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Kinship among dictators

Post by landrew » Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:12 am

Purportedly, Stalin was an admirer of Hitler, and refused to believe that he had invaded the Soviet Union for over a week.

Trump has praised Kim Jong-Un, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Vladimir Putin. Trump is not Hitler, but he does make comparisons easy at times.
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Re: Kinship among dictators

Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:48 am

Stalin went to shock when Operation Barbarossa hit and the staff had to run the war until he could recover. There was no love lost between the two.
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Re: Kinship among dictators

Post by landrew » Wed Jul 25, 2018 1:58 am

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:Stalin went to shock when Operation Barbarossa hit and the staff had to run the war until he could recover. There was no love lost between the two.
Stalin may have been paranoid, but he purportedly believed that Hitler survived and escaped to Argentina.
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Re: Kinship among dictators

Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Wed Jul 25, 2018 9:32 am

landrew wrote:
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:Stalin went to shock when Operation Barbarossa hit and the staff had to run the war until he could recover. There was no love lost between the two.
Stalin may have been paranoid, but he purportedly believed that Hitler survived and escaped to Argentina.
So yeah, he was paranoid. :roll:
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Re: Kinship among dictators

Post by TJrandom » Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:12 am

Just like Trump....

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Re: Kinship among dictators

Post by landrew » Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:23 pm

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
landrew wrote:
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:Stalin went to shock when Operation Barbarossa hit and the staff had to run the war until he could recover. There was no love lost between the two.
Stalin may have been paranoid, but he purportedly believed that Hitler survived and escaped to Argentina.
So yeah, he was paranoid. :roll:
Yeah, history always gets it right.
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Re: Kinship among dictators

Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:38 pm

landrew wrote:
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
landrew wrote:
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:Stalin went to shock when Operation Barbarossa hit and the staff had to run the war until he could recover. There was no love lost between the two.
Stalin may have been paranoid, but he purportedly believed that Hitler survived and escaped to Argentina.
So yeah, he was paranoid. :roll:
Yeah, history always gets it right.
This from someone who rarely gets it right.
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