Worker and peasant-farmer! You took up a rifle – now learn to use it!

Poster Number: PP 259
Category: Civil War
Media Size: 26.5x21.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1920
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 306, poster 1622; Russian Revolutionary Posters (1925), page 140, poster 230
Catalog Notes: PP 259 Civil War b
Artist: N.B. — Н.Б.
Publisher: Yekaterinoslav Regional Military Commissariat, Agitation and Education Department — Екатеринославский губвоенкомат, Агитационно-просветительный отдел

During the Russian Civil War, agitation and education departments turned out literature and printed information propagating the Bolshevik cause. The Yekaterinoslav Regional Military Commissariat, Agitation and Education Department was located in the region of Yekaterinoslav, Southern Russia. During the war, the region was incorporated into the Ukrainian People's Republic. Today, the region is part of the country of Ukraine.

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