Defense: Action in the E Ring

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Comrades, we live at a splendid time: Communism has become the invincible force of our century. The further successes of Communism depend to an enormous degree on our will, our unity, our foresight and resolve. Through their struggle and their labor, Communists, the working class, will attain the great goals of Communism on earth. Men of the future, Communists of the next generations, will envy us.

—Nikita Khrushchev, addressing party conference, Jan. 6, 1961

I think most of our people cannot understand that we are actually at war. They need to hear...

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