Translation: Our army always, in any moment, is ready to go into combat against any enemy who gives himself permission to touch the holy soil of the Soviet state. -K. Voroshilov.
Poster Number: PP 541
Artists: Deni (Denisov), Viktor Nikolaevich — Дени (Денисов), Виктор Николаевич; Dolgorukov, Nikolai Andreevich — Долгоруков, Николай Андреевич;
Poster Notes: Depicted with binoculars is 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.
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Printer: Typolithography Workshop of the Military Academy of the RKKA named for M.V. Frunze, Moscow
Printing date: 25-Apr-39
Printer Notes: Mikhail Vasilyevich Frunze (1885-1925) was the People's Commissar for Military and Naval Affairs
Publisher: State Military Publishing House NKO (National Commissariat of Defense of the USSR), Moscow
Publishing date: 1939
Editorial Information: Editor M. Lebedev. Technical Editor I. Ustinov.
Technical Information on Poster: Voenizdat No. I-396. Submitted for production and approved for printing June 25, 1939. Order No. 664. Price 1 ruble 50 kopeks. "Artists attributed V. Deni, and N. Dolgorukov."
Glavlit Directory Number: G-2863.
Catalog Notes: PP 541 Military b