Stalin

Stalin’s son was captured by Nazis during ww2

Stalin‘s son Yakov was captured while fighting Nazis in 1941. Nazis offered to exchange him for Friedrich Paulus, the German Field Marshal captured by the Soviets, but Stalin turned the offer down allegedly saying, “I will not trade a Marshal for a Lieutenant.  Yakov died in captivity. Dzhugashvili served as an artillery officer in the […]