Translation: We Raised our Army in Battles
Poster Number: PP 1088
Artist: Golovanov, Leonid Fedorovich — Голованов, Леонид Федорович
Poster Notes: Surrounding soldier are key battles of the Red Army. Specifically seen are the October Revolution (at top) following in the middle with what appears to be the Battle of Stalingrad (World War II) and then the Battle of Kursk (at right) and at the bottom is the capture of Berlin.
Media Size: 33x24
Poster Type: Offset
Printer: Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian), Moscow
Printer Notes: Krasnii Proletarii Typolithography Workshop was a contract printer for Gospolitizdat (State Publishing House of Political Literature) the foremost publisher of political literature and propaganda material in the USSR. It was called "Partizdat" from the 1930s to the 1940s and then, it was re-named Politizdat in the 1960s. Krasnii Proletarii Typolithography began under the ownership of the Russian entrepreneur Ivan Kushnerev who founded it as the Ivan Kushnerev & Company Printing Shop in 1869 in Moscow. The printer retained the Krasnii Proletarii moniker while its management (via a series of state trusts) varied over the next fifty years.
Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow
Publishing Date: 1958
Publisher Notes: Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".
Editorial Information: Editor G. Shchetkin
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] September 6, 1957; Publication No. 1-678; Volume 1 large sheet of paper; Order No. 3018; Price 1 ruble
Print Run: 125,000
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh 09033
Catalog Notes: PP 1088 Military b