Poster Plakat A Collection of Posters from the Soviet Union and its Satellite Nations

Translation: The Red Army is the defense of the proletarian revolution.
Poster Number: PP 1000
Category: Revolution
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
Poster Notes: On the flag: "23 February 1919". The date signifies the second anniversary (1917-1919) of the February Revolution; the cataclysmic event that led to the October Revolution in 1917. At the lower left is the hammer and plough symbol for the Red Army. This was a symbol approved on April 19, 1918 and it was replaced by the hammer and sickle in August 1918.
Media Size: 38.5x27
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: Printer not indicated
Publisher: Union of Communes (SKSO) of the Northern Region
Publishing Date: 1919
Publisher Notes: Union of Communes (SKSO) of the Northern Region was an association of Soviets that existed from April 1918 until February 1919.
Sources:

Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B.S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 267, poster 1240.
Stites, R. (1991). Revolutionary dreams: Utopian vision and experimental life in the Russian Revolution. New York: Oxford University Press. (hammer and plough symbol)

Catalog Notes: PP 1000 Revolution b