This picture shows woman holding guns and were in happy spirits. This could indicate that they were happy being able to fight for their own country. However this also shows that Stalin made sure that both man and woman did their part in order to protect their country even though it is commonly known to be a man's job. Even though they were asked to fight for their country they did not seemed displeased, however this might indicate the lack of strong man in their country. Thus showing that Stalin isn't beneficial for the USSR as he wasn't able to ensure there was enough strong man to protect the country
This source shows the impact of propaganda had on the entire world under Stalin's control.This picture shows Stalin pouring a bucket of oil labelled " Red propaganda " on a globe and how it is spreading to the rest of the globe, indicating that Stalin's idea was not just affecting the USSR but also the rest of the world. This shows us how heavily Stalin's propaganda was greatly affecting the world, thus Stalin's rule was not beneficial for their country as he used propaganda in order to give himself a good reputation and make himself seem as though he was a great ruler. This resulted in many facts being twisted just in order to make Stalin " Great ".
This picture shows how children were being starved during The Great Famine. This proves how much Stalin actually cares about the citizens of the country. The kids look greatly displeased however nothing was done to change the situation that the kids were going through. This shows how self centered Stalin is and only wanted the best for himself and did not give a thought about he's people. Thus he did not benefit the USSR.
This videos tells us about how the people that lived during Stalin's times were under his control and everyone feared him. Many of them did not dare of speak their minds in fear of getting executed. This shows that Stalin wasn't beneficial as he was unable to make people feel at ease and being able to speak their minds due to he's bad reputation of ill treating citizens.
This picture shows abusive treatment towards a child and even though the child appears to be a lot of pain and is crying, the officer did not stop beating the child. Another man in the background also claimed that it was just the preliminary round. This cartoon shows how strict and firm in the way that they educate the children. This is pure abuse and shows how unreasonable Stalin was in the way of maintaining order. Thus, through the way is Stalin maintaining order shows that is isn't a saviour of the USSR
This pictures shows a mountain of dead human bodies and Stalin standing on top of the bodies, indicating that he is the ruler of the people and will kill anyone that go against him. It shows that Stalin killed many people through purges in order to gain power and control. I chose this source as it clearly depicts Stalin as a very merciless and brutal ruler who doesn't tolerate anyone who threatened he's power. Furthermore, from the looks on he's face he shows that he doesn't care about take people lives and thus he lost many innocent and beneficial people. This shows that he wasn't a savior of the USSR.