Stalin replaces Voroshilov with Zhukov at Leningrad 70 years ago today

The Unknown War - The Siege of Leningrad - 02/05

(Wednesday, September 10, 1941) — Two days into the Siege of Leningrad, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin appointed General Georgy Zhukov today to replace Marshal Kliment Voroshilov as Leningrad Front commander in the Eastern Front theatre of World War II.

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