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Extraordinary Commissar, The

 The Yogi and the Commissar Missions and the Colonial Pillar

The Catholic Church and Russia: Popes, Patriarchs, Tsars and Commissars

An Unlikely Triangle: Philanthropists, Commissars, and American Statesmanship Meet in Soviet Crimea, 1922–37

Soldiers, Commissars, and Chaplains: Civil-Military Relations Since Cromwell. By Dale R. Herspring. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2001. 247 pp. $29.95

The new commissars of enlightenment: the new atheists, the new anti-atheists, and the new agnosticism

Razmik Panossian. The Armenians: From Kings and Priests to Merchants and Commissars. New York: Columbia University Press. 2006. Pp. xviii, 442. $40.00

Stephen Blank. The Sorcerer as Apprentice: Stalin as Commissar of Nationalities, 1917–1924. (Contributions in Military Studies, number 145.) Westport, Conn.: Greenwood. 1994. Pp. 295. $59.95

Comrades and Commissars: The Lincoln Battalion in the Spanish Civil War. By Cecil D. Eby. (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2007. xvi, 510 pp. $39.95, ISBN 978-0-271-02910-8.)

STALIN, Joseph Vissarionovich (1879 - 1953), President of Soviet Council of Ministers since 1946 (late Chairman of the Council of People’s Commissars) of the USSR, head of People’s Commissariat of the Armed Forces of the USSR, 1946–47; Chairman of the State Defence Committee, and People’s Commissar for the Defence of the USSR, 1941–46; member Supreme Soviet of USSR; General Secretary, Communist Party of Soviet Union (Bolsheviks); member Political Bureau of CPSU


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‘Political commissar’ is a term that was widely used both in Germany and elsewhere to designate officers of the political departments established within the Soviet Army and in other communist-led ...

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