Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

9-2011

Abstract

In 1991, a blond-haired, blue-eyed soldier with an American Flag tattooed on either shoulder brawled with a burly, scarred Soviet ex-wrestler in a Moscow factory. As the two opponents squared off, an aggressive, drunken crowd watched the spectacle with frenzied fervor. For less than 20 seconds, the two combatants engaged in vicious conflict, exchanging punishing blows and bone-crunching body-slams. After one final flurry of violence the soldier slammed the Soviet’s head into the ground. The Soviet remained on the ground, broken and bruised as the American soldier stood triumphantly, confidently over him...

Comments

This is a presentation from Northern Great Plains History Conference (2011). Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

Kelly Wenig

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf