Take revenge on the German dogs!
“German beasts even reached your home. They stole your belongings. Threw out your wife, Nastia [Anastasia] Galkin, along with the children. As they fled down the street, your wife Nastia was killed by a German bullet. Elder daughter, Olia [Ol’ga], and little son, Vania [Ivan], broke down in tears, Nastia no longer heard them. . .” – From a letter to Private Galkin.
Poster Number: PP 844
Poster Notes: Although created by a different artist, compare this poster to PP 119 in the Collection with a similar theme.
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Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1943
Editorial Information: Editor E. Povolotskaia
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] November 24, 1942; Print Order No. 871;Publication No. 5953; Size 1/2 sheet of paper; Cost 50 kopeks.
Print Run: 75,000
Glavlit Directory Number: L105413
Catalog Notes: PP 844 WWII b
Artist: Golovanov, Leonid Fedorovich — Голованов, Леонид Федорович
Printer: Gosplanizdat, Moscow —
Gosplanizdat is the "State Publishing House of the Economic, Planning and Accounting and Statistical Literature of the State Planning Committee of the USSR"
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Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad — Искусство, Москва-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.
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