Georgy Zhukov

Georgy Zhukov

Georgy Zhukov, Marshal of the Soviet Union, was an avid fisherman in his retirement. When President Eisenhower, who considered him the most instrumental Allied leader in Hitler’s defeat, learned of this, he sent a set of fishing tackle. Zhukov used it exclusively, for the rest of his life.

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