§760 Trotsky expelled by Stalin to be assassinated abroad (1917-1940): IX-4.

IX-4 (§760):

In the year following the deluge, through which
Shall be disclosed the two elite leaders,
Whose the first shall not continue standing.
To the one of them allotted the refuge of avoiding shadows,
The cabin that shall uphold the first ransacked.

(L'an ensuyvant decouvertz par deluge,
Deux chefs esleuz le premier ne tiendra.
De fuyr ombre à l'vn d'eux le refuge,
Saccagee case qui premier maintiendra.)
(№ 10).

NOTES: The deluge: « The word ‘deluge’ symbolizes here the Civil War. One knows that the Commander in Chief of this campaign was Trotsky, he who had taken great care to organize the Red Army. Stalin had filled also a very important role [of provisioning the southern Russia (Trémolières IV, p.54)], but secondary with regard to that of Trotsky.» (Ionescu, 1976, p.464).

In the year following the deluge: = In 1922, the Russian Civil War having lasted from 1917 till 1921 (
Trémolières IV, p.29).

In the year following the deluge, through which Shall be disclosed the two elite leaders: In 1922 Stalin was nominated General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, which made him parallel with Trotsky, the top leader in the Civil War, and thence even far superior through the full exploitation of his new office; « In the year that followed the civil war – then in 1922 – there shall be two chiefs who shall be promoted in the midst of the Soviet government.» (Ionescu, id., p.465).

Whose the first shall not continue standing
: « The first of them – Trotsky – shall not continue to be in power, in spite of his preceding position of superiority.» (Ionescu, id.); « When Lenin died in 1924 his autocracy was complete and Stalin, as General Secretary of the Party, had already inherited him. All that remained was the elimination of potential rivals for sole power. For this Stalin was well equipped. This ex-seminarist and revolutionary thug was half-gangster, half-bureaucrat. He had no ideals; no ideological notions of his own. Stalin did not have Lenin’s ideological passion for violence. But he was capable of unlimited violence to achieve his purposes, or indeed for no particular reason; and he sometimes nursed feelings of revenge against individuals for years before executing them. However, immediately after Lenin’s incapacitation and mindful of his criticisms, Stalin sought power by posing as a moderate and as a man of the Centre. His problem was as follows. By controlling the rapidly expanding Secretariat Stalin was already in virtual control of the party machinery and in the process of filling the Central Committee with his creatures. On the Politburo, however, four important figures stood between him and autocracy: Trotsky, the most famous and ferocious of the Bolsheviks, who controlled the army; Zinoviev, who ran the Leningrad party – for which Stalin, then and later, had a peculiar hatred; Kamenev, who controlled the Moscow party, now the most important; and Bukharin, the leading theorist. The first three leaned towards the Left, the last to the Right, and the way in which Stalin divided and used them to destroy each other, and then appropriated their policies as required – he seems to have had none of his own – is a classic exercise in power-politics. The term ‘Trotskyist’, first used as a term of abuse by Zinoviev, was defined in its mature form by Stalin, who created the distinction between ‘permanent revolution’ (Trotsky) and ‘revolution in one country’ (Stalin). In fact they all believed in immediate world revolution to begin with, and all turned to consolidating the regime when it didn’t happen. Trotsky wanted to press ahead with industrialization faster than Stalin but both were, from first to last, opportunists. They had graduated in the same slaughterhouse and their quarrel was essentially about who would be its new high priest. Had Trotsky come out on top, he would probably have been even more bloodthirsty than Stalin. But he would not have lasted [the first shall not continue standing]: he lacked the skills of survival. He must have been dismayed when for the first time he attacked Stalin in the autumn of 1923 and discovered how well-entrenched he was. Trotsky wanted the palm without the dust, a fatal mistake for a gangster who could not appeal from the mafia to the public. He was often sick or away; never there at the right time. He even missed Lenin’s state funeral, a serious error since it was Stalin’s first move towards restoring the reverential element in Russian life that had been so sadly missed since the destruction of the throne and church. Soon Stalin was resurrecting the old Trotsky-Lenin rows. At the thirteenth Party Congress in May 1924 he branded Trotsky with the Leninist term of ‘fractionalist’. Trotsky refused to retract his criticism that Stalin was becoming too powerful. But he could not dispute Lenin’s condemnation of internal opposition and, like a man accused of heresy by the Inquisition, he was disarmed by his own religious belief. ‘Comrades’, he admitted, ‘none of us wishes to be right or can be right against the party. The party is in the last resort always right... I know that one cannot be right against the party. One can only be right with the party and through the party, since history has created no other paths to the realization of what is right.’ Since Stalin was already in control of the party, Trotsky’s words forged the ice-pick that crushed his skull sixteen years later. By the end of 1924 Stalin, with Kamenev and Zinoviev doing the dirty work, had created the heresy of ‘Trotskyism’ and related it to Trotsky’s earlier disputes with Lenin, who had been embalmed and put into his apotheosis-tomb five months earlier. In January 1925 Stalin was thus able to strip Trotsky of the army control with the full approval of the party... With Trotsky destroyed (he was expelled from the Politburo October 1926, from the party the following month, sent into internal exile in 1928 and exiled from Russia 1929; murdered on Stalin’s orders in Mexico in 1940), Stalin turned on his Leftist allies... » (Johnson, 1991, p.261-265); « Nazi-Soviet security forces worked together very closely up to 22 June 1941 [when Germany invades Russia]. The
NKVD [People’s Commissariat of Internal Affairs] handed over several hundred German nationals, chiefly Communists and Jews, to the Gestapo at this time. The Nazis, in turn, helped Stalin to hunt down his own enemies. On 20 August 1940, after several attempts, he finally had Trotsky ice-axed to death in Mexico: as the latter had justly remarked, ‘Stalin seeks to strike, not the ideas of his opponent, but at his skull.’ It was an approach he shared with Hitler.» (id., p.373).

To the one of them allotted the refuge of avoiding shadows: « Toward this shall be given a way of refuge in exile and a misfortune of being obliged to flee from a country to another, in order to avoid shadows – the Stalinist agents that were pursuing him.» (Ionescu, id.).

The cabin that shall uphold the first ransacked
: Trotsky was to be assassinated in 1940 within his temporary residence (cabin) in Mexico; « August 20, 1940. Lev Davidovitch Bronstein, so-called Trotsky, is assassinated by a Spanish Ramon Mercader (alias Frank Jacson, alias Jacques Mornard), a probable agent of Stalin, in his house of Coyaacan, near Mexico. His son Léon Sedov has been already assassinated in France in 1938.» (Jouette, p.274).
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Author:Koji Nihei Daijyo
We have covered 143 quatrains (§588-§730) concerning the World Events in the 19th century after Napoleonic ages [1821-1900] in the Prophecies of Nostradamus, and 218 in the 20th [1901-2000] (§731-§948).

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