Only the Red Army will give your homes and villages peace forever. Therefore, peasant, join your Worker–Peasant Army!

Poster Number: PP 441
Category: Civil War
Poster Notes: Misc. copy on the poster reads: "Any person who removes this poster is committing a counter-revolutionary act."
Media Size: 33x22
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 235, poster 927
Catalog Notes: PP 441 Civil War b; Sister Poster PP 846 (same artist and same theme).
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
The artist's name on the poster is not indicated. By assigning Artist Unknown to a poster it also could mean the artist used a chop mark whereby no signature is seen thus rendering the artist's identity anonymous.
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Printer: 2nd Soviet Typography [Photo-Lithography] Workshop, Kiev —
The 2nd Soviet Typography Workshop was located at 4 Pushkin Street in Kiev, Ukraine. Over a period of management changes, this printer was also known as the Photo-Lithography Workshop as well as the Soviet Printing Office.
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Publisher: Political Directorate of the Military Region [Ukraine] — Политуправление Военного округа [Украина]
The Military Region of Ukraine was formed during the Ukrainian-Soviet War that was fought from 1917 until 1921. The war was a conflict for the control of Ukraine and it was fought between Ukrainian nationalists and Polish-Ukrainian forces against pro-Bolshevik Ukrainians and Soviet-backed Russians. The Second Winter Campaign of 1921 (of the Russian Civil War) is generally recognized as the end of the Ukrainian-Soviet conflict. Historically, military regions came about during the Imperial Tsarist period to administer military ...
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