Was Stalin A Villain Or A Hero?

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Stalin: Villain or Hero? The propaganda poster portrays Stalin as a hero. Through the use of the USSR flag as a background one is exposed to a nationalistic view of Stalin. The background emphasizes the good intentions of Stalin and that everything he does he does for the good of the nation. Thus, the first Five Year Plan that industrialized the USSR from 1928 to 1932 is illustrated as a time of great change that benefited the country. Furthermore, it convinces the audience that the replacment of Lenin 's NEP during the Great Turn was the right decision as it helped the USSR achieve glory and power. Consequently, Stalin 's face is located on the left top corner of the flag on top of the USSR 's emblem of a golden hammer (industrial
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