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April’s choice

An original issue of the journal of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, Voennaia Mysl’, dating from 1947, containing an article reviewing the 2nd edition of ‘Joseph Vissarionvich Stalin. Brief biography.’ (Moscow, 1947.)

Archive location: NY16

Why we have chosen it:
Well to be honest we’ve cheated a little bit here as this isn’t a book, but it is an appropriate choice for April as Stalin was elected General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Party on 3rd April, 1922. Also, it may be reasonably rare outside of Russia...


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