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It is a reproduction of a postcard widely circulated in Russia following the Bolshevik Revolution. It is entitled "Leaders of the Proletarian Revolution". Trotzky uses this as evidence to prove that Stalin, whom he despised, was not an important figure in the October Revolutionwhich it does nicely. But it also reveals the Jewishness of these original leaders of the Communist Party: Four of those appearing above are Jews, and a fifth, Lenin, is married to a Jewess. Shown above are: (1) Lenin, (2) Trotzky, (3) Zinoviev, (4) Lunacharsky (a gentile) (5) Kamenev, (6) Sverdlov.
Lenin became Premier. Trotzky was made Commissar of Foreign Affairs. Before dawn it had elected a Central Executive Committee under the chairmanship of Kamenev, who thus had the distinction of being the first President of the "Soviet Republic". Within a few days (Nov. 21) the Jew, Sverdlov, succeeded Kamenev, and thus became the second Jewish president of the "Soviet Republic". A relatively minor figure in Bolshevik circles six months before the revolution, he very quickly became one of the five top men in the party.
On March Four days later, on the 16th, 12th, twelve members of the Duma formed a "Provisional Government" which was to rule Russia the Tsar, whose train never for 8 months. reached Petersberg, abdicated. The closing words of his written abdication announcement were: "May God have mercy on Russia". And before a year had passed, these words had been echoed many, many times . . The 12th of March marked the formation of two governing bodies which were to jointly rule Russia for the next 8 months. The first of these was the Provisional Committee of the Duma, consisting of 12 32 members headed by Prince Lvow.