Russian/Soviet Union poster circa 1921, given to Russian president Dmitry Medvedev

Thursday, June 24, 2010
The poster shows an open book with a Red Army soldier standing in front of it ma
The poster shows an open book with a Red Army soldier standing in front of it ma
The poster shows an open book with a Red Army soldier standing in front of it making a speech

The poster shows an open book with a Red Army soldier standing in front of it making a speech surrounded by red banners and cheering workers and peasants; science, education, and factory buildings are in the background. The words on the book read “From darkness to light. From battle to a book. From sorrow to joy.”

Click here to view the poster online.