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Title Stalin: Three Faces Of Evil: The Warlord - Ep 2 Of 3 / Director: Brauburger, Stefan
Published Australia : SBS 2, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (53 min. 12 sec.) ; 321650108 bytes
Summary The second episode of this three-part series focuses on the abilities and successes of Joseph Stalin as a warlord. According to this documentary, Stalin liked to project an image of himself as a great military strategist, even calling himself 'Generalissimo' and constantly wearing military uniform. He is criticised as a warlord on several counts. First, he weakened the military during the "Great Purge" when, fearful of a coup, he had vast numbers of soldiers and top officers murdered. Secondly, he ordered a disastrous invasion of Finland, which resulted in a massive number of Soviet casualties. (From Germany, in German, Russian and Polish, English subtitles) (Part 2)
Event Broadcast 2010-07-31 at 20:30:00
Notes Classification: M
Subject Apotheosis.
Dictators -- Psychology.
Russians -- Politics and government.
Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953.
Warlordism and international relations.
Russia (Federation)
Form Streaming video
Author Brauburger, Stefan, director
Halmburger, Oliver, director
Ritchie, David, cast