December 14, 1939

On This Date in! in 1939, Russia was demoted from the League of Nations to the lesser arena, Association of Countries, for lackluster play and the inability to win the “Big” game. Russian Team Owner, Joseph “Man of Steel” Stalin, promised that with the help of his new allies, Germany and Italy, Russia would be back playing in the Big Leagues and winning wars and battles and that the members of the League of Nations hadn’t seen the last of Mother Russia.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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