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Soviet Hero

illustration of christa hook showing the soviet soldier Mikhail Gakhokidze, during the battle of sevastopol he killed 40 german soldiers to rescue his platoon from annihilation, he becamed a Hero of the soviet union in in june 1942, he survivied the war and died in 1972

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The nickname ‘Uncle Joe’ was given to Stalin by US propaganda to try to portray him in a friendlier light to the American people. During the war, that same propaganda machine referred to the communist forces as ‘Our Heroic Soviet Allies’!

Rofl “Uncle Joe” Good one! I can honestly say that’s the first time I’ve heard Stalin referred to as “Uncle Joe”

Looks like Uncle Joe himself.

And apparently he did it with a captured MG42?