Stalin Now Part of D-Day Memorial
Some veterans objected to inclusion of dictator's image
A bust of Joseph Stalin is now in place at the National D-Day Memorial in Virginia.
Despite the protests of some veterans and volunteers, there is now a bust of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin in place at at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Va.
The controversial piece arrived just in time for Sunday’s 66th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy during World War II.
The National D-Day Memorial Foundation defended its decision, insisting the bust is not meant to honor Stalin.
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