Stamps and History I: Peasant Kissing Soviet Soldier

EN5Russian stamp art, 1968, of a 1939 poster of a peasant kissing a soldier of the “Army of Liberation” on a Soviet propaganda poster issued after the joint Nazi-Soviet invasion of Poland. According to Soviet propaganda, the Red Army entered Poland to liberate and protect the “Ukrainian-Belarussian brothers”. The text reads: “Our army is an army that liberates workers” signed, J. Stalin”. This picture is now in the public domain.

This text was adapted from Vintage Printable


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