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Be prepared to be drafted into the Red Army. Organize Socialist competition and shock-work in military training.

Poster Number: PP 649
Category: Military
Media Size: 44.5x31.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1930
Technical Information on Poster: [illegible] Iz….. No. 1898 ….. 36.
Glavlit Directory Number: 962. Lenoblaslit, Leningrad regional section of Glavlit
Catalog Notes: PP 649 Military (framed)
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
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Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow — Изогиз (Государственное издательство изобразительного искусства), Москва
The history of IzoGiz begins with the formation of Ogiz, the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. In 1930, the Sovnarkom of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic established Ogiz to centralize publishing under a monopoly in order to eliminate duplication of printed material, to streamline and control publishing production and its output, and to create a base for marketing books, training and technical manuals. In 1931, the Central Committee of the USSR ordered certain ...
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