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The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union:
    From Lenin to Yeltsin
Eclipse - 1992

Notes:  Cards are 2-3/4" x 3-1/2", and were istributed as a boxed set. Text
is by David Thorpe, art by Greg Copeland, editing by Catherine Yronwode,
with William M. Mandel as Consulting Editor.

No.   Title                                     Subtitle

  1   Marx & Engels                             Theorists of Communism
  2   Czar Nicholas II                          and the 1905 Revolution
  3   Lenin & Krupskaya
  4   Leon Trotsky                              Creator of the Red Army
  5   The 1917 Revolution                       Ten Days That Shook the World
  6   Civil War                                 Revolution Under Siege
  7   Feliks Dzerzhinsky                        Cheka, OGPU, NKVD, MGB, KGB
  8   Famine                                    and the New Economic Policy
  9   Josef Stalin                              Material Gains Through Totalitarianism
 10   The Five Year Plans                       Forced Collectiviation
 11   Gulags, Purges & Show Trials              Stalin Purges the Party
 12   Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact           and The Invasion of Finland
 13   World War II                              The Great Patriotic War
 14   The Yalta Conference                      Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin
 15   The Cold War Begins                       NATO, Warsaw Pact, and McCarthy
 16   Mao Zedong                                Communism, Chinese Style
 17   The Invasion of Hungary                   Trouble Among the Satellites
 18   Nikita S. Khrushchev                      An Attempt at Reform
 19   The Arms Race                             and the Threat of Nuclear War
 20   Exporting Communism                       and National Liberation Wars
 21   Fidel Castro                              Soviet Ally in the Caribbean
 22   Brezhnev, Kosygin, Andropov, & Chernenko
 23   Assault on Czechoslovakia                 and the End of the Prague Spring
 24   Andre Sakharov                            The Dissidents
 25   The Dera of Detente                       From SALT I to KAL 007
 26   War in Afghanistan                        "The USSR's Vietnam"
 27   Lech Walesa & Polish Solidarity           The Disintegration Begins
 28   Mikhail Gorbachev                         Glasnost and Perestroika
 29   Eduard Schevardnadze                      Gorbachev's Foreign Minister
 30   Chernobyl                                 and the Environmental Crisis
 31   The Wall Comes Down                       A Revolutionary Timetable
 32   Vytautas Landsbergis                      Ethnic Independence
 33   The Gang of Eight & The Aborted Coup
 34   Dismantling Communism                     After the Coup
 35   Boris Yeltsin                             President of Russia
 36   Independence & The New Commonwealth       of Independent States

 --   The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union    [Credits, box insert]

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