Joseph Stalin was a Soviet Dictator. He ruled the Soviet Union for almost two decades. He advocated the policies of Stalinism and it was his Red Army who defeated the Nazis and ultimately ended World War II. His was a regime of terror and death. Additionally, millions of people have died under his regime due to factors such as famine, war, executions, deportations and mass repressions.
Let’s take at the rare and unexpected pictures of Joseph Stalin
1) A rare and unexpected picture of Joseph Stalin ‘pulling’ a coin out of Winston Churchill‘s ear.
2) Stalin pictured with his wife Nadezhda Alliluyeva at his countryside cottage.
3) A man who killed millions does normal activities as well. In the picture below, he is adjusting the wipers of his car.
4) Pictured here is a shellshocked Joseph Stalin when he learnt that the Germans were about to seize Kyiv in 1941.
5) Joseph Stalin, Theodore Roosevelt and Winston Churchill pictured at the Tehran Conference.
6) The Sword of Stalingrad presented to Joseph Stalin by the UK Prime Minister Winston Churchill during the Tehran Conference.
7) Mugshot of 33-year-old Stalin.
8) He often erased rivals in photographs. In the photo at the right, he has chemically erased Nikolai Yezhov.
9) Joseph Stalin pictured with his youngest child and only daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva.
10) A 25-year-old Stalin is pictured here with other convicts in Kutaisi, Georgia.
11) Founder of the People’s Republic of China Mao Zedong attends Stalin’s 70th birthday.