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    Nikita Khrushchev Typed Document Signed as Chairman of the Council of the People's commissars of the Ukrainian SSR, one page, 8 x 11.5 in., [Kiev], July 20, 1944 in Russian presenting Lieutenant-General German Kapitonovich Malandin with a citation for his efforts in liberating the Ukraine from German occupation. He writes, in part: "...During these unforgettable victorious days the Ukrainian people send their heartfelt gratitude to the heroic and valorous Red Army, its glorious commanders of the Stalinist temper, to its warriors... for liberating them form the German-Fascist barbarians. The Red Army's brilliant victories on the immense battlefields, destructive blows to the armor clad enemy, unknown in History... have glorified the heroic soldiers and commanders of the REd Army, who, under the leadership of Marshal STALIN, have achieved worldwide historical fame. The infinitely grateful Ukrainian people with their tireless work will exert every effort tot give the utmost support to the victorious offensive of the Red Army. Please accept our modest gift and heartfelt wishes of success in your great effort for liberating our socialist Fatherland from the German invaders and complete defeat of the fascist beast in its own den..." Ironically, Khrushchev, a steadfast Stalinist at the time, earned the nickname "the Butcher of the Ukraine" for his efforts in suppressing the Ukrainian nationalists. Of course the nationalists hadn't done themselves any favors when they chose to ally themselves with the Germans during their occupation. Moderate creases, else very clean and bright with a dark, bold signature, fine condition. Housed in a red leather slipcase with ribbed spine with gilt tilting and red cloth interior bearing a sepia toned portrait of Khrushchev.

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    April, 2007
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