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Third German People’s Congress. For the Unity of Germany and a just Peace.

Poster Number: PP 565
Poster Notes: Poster was produced by the Deutsche Demokratische Republik (DDR), East Germany. It highlights the Third German People’s Congress held May 29-30, 1949. The congress elected a people’s council dominated by the Socialist Unity Party and it led to the formation of the East German Constitution.
Media Size: 32.5x25
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1949
Technical Information on Poster: Congress Publishing House G.m.b.H., Berlin, License No. 399 of SMAD [Soviet Military Administration In Germany] Z0800381, Leipzig-Berlin M402
Catalog Notes: PP 565 Comecon-Warsaw Pact
Language: German
Artist: Illegible Name — Неразборчивое Имя
Printer: Universal Publishing GmbH Offset Printing Plant, Leipzig —
Publisher: Congress Publishing House, Berlin — Издательство Конгресса, Берлин
A 1955 description of Congress Publishing House (Kongress-Verlag in German) stated, "...Kongress-Verlag makes every effort to objectively describe the economic, political and cultural development of the German Democratic Republic, to serve international friendship and world peace...". The publisher was organized in 1948 and it was located in East Germany in the Soviet sector of Berlin at 8-9 Ernst-Thälmann-Platz. Congress Publishing House disseminated not only political literature but it in 1949, it published the citizen's copy o...
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