Totalitarianism and the purges – Part TwoJust because you are paranoid doesn't mean they are not out to get you! Stalin was and the list of his enemies was long...... Key questions: Why did Stalin purge? Whom did he purge? Content covers: Shakhyites. Individuals. The Party. The armed forces. What happened in the purges? Did the Great Patriotic War bring an end to the purges? The Doctors’ Plot.
Dr Mark Hurst