Soviet Marshal Zhukov secretly drank discolored cola

Marshal Zhukov met Dwight D. Eisenhower

Marshal Zhukov met Dwight D. Eisenhower

When Marshal Zhukov met Dwight D. Eisenhower, who commanded U.S. forces in Europe during World War II, he gave him a Coke. Zhukov drink much, and he asked Eisenhower arranged to supply to their headquarters, but only in the bleached version, so no one would suspect the marshal in the worship of a symbol of American imperialism. After President Truman's request was transmitted to the plant Coca-Cola, which the chemists were able to remove the color of the dye. Soda spilled into simple bottle with a white cap on which was printed a red star, and at least 50 boxes sent Zhukov.


Source - Tom Stendidzh in his "History of the world in six glasses" described as an outstanding Soviet Marshal Georgy Zhukov tried the American Coke and liked it.

The authenticity of the story is questionable, because Stendidzh - chief ideologist People 'Coca-Cola. "And for some reason the story aloud for the first time made ​​public in the 90's, when many markets, including Russia, came Tab Cola.

Do you believe that the Soviet marshal would love this drink?


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