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The Russian Job

The American soldiers who arrived in Russia to assist with switching the Bolshevik overthrow of 1917 did essentially nothing to change history, however cast as radical antagonists, they were helpful to Soviet advocates accused of revamping it. In “The Russian Job: The Forgotten Story of How America Saved the Soviet Union From Ruin,” Douglas Smith tells the momentous story of an alternate, to a great extent neglected at this point boundlessly more viable mediation. Somewhere in the range of 1921 and 1923, the United States, acting through Herbert Hoover’s American Relief Administration, provided food and other guide to in excess…

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