This is what Valia Krapiva writes from Germany!
"June 6, ‘42. Hello, dear Nilochka, Tolik, and Yefrosiniia Kongrat’evna! What I should tell you first is that I am alive, healthy and wish the same to you. Nilochka, I have received your letter for which I am very thankful. My trip went well. On the 19th by 8:30 I was already in Zittau. I had enough food all the way to Zittau. They gave me a good welcome, the family is very good and I am happy here. In the military base stores they have everything for coupons. The city is very beautiful and I have never seen one like this in all my life, flowers and plants are blooming everywhere, by every house." [Partial translation]
Poster Number: PP 052
Poster Notes: Poster is in Ukrainian language. This poster was produced by the propaganda offices of the German Government for the occupation of Russia and Ukraine during World War II and was part of a series of ‘Valia’ themes created to glamorize life in Germany for non-Germans sent there as domestics or laborers.
Media Size: 37.5x16.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: c.1943
Catalog Notes: PP 052 World War II
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
The artist's name on the poster is not indicated. By assigning Artist Unknown to a poster it also could mean the artist used a chop mark whereby no signature is seen thus rendering the artist's identity anonymous.
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