Enter Lenin…

leninPlease click here for an article form the Independent describing Lenin’s arrival in Russia in 1917. It is part of “history of the First World War in 100 moments series. An extract is included below…

“The train that pulled out of the station at 3.10pm on the afternoon of Monday 9 April was like a missile, launched by the Germans, that would travel the long way around Europe to Russia, where it would deliver its incendiary human payload: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin.”

Mr Kydd.

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One Response to Enter Lenin…

  1. Jonah Wh says:

    There must be some irony in the fact that the father of the USSR, Hitler’s most hated enemy, was delivered at the behest of the German government.

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