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For the power of the council!

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  • Description

    Russian poster produced during the Second World War. Central figure is a Soviet soldier carrying a rifle. Background figures signify the events of the October Revolution, when sailors, soldiers and civilians united to fight their common enemy. One man, possibly a member of the Red Guard, is holding a flag that reads "[For the power of the Council!]". A sailor wearing a hat that reads "[Aurora]".

    Text below translated from Russian: "Defend the conquests of October!".

    The poster was created in the traditions of 1941-42, where often historical events or heroes of the past were depicted in the background.

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  • Other Id

    18524 (Presto content ID)

    EPH-PW-2-124 (Reference Number)

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