For peace!

Poster Number: PP 640
Category: Cold War
Poster Notes:

[German paper on the far left] "War propaganda against the USSR"
[German paper on the center left] "War plan against the USSR"

Media Size: 38x26.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1951
Editorial Information: Editor B. Vorontsov
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] January 18, 1951; Publication No. 9289; Order No. 40-D; Volume 2 sheets of paper; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: A09180
Catalog Notes: PP 640 Cold War b
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