Translation: "Voroshilov’s kilograms"
Poster Number: PP 373
Category: World War II
Artist: Deni (Denisov), Viktor Nikolaevich — Дени (Денисов), Виктор Николаевич
Poster Notes: The title is in reference to Kliment Voroshilov (1881-1969), Commissar of Defense. He was a Marshal of the Soviet Union (despite his reputation for being a poor strategist) before and during the U.S.S.R.’s involvement in World War II. After Stalin’s death in 1953, Voroshilov was removed from a position of direct political power.
Media Size: 39.5x29x5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: Izostat Institute Typolithography Workshop, Moscow
Printer Notes: Izostat (All-Union Institute of Pictorial Statistics of Soviet Construction and Economy) existed from 1931 to 1940. Its printing workshop was located in Moscow at 9 Bolshoi Komsomol'skii Street.
Publisher: Gosvoenizdat NKO (State Military Publishing House by the National Commissariat of Defense of the USSR), Moscow
Publishing Date: 1939
Publisher Notes: The State Military Publishing House was established as early as 1917 for publishing literature and information of a military nature in addition to issues within the purview of the Soviet military. It had offices in Moscow and in Leningrad.
Editorial Information: Editor M. Lebedev; Technical Editor Ia. Ustinov
Technical Information on Poster: Submitted for production and approved for printing April 25, 1939; Voenizdat I -400; Price 1 ruble, 50 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: G-2864
Catalog Notes: PP 373 World War II