Great Patriotic War Poster Newspaper No. 11. Proletarians of all countries, unite! Death to the German Fascist invaders! [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 941
Category: World War II
Poster Notes: This news poster is an illustration of Stalin's "Order of the Day, No. 55" issued by Stalin himself in February 1942 on the 24th anniversary of the founding of the Red Army. In his order, Stalin discussed the background of the Red Army "as the defender of the Soviet people, and its role in expelling foreign invaders".
Media Size: 37x26
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1942
Editorial Information: Editor I. G. Verite; Artistic editor E. A. Guntov
Technical Information on Poster: Approved for printing July 7, 1942; Ogiz order No. 1940; Price 2 rubles 70 kopeks; [Based on] Drawings by artists V. Baiuskina and A. Shpir; [Printed at] 28 Valovaia Street, Moscow
Glavlit Directory Number: L 57354
Sources & Citation:

Story, I. (2019). Soviet Influence on Cuban Culture, 1961-1987: When the Soviets Came to Stay. Lanham: Lexington Books. (P. 48, Vsekhudozhnik)
properganderpressblog.wordpress.com (same poster)
www.sovcom.ru
Nauka i Zhizn' (Science and life), 1965.

Catalog Notes: PP 941 WWII b
Artist: Baiuskin, Vasilii Stepanovich — Баюскин, Василий Степанович
Artist: Shpir, Anatolii Fedorovich — Шпир, Анатолий Федорович
Printer: 1st Exemplary Ogiz RSFSR Typography Workshop of the Poligrafkniga Trust, Moscow — 1-я Образцовая типография Огиза РСФСР треста Полиграфкнига, Москва

1st Exemplary Ogiz RSFSR Typography Workshop of the Poligrafkniga Trust was located in Moscow at 28 Valovaia Street. Historically, the workshop began as the Sharapov-Sytin Partnerhip in the era prior to the Russian Revolution. Ivan Dmitrievich Sytin (1851-1934) was the son of a peasant. He opened a small print shop in Moscow using a single press and by the start of the 20th century his printing business (at Valovaia and Piatnitskaia streets) was the largest private printing company in tsarist Russia.

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