Stalin's Loyal Executioner: People's Commissar Nikolai Ezhov, 1895-1940
by Marc Jansen, Nikita Petrov
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press 2002
Number of pages: 274
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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