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Glory to our brave Red Army that saved the independence of our homeland and won the victory for over the enemy!

Poster Number: PP 087
Category: Military
Media Size: 43x31
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1945
Editorial Information: Editor V. Bušs; Technical Editor Ž. Ventaskrast
Technical Information on Poster: VAPP Art Publishers; LTS Logs No.1; Order No. 1143; Price 5 rubles
Glavlit Directory Number: JT01287
Sources & Citation:

National Paramilitary Library Of Georgia (poster is cited)
enciklopedija.lv/skirklis/57113-Arvīds-Grigulis (VAPP cited)

Catalog Notes: PP 087 World War II b
Artist: Karpenko, Mikhail Mikhailovich (Karpenko, Mihails) — Карпенко, Михаил Михайлович
Mikhail Mikhailovich Karpenko never received any specialized artistic training during his career. While he is best known for his illustrations in children's books, he also designed political posters. Karpenko lived most of his life in Riga, Latvia and he performed design work for the Latvian State Publishing House and for the publishing houses of Khudozhestvennaia literatura, Detskaia literature and Malysh Belarus.   During World War II, Karpenko was called to military service. After being wounded in...
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Printer: VAPP Typography, Riga —
VAPP is the Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises (Valsts apgādniecības un poligrāfijas uzņēmumu pārvaldes).
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Publisher: VAPP (Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises), Riga — ВАПП, художественное издательство
VAPP was the Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises (Valsts apgādniecību un poligrāfisko uzņēmumu pārvaldes in Latvian). Founded in January 1941 with support from the Soviet Union and via Decree of the Latvian SSR People's Council of Commissars; VAPP controlled the stationary (paper) distribution, book selling repositories and nearly all printing and publishing operations within the Latvian SSR. Its headquarters were located at 11 Moskovskaia Street (today Teatrealnaia Street) in Rig...
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