Category: 1940s

Vintage ads. “Buy frozen green peas,” Soviet poster from 1949.

Vintage ads. “Buy frozen green peas,” Soviet poster from 1949.

Ostrovsky Park in Leningrad (1940)

Ostrovsky Park in Leningrad (1940)

Yanina Zhejmo as Cinderella in the Soviet 1947 movie

Yanina Zhejmo as Cinderella in the Soviet 1947 movie

Kurskaya metro station in Moscow (1950)

Kurskaya metro station in Moscow (1950)

“Let’s keep and grow the young stock!” Soviet poster designed by…

“Let’s keep and grow the young stock!” Soviet poster designed by D. Gorlov (1942)

At kolkhoz worker’s home (1950)

At kolkhoz worker’s home (1950)

Bears Mishka and Mashka aboard Archangelsk battleship of the…

Bears Mishka and Mashka aboard Archangelsk battleship of the Northern Fleet (1945)

Военные плакаты 1941 года.Soviet military posters. 1941.

Военные плакаты 1941 года.

Soviet military posters. 1941.

June 22, 1941 – the day the Great Patriotic War started.June 22…

June 22, 1941 – the day the Great Patriotic War started.

June 22 is Remembrance Day in Russia (lit. Day of Memory and Grief).

Pictured: the city of Sevastopol in Crimea was the first under German fire.

“Glory to the 30th anniversary of VLKSM!” Soviet poster by P….

“Glory to the 30th anniversary of VLKSM!” Soviet poster by P. Golub (1948)