Comrade Trotsky

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Leon Trotsky - After The Russian Revolution - Civil War (1918–1920) - 1918
... Trotsky's managerial and organization-building skills with the Soviet military were soon tested ... Army after their best known component) and widespread defection by the military experts that Trotsky relied on ... Trotsky and the government responded with a full-fledged mobilization, which increased the size of the Red Army from fewer than 300,000 in May 1918 to one million in October, and an introduction of ...

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    It was the supreme expression of the mediocrity of the apparatus that Stalin himself rose to his position.
    —Leon Trotsky (1879–1940)

    I cease my song for thee,
    From my gaze on thee in the west, fronting the west, communing with thee,
    O comrade lustrous with silver face in the night.
    Yet each to keep and all, retrievements out of the night,
    The song, the wondrous chant of the grey-brown bird,
    And the tallying chant, the echo aroused in my soul,
    With the lustrous and drooping star with the countenance full of woe,
    Walt Whitman (1819–1892)