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¡Abajo la ignorancia y el atraso! I. ¡Soldados del Ejército Rojo! Sacerdotes, duques y otras fuerzas oscuras engañan a los analfabetos sin que éstos se den cuenta. II. Pero ninguna fuerza puede vencerte si tienes estudios y eres culto.

Número de Cartel: PP 804
Información sobre el cartel: At left is The ABC of Communism (by Bukharin and Preobrazhensky, 1920), the most widely read political work of the Russian Civil War period. This poster was published in 1920 shortly after the formation of the Special Commission for Liquidation of Illiteracy (likbez) in the Red Army and Red Fleet under the Political Directorate of the Military Council that occurred in July that year. Likbez (likvidatsiia bezgramotnosti) was a campaign to "liquidate illiteracy" in the U.S.S.R. All people aged 8 to 50 years were required to be literate in their native language. Krasnoarmeets, a term used on the poster, was a military designation below the rank of non-commissioned officer in the Red Army.
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Tipo de cartel: Litografía
Fecha de publicación: 1920
En el catologo: PP 804 Education & Literacy
Artista: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
The artist's name on the poster is not indicated. By assigning Artist Unknown to a poster it also could mean the artist used a chop mark whereby no signature is seen thus rendering the artist's identity anonymous.
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Imprenta: 2nd Soviet Typography [Photo-Lithography] Workshop, Kiev — 2-я Советская фото-лито-типография, Киев
The 2nd Soviet Typography Workshop was located at 4 Pushkin Street in Kiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic. Over a period of management changes through the years, the printer was also known as the Photo-Lithography Workshop as well as the Soviet Printing Office.
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Editorial: Political Directorate of the 12th Army — Политправление Ревоенсовета 12-й армии
The 12th Army was part of the Red Army forces during the Russian Civil War. It operated along three fronts and it existed under two formations. Initially, the 12th was formed in 1918 and was assigned to the Astrakhan region and Northern Caucasus. The unit was demobilized in March 1919. It was then reorganized (once again as the 12th Army) in June 1919, and it continued to serve on the Western Front. Later, it was assigned to the ...
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