The Great Military Maneuvers of the R.K.K.A. Kiev 1928. [Quote at bottom] “Let every worker learn from the experience of the Great Military Maneuvers how to protect the country which is building Socialism --Voroshilov.

Poster Number: PP 716
Category: Military
Poster Notes: Quote is from Kliment Voroshilov (1881-1969), Commissar of Defense of the USSR.
Media Size: 39x32
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1928
Technical Information on Poster: Order No. 2531
Glavlit Directory Number: 2096. Okrlit Kiev, regional section of Glavlit
Catalog Notes: PP 716 Military
Artist: A.M.Kh.R. — АМХР
Printer: Kiev-Druk Trust Typography Printing House, Kiev — Tипография Киев-Друк Трест, Киев

Kiev-Druk (i.e. Kiev-Printing) was a major typographic firm in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (Ukrainian SSR) from the 1920s into the 1930s. It turned out printed materials including books and posters. While its offices were located at 19 Lenin Boulevard in Kiev, the printer also had satellite departments around the Ukrainian SSR.

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Publisher: Osoaviakhim (Societies of assistance to defense and aviation-chemical construction) — Осоавиахим (Союз обществ содействия обороне и авиационно-химическому строительству СССР)

Societies of Assistance to the Defense and Aviation-Chemical Construction of the USSR (Osoaviakhim) was established in 1926-1927. In 1948 Osoaviakhim was re-structured into three societies: The Voluntary Society of Assistance to the Army (DOSARM), The Voluntary Society of Assistance to the Air Force (DOSAV) and The Voluntary Society of Assistance to the Navy (DOSFLOT). The three entities were reconstituted in August 1951 into The Volunteer Society for Cooperation with the Army, Aviation, and Navy (DOSAAF).

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