To mark the 65th Anniversary of Victory in Europe, Sir Rodric Braithwaite former diplomat, writer and British ambassador in Moscow from 1988-1992, will talk about this famous battle and about the fate of individuals - schoolchildren, students, women factory workers, party officials, musicians, artists, and ordinary soldiers: the people who believe, with justification, that it was they who bore the main brunt of defeating Hitler.
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