Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Honored Allies Wednesday: Dmitry F. Abalyev (USSR)


"In 1941 Stalin appointed Ustinov People’s Commissar of Armaments.  In that post, Ustinov in 1941 initiated the evacuation of many Soviet arms factories to sites East of the Ural Mountains, out of the reach of the advancing German armies.  After the war he set the course by which the Soviet armed forces eventually reached their high levels during the Cold War." 

Another honored Ally,

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