CATEGORY: Joseph Stalin
When Stalin Was Caught Napping
June 22, 2016

Even as millions of Nazi troops massed on his border, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin remained convinced that Adolf Hitler wouldn’t betray him. Read More

The Secret Hitler-Stalin Pact, 75 Years Ago
August 22, 2014

On the 75th anniversary of the German-Soviet nonaggression pact, look back at the secret agreement that set the stage for World War II. Read More

8 Historic Handshakes
June 21, 2012

Pass the Purell and explore eight of history’s most famous handshakes. Read More