Let’s keep our city safe from fascist fires! Be ready to combat new aerial firebombs, shells and the fires they cause. Fighters of self defense groups! Continue to improve your combat readiness – your clarification and coordination of actions. Firmness and courage will give success in fire fighting.

Poster Number: PP 707
Category: World War II
Media Size: 32х24.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1943
Editorial Information: Editor A.N. Zelikovksii
Technical Information on Poster: No. 2568; Order No. 1478; Price 3 rubles
Glavlit Directory Number: M-02978
Catalog Notes: PP 707 World War II
Artist: Belotsvetova, Tat'iana Fedorovna — Белоцветова, Татьяна Федоровна
Tat'iana Fedorovna Belotsvetova was a Leningad-based artist. While limited information is available about her education and private life; Belotsvetova's design work was developed during her years as a staff artist with various state publishing houses in the USSR. Some of Belotsvetova’s noted posters from the Second World War are: “The Enemy Must Not Take us by Surprise” (1942), “Fighters of Self-Defense Groups of MPVO! [Local Air Defense] Vigilantly Guard our City from Enemy Incendia...
Printer: LT UN-9, Leningrad —
LT UN-9 is printing house No. 9 of the Publishing and Printing Department of the Executive Committee of the Leningrad City Council
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Leningrad — Искусство, ленинград
Iskusstvo was the Art Publishing House (A.K.A. Visual Arts Publishing) that was created in 1936 from Ogiz-Izogiz (State Art and Literature Publishing House). It disseminated books and journals dealing with graphic design and the fine arts, and it issued numerous posters. Since the Iskusstvo banner was part of the State Printing Works in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) and Moscow, its two main offices were located in those two cities.