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Translation: The Deserter Thinks: “I’ll show them my heels! Even if they find me, I’ll hide away somehow. I’m sick of this war stuff!” The White General “Stop! Where are you going? Don’t want to fight?Read Full Translation...

The Deserter Thinks: “I’ll show them my heels! Even if they find me, I’ll hide away somehow. I’m sick of this war stuff!”
The White General “Stop! Where are you going? Don’t want to fight? March against the reds, you’ll do some fighting for me, I’ll make use of rogues like you!”

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Poster Number: PP 1002
Category: Civil War
Artist: Deni (Denisov), Viktor Nikolaevich — Дени (Денисов), Виктор Николаевич
Poster Notes:

The language of the deserter mimics colloquial peasant speech.
The White General's implies that if a soldier deserts from the Red Army, they are going to be pressed by the Whites into fighting the Reds.

Media Size: 27x19.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: Headquarters of the Reserve Armies of the Republic
Printer Notes: This printer was located in the city of Kazan in the RSFSR (Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic).
Publisher: Reserve Army of the Republic Political Department and PUOKR of the Volga
Publishing Date: 1919
Publisher Notes: This Red Army publisher was based in the Volga Region.
Catalog Notes: PP 1002 Civil War c