Translation: Worker-Farmer Youth go to Officers' Command Training. Officers' Command Training gives education: basic military and political training. [Bottom text] Comrade Red Army Soldiers! Comrade Workers! Comrade Farmers!Read Full Translation...
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[Bottom text] Comrade Red Army Soldiers! Comrade Workers! Comrade Farmers!
"With its heroic victories over the counter-revolutionary hordes of domestic and international capital, the Red Army has opened the way toward de jure and de facto recognition of Soviet Russia by the whole world. Perhaps the day is not far away when surely and finally the close economic relationships of Russia with the capitalistic countries will be established. It will be a huge step forward along the way of rebuilding our economic power, industrial power and the strengthening of the position of the world proletariat as a result (because the gaze of all the workers of the world is directed with hope and expectation toward Soviet Russia). [Partial translation only provided]
Poster Number: PP 143
Category: Civil War
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
Poster Notes: The Red Army developed a network of military schools, military academies and command courses during the Russian Civil War. In February 1918, accelerated artillery courses were organized in Petrograd [St. Petersburg] as well as in Moscow and other cities.
Media Size: 41x30
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: GSNKh (Provincial Council of National Economy) 2nd Typo-lithography Workshop
Publisher: Regional Recruiting Commission
Publishing Date: 1921
Technical Information on Poster: RVTs (Passed by Military Censor) No. 954, Simbirsk
Print Run: 1,500
Sources: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 305, poster 1614
Catalog Notes: PP 143 Civil War