Remember, Aggressor!

Poster Number: PP 311
Poster Notes: Leonid Brezhnev initiated the celebratory commemoration of World War II in the 1960s. This poster commemorates the 20th anniversary of the end of the war.
Media Size: 44.5x31.5
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1965
Editorial Information: Editor O. Ivashchenko
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] December 14, 1965; Publication No. 1-880; Order No. 3060; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Price 10 kopeks; 8-2-2/65
Glavlit Directory Number: A …1202.
Catalog Notes: PP 311 Communist Culture b
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