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Diary August 21, 1940


Trotsky leaving Russia
The most dangerous opponent of Joseph Stalin was Leon Trotsky. The picture shows him leaving Russia after his expulsion in 1929.
Diary for Wednesday, August 21, 1940:

Secret War

Leon Trotsky, exiled Russian Revolutionary leader and founder of Red Army, assassinated by NKVD agent in Mexico City; aged 61.

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