RUSSIA: White Red City

Standing beside the Tomb of Lenin, Joseph Stalin used to watch thousands upon thousands of bright-cheeked Red soldiers, male & female, marching smartly past Moscow's Red Square on May Day. No Russian or foreigner who ever saw the Red Army on these occasions failed to be impressed by its might.

To see the Red Army in a real test of might, last week Joseph Stalin would have had to go 35 miles north of Leningrad. If he went to Leningrad, if he watched any of his bright-cheeked soldiers floundering through the snow on...

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