Joseph Vassarionvich Stalin 1878-1920

By Miroslav Talar

Stalin was born in Russia 18th of December 1878 and died 5th of March 1953. Stalin was the first general secretary of the communist party of a soviet union. In 1929 Stalin makes the New Economic Policy. Stalin before his death in 1953 led the USSR during the period of post-war reconstruction. USSR means the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. In 1919-1921 was the Polish-Soviet War. After Russian Civil War (1917-1919) the Bolsheviks moved to Central Europe. He was starting with what became the Polish Civil War. Stalin was dictating to take the Polish held city of Lviv. This conflict was between Lenin and Trotsky. Trotsky was forces with Polish commander Wladyslaw Sikorski at the battle of Warsaw. Stalin refused to redirect his troops from Lviv to help. That’s why there were battles for both Lviv and Warsaw was lost, for which Stain was blamed. Stalin was come back to Moscow in August 1920, where he defended himself and resigned his military.

Young Joseph Stalin

Young Joseph Stalin

 

Joseph Stalin in uniform

Joseph Stalin in uniform