Be worthy of [your] fathers! Never forget the exploits of Soviet soldiers, achieved by them during the Patriotic War.

Poster Number: PP 894
Category: Military
Poster Notes: Text comes from the theses of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, “50 Years of the Great October Socialist Revolution”.
Media Size: Please inquire
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1968
Editorial Information: Editor G. Shchetkin
Technical Information on Poster: Submitted September 27, 1967. Publication No. 1-414. Size 1 large sheet. Order 1332. Price 10 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: A13894
Catalog Notes: PP 894 Military b
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