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"Marshall Semyon Timoshenko" by Marc Stone, 1942. Pencil, charcoal and pastel on paper.

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Marshall Semyon Timoshenko

"Marshall Semyon Timoshenko" by Marc Stone, Post 1942

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A portrait of Marshall Semyon Timoshenko. He held the highest military rank in the Soviet Union, aside from Stalin. On 7 May 1940, he was appointed as People's Commissar of Defence. Having previously held high command in the early years of war, he was eventually dismissed for incompetence.

   
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