Through the eyes of Soviet Agitprop


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History Today
Vol. 43, no. 9 (September 1993), p. 21-27


As part of an agreement we have made with the Russian history magazine, Rodina, History Today will have access to and publish in English, formerly top-secret documents now being released from the Soviet archives. Here we publish - with an introduction prepared for the istochnik or 'Documents' publication of Rodina - the first fruits of that co-operation: a fascinating insight into how the views and activities of Allied crews from ill-fated PQ-17 Arctic Convoy of 1942 to wartime Russia were viewed and reported by one of Stalin's commissars