World Battlefronts: Jenkins of the Soviets

Soviet Russia is justly proud of its craggy-faced Marshal Semion Timoshenko, but Wales has put in a claim to half of him. One J. John, a schoolteacher of Crewkerne, England, wrote to a North Wales friend that the Marshal's father was really a Welsh technician, Charles Jenkins, who went to Russia 61 years ago with Schoolteacher John's grandfather to work in a factory at what is now Stalino.

"Charles Jenkins," wrote Schoolteacher John, "married a Russian girl and Timoshenko (Timothy Jenkins) is their eldest son. Timo's grandfather was the Rev. Caractacus Jenkins, a fine...

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