Translation: The Red Soldier On The Front Is Without His Uniform And His Boots.
Open your storage chests. Give everything you can to your defender.
" If he gives way, you will die also. "
To the aid of the Red Army!
Poster Number: PP 462
Category: Civil War
Artist: Moor (Orlov), Dmitrii Stakhievich — Моор (Орлов), Дмитрий Стахиевич
Poster Notes: Poster was produced during the period of War Communism when goods were being requisitioned from the public by the Red Army.
Media Size: 28x21
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: MGSNKh Typo-lithography Workshop, Moscow
Printer Notes: MGSNKh is the "Moscow City Council of National Economy"
Publisher: Political Directorate of the R.V.S.R. (Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic)
Publishing Date: 1920
Publisher Notes: Litizdat was the portmanteau word for Literary and Publishing Department of the Political Directorate of the Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic (R.V.S.R.) of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR). It distributed 7.5 million posters, postcards and lubok-styled images from 1919 to 1922.
Technical Information on Poster: No. 117.
Sources: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 273, poster 1296
Catalog Notes: PP 462 Civil War