Let’s unmask the role of the social-fascist predators who are agents of capitalism disguising their preparations for new wars and interventions!

Poster Number: PP 039
Category: Military
Poster Notes: Pulling the curtain are members of the Rot Front (Red Front) a German paramilitary organization associated with the Communist Party. The red flag above the uniformed men reads ‘Red Front’ while the curtain reads "2nd Communist International, Peace". Behind the curtain are a capitalist (with top hat) and two members of the Social Democratic Party of Germany.
Media Size: 44x31.5
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1932
Editorial Information: Editor Rabinkin; Technical Editor Iakovlev
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 4889. I. 32. No. 820. Order No. 5794. Submitted for production August 8, 1932. Approved for printing August 1. Standard Format 73 x 104. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Price 75 kopeks; [Printed at] 16 Krasnoproletarskaia Street
Glavlit Directory Number: B-23470
Catalog Notes: PP 039 Military
Artist: Ganf (Iang), Iosif Abramovich — Ганф (Янг), Иосиф Абрамович
Iosif Abramovich Ganf was a graphic artist, poster designer and a commercial illustrator. He typically used the pseudonym “Iang” (Yang) from the Russian transliteration of the English word “young”. Iosif Ganf was the brother of the Soviet cartoonist Iulii Abramovich Ganf. Beginning in 1924, Iosif worked at the Moscow-based newspaper Pravda. He also held illustrator posts at the newspapers Izvestia and Rabochaia Gazeta. From 1927 to 1933, he illustrated political cartoons for the satirical magazines Krokodil and Smek...
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Printer: Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian), Moscow — Красный Пролетарий, Москва
The Krasnii Proletarii Workshop originated under the ownership of Ivan Kushnerev, a Russian entrepreneur who founded the Kushnerev & Company Printing Shop in 1869 in Moscow. When Kushnerev died in 1896, his printing operation was one of the largest in Imperial Russia. In 1919, the printer was nationalized by the Soviets and consigned to the Printing Section of the Moscow Economic Council (MSNKh). Around 1920, it was placed under the Poligrafkiniga (Book and Magazine Printing) Trust and was given ...
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Publisher: Ogiz-IzoGiz, Moscow-Leningrad — Огиз-Изогиз, Москва-Ленинград
Ogiz was the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. Its main offices were located in Moscow and in Leningrad. The Sovnarkom of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic established Ogiz in 1930 to centralize publishing activities under a state monopoly in order to eliminate duplication of printed material, streamline and control publishing production and output, and to create a base for marketing books, training and technical manuals. In 1931, the Central Committee of the USSR ...
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