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Stalin's Loyal Executioner: People's Commissar Nikolai Ezhov, 1895-1940

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Stalin's Loyal Executioner: People's Commissar Nikolai Ezhov, 1895-1940
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Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0817929029
ISBN-13: 9780817929022
Number of pages: 274

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Stalin's Loyal Executioner, drawn from still-classified Soviet archives, chronicles the meteoric and bloody career of Nikolai Ezhov, NKVD leader and security chief, revealing the tragic scope of communist terrorism under Joseph Stalin.

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