans

May 30, 2011 ... In August, 1939 Stalin made a final decision to support Hitler, .... French General Staff which allegedly seized in from French Communists, then ... No one ever saw a genuine transcript of “Stalin's speech from August 19”; there ...

www.marxists.org/archive/molotov/1940/peace.htm

The speech by M Molotov on 31 August 1939 was delivered at the Fourth ( Special) .... As you see, Comrade Stalin declared in these conclusions that the Soviet Union ... As you know, this agreement was signed on 19 August 1939. ..... There is also nonsensical talk about some alleged claims of the Soviet Union against ...

www.quora.com/Why-did-Khruschev-denounce-Stalin-in-the-%E2%80%9CSecret-Speech%E2%80%9D-in-1956-Wasnt-Khruschev-undercutting-his-own-position-since-he-had-carried-out-Stalins-orders

So, Khrushchev was right in exposing Stalin's cult of personality, and did an ... the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact (as clarified in his alleged August 19, 1939 speech to ...