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  •  To be fair, Stalin *was* expansionist. (1+ / 0-)
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    catilinus

    There's a reason why most Alternate History scenarios for a conventional (mostly...) non-nuclear WW3 in the 1950s (Operation Dropshot etc) assume a spry elderly Stalin...

    http://web.archive.org/...

    We all really did luck out by him dying when he did. That goes double for all the future Soviet bigwigs that woulda gotten purged.

    "See? I'm not a racist! I have a black friend!"

    by TheHalfrican on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 11:22:30 AM PDT

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    •  Uncle Joe only did one thing right in his life. He (1+ / 0-)
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      managed not to get assassignated the last days of June 1941, & thus ensured Hitler wouldn't win in the East.

      The Americas greatest political dynasty...the Kaan

      by catilinus on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 01:29:33 PM PDT

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