Resume of the Soviet Army. This resume gives glory to the beloved army. But at the top of this list there are vacant positions. Sergei Michalkov

Poster Number: PP 581
Category: Military
Poster Notes: Poster indicates the publisher was awarded a "Red Banner of Labor". This award was given to citizens and institutions, including factories, for accomplishment in labor, the civil service, literature and the arts and sciences.
Media Size: 39х28.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1968
Editorial Information: Editor G. I. Katasonov; Art Editor V. V. Sorokin
Technical Information on Poster: Approved for printing September 17, 1968; Paper format 70 x 90/1; Order No. 2288; Index 8-2-2
Glavlit Directory Number: G57427
Catalog Notes: PP 581 Military
Artist: Abramov, Mark Aleksandrovich — Абрамов, Марк Александрович

Born in Ukraine when it was part of the Russian Empire, Mark Aleksandrovich Abramov studied at the Moscow Civil Engineering Institute (MISI) from 1931 to 1936. Along with his brother, he published cartoons under the pseudonym Moa and they appeared in periodicals such as Ateist [Atheist], Rabochaia Moskva [Working Moscow] and Bezbozhnik [The Godless].

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Artist: Dobrovol'skii, Vladimir Petrovich — Добровольский, Владимир Петрович

Vladimir Petrovich Dobrovol'skii was born in the Irkutsk Oblast in the town of Usolye-Sibirskoye located on the Angara River. Although he was never formally educated in art it was at an early age that he showed talent. From the 1930s until the 1970s, Dobrovol'skii contributed political caricature illustrations for the newspapers "Pravda" (Truth), "Komsomolskaya Pravda" (Komsomol Truth), "Izvestiya" (News), "Sovetskaya Rossiya" (Soviet Russia) in addition to the magazines "Krokodil" (Crocodile) and "Yunost" (Youth). During the 1960s, he partnered with the graphic artist Mark Abramov creating a series of political posters. Dobrovol'skii also worked for book publishers in the towns of Irkutsk and Perm. In 1974 he was bestowed the title "Honored Artist of the RSFSR".
The online index of USSR Artist Union members cites Dobrovol'skii's birth date as August 15, 1920.

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Printer: Offset Printing Plant of the UVI MO —

UVI is the "Military Information Management Board" and MO is the "Office of Military Publishing of the Ministry of Defense".

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Publisher: Voenizdat (Military Publishers) — Воениздат

Voenizdat (Military Publishers) or voennoe izdatelstvo was the Military Publishing House of the Ministry of Defense of the USSR. Established in Moscow by the Revolutionary Military Soviet in 1919, Voenizdat published literature for the defense industry such as technical manuals and dictionaries. It also published posters, pamphlets and fiction and non-fiction literature frequently containing military themes. Voenizdat's predecessor was Litizdat, the publishing arm of the Department of the Revolutionary Military Council.

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