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Bittelman, Alex, 1890-1982. Trotsky the traitor - Image 5. 1937. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 23, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6282/show/6254.

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Bittelman, Alex, 1890-1982. (1937). Trotsky the traitor - Image 5. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6282/show/6254

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Title Trotsky the traitor
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Bittelman, Alex, 1890-1982
Publisher Workers Library Publishers
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New York, New York
Date 1937
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Communism
  • Socialism
  • History
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Extent 30 pages; 19 cm
Original Item Location DK254.T6B588 1937
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304439~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
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Transcript In the course of the examination, that line became very clear. It called for acts of wreckage and terrorism. It called for treason to the Soviet Union and to socialism. Speaking of Trotsky's instructions to the "Parallel Center", given in the middle of 1934, Piatakov admitted: "I must state that the instructions with regard to wrecking met with rather serious resistance among the followers of Trotsky, arousing perplexity and dissatisfaction. We informed Trotsky of the existence of such sentiments. But Trotsky replied that the instructions regarding wrecking were an essential and integral part of his policy and were his line." In December, 1935, Piatakov met Trotsky near Oslo, Norway. Trotsky was agitated and greatly dissatisfied with the slow manner in which his agents were operating, especially in the matter of wrecking. He reproached Piatakov in these words: "You canot tear yourselves away from the Stalinist navel cord; you take the Stalinist construction for socialist construction." Bitterly and sarcastically Trotsky hammered at Piatakov: "Socialism cannot be built in one country"; "the collapse of the Stalinist state is absolutely inevitable." And Trotsky had his way. The "Parallel Center" proceeded to organize acts of wrecking and assassination. Drobnis, Mura- lov, Boguslavsky and Livshitz went forth as the "field organizers" to do the job: in the Kuzbas, the Kemerovo mines, in the Ukraine, on the railroads, in the chemical industry. By order of Piatakov, Drobnis was shifted from Central Asia to Western Siberia to concentrate on wrecking, especially to injure the defense capacities of the country. Not by accident did the Trotskyite plotters pay so much attention to Western Siberia. As is seen from their collaboration with the agents of the Japanese intelligence service, the Trotskyites were plan- fully aiding the war preparations of the Japanese military- fascist clique. Boguslavsky too was operating in Western Siberia, being a member of the Novosibirsk Trotskyite center. Muralov inspired and directed Boguslavsky, who was engaged in spoiling locomotives and sabotaging important railway construction. From Muralov, Boguslavsky knew that several Trotskyite 5-