PROPAGANDA: Big Week

Who sank the Japanese Fleet? I, said the Russian navy. With my Amur River Flotilla I sank the Japanese Fleet.

Writing in Pravda on Russian Navy Day last week, Soviet Admiral I. S. Yumashev gave the following account of the victory: "We faced the fresh, elite Kwantung Army and considerable Japanese naval forces based on Korea and the West Coast of Japan . . . The [Soviet] Pacific Fleet and the Amur Flotilla began a resolute offensive which ended in the complete routing of the enemy . . . We recovered Southern Sakhalin...

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