Russia At War: PSYCHOLOGICAL FRONT: What to Die For

Stalin said: . . . These people, devoid of conscience and honor, people with a morale of beasts, have the impudence to call for the destruction of the great Russian nation, the nation of Plekhanov, of Lenin, of Belinsky and Chernyshevsky, Pushkin, Tolstoy, Glinka and Tchaikovsky, Gorki, Chekhov, Sechenov and Pavlov, Repin and Surikov, Suvarov and Kutuzov. . . .

With these names of Russian men who are dead and yet alive, Joseph Stalin reached to the heart of his nation. Familiar names summon understanding from shared remembrance; great names sometimes evoke...

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