Poster Plakat A Collection of Posters from the Soviet Union and its Satellite Nations

Translation: Why did the Civil War Start? [In the circle] From the first days of its existence the Soviet Republic has had to stand against the military forces of the White Army. [Partial translation offered]
Poster Number: PP 749
Category: Civil War
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
Poster Notes: The pistols on this poster are the Nagant M1895 series used by the Imperial Army and Soviet Red Army.

[On the three arrows]
Capitalists, landlords, generals

[Left arrow]
Capitalists, landlords and generals could not stand against the existing power of workers and peasants who took away land, plants and factories from them.

[Right arrow]
Capitalists, landlords and generals started to create a military force from the Tsar’s officers, Kazaks and kulaks in order to seize power from the Soviets.

Media Size: 44x32
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian), Moscow
Printer Notes: Krasnii Proletarii means "Red Proletarian". This Soviet printer was formerly the Ivan Kushnerev & Company Printing Shop; The Soviets named the street "Krasnoproletarskaia" around 1922 in the period when the printing shop was re-named.
Publisher: State Publishing House
Publishing Date: c.1925
Editorial Information: [On the poster margin it is noted] This series is recommended by Agitpropotdel of the Political Directorate of RKKA for political education, Lenin corners, military corners, workers’ clubs and houses of literacy.
Technical Information on Poster: Publication No. 17765
Glavlit Directory Number: 67961
Catalog Notes: PP 749 Civil War b