Vinnitsa. Do not forget what happened!
Poster Number: PP 249
Poster Notes: Poster shrink-wrapped on foamcore. The poster is in Ukrainian language. It was produced by the German Government for occupation of Russia and Ukraine during World War II. In 1943, occupying Germans exhumed mass graves of Ukrainians near Vinnitsa in Soviet Ukraine and found the majority had been executed by Soviet authorities during the Great Purge of 1937-1938. The exhumation was called the "Vinnitsa Massacre" and was publicized as anti-Soviet propaganda by the Germans.
Media Size: 34.5x24
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1944
Technical Information on Poster: P 131 Vinitsa [city], "Hammer And Sickle" [poster title indicated in German language]
Catalog Notes: PP 249 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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