Should we give Stalingrad the George Cross?

Extract from a British newsreel called Salute to the Red Army, February

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...pageantry is at London's Albert Hall where drama, verse and music combine in an impressive demonstration. The British government's tribute to the USSR

5000 people and more witness a magnificent spectacle during which the stage is dressed with the uniforms of men and women marshalled in such a way as to make each and all of them significant parts in a grand design.

Here now are some highlights from a speech given by Mr. Eden:

"In three months, the Red army has reconquered all the territory wrested from it by the Germans during the summer of last year. And more besides. Much more besides. For the Red Army has driven into the minds of the German people, that German troops can be defeated, and hurled into the confusion of retreat."