By L. Samuelson

a huge construction website of Soviet KV and T-34 tanks in WWII, the city of Cheliabinsk within the Urals used to be nicknamed 'Tankograd', its civilian machine-building factories quickly switched over to hands construction. This booklet offers a social, financial and political landscape that describes lifestyle in a regular Soviet corporation city throughout the Stalin era.

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