Motherland calls! Soviet posters of World War 2 – ALBUM CATALOGUE
Title: Motherland calls! Soviet posters of World War 2 – ALBUM CATALOGUE
Publisher: Planeta, Moscow, 2014. 224 pages
During the Great Patriotic War of the Soviet poster it was very important in the Soviet Union
Soviet posters during the Eastern Front were visual aids meant to elaborate a certain point, such as the attitudes of the Soviet Government to current events taking place at the front, prevention of defeatism and pessimism, and inspiration of the troops and the people, in an accessible form. The Soviet posters of times of World War II are works of art and reflect elements of the Soviet cultural heritage. Such posters have often been displayed at special stands which were referred to as: « windows of TASS ». Posters differed both on workmanship and the form. Some of them were crude caricatures, while others were paintings on military topics or the photos which have received popularity, with an explanation about an event, the quote from the works of Vladimir Lenin or Joseph Stalin or the poetic comment.