Communist Propaganda of the 20th Century

Communist Propaganda of the 20th Century

propaganda - 'noun', information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote a political cause or point of view (Compact Oxford Dictionary).

Monday, May 22, 2017

Sputnik: Digest of Soviet Press: 1 January 1978. (9)

Sputnik: Digest of Soviet Press: 1 January 1978. Paperback magazine published by Novosti Press Agency. All text is in English.

Experiments in crossing different varieties of sturgeon are conducted here.

The bester has inherited the best traits of it progenitors – the beluga and sterlet.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Ceskoslovenska mesta (2)

Ceskoslovenska mesta (Czechoslovak Towns) by Jiri Hruza. Hardcover book published by Olympia Praha 1976, 211 pages with black and white and colour photographs.

BRATISLAVA

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

China Travel: Guangzhou and Foshan (6).

China Travel: Guangzhou and Foshan, compiled by China International Travel Service, Guangzhou Branch and Editorial Department of the Guangdong People's Publishing House. Paperback book published by Guangdong People's Publishing House 1977, 112 pages. All text is in English.

The Guangzhou Heavy Machinery Plant used to a be a small factory than could only repair and assemble farm implements. After expansion it now produces heavy equipment for the chemical, oil-refining and mining industries.

Guangzhou Paper Mill.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Deutsche Demokratische Republik (39)

Deutsche Demokratische Republik.  Hardcover book published by Sachsenverlag Dresden 1959.  All text is in German.  There is a booklet with Russian, English, French and Spanish translations.

VEB Sachring, motor-car works at Zwickau: Mass production of lorries.

VEB Sachring, motor-car works at Zwickau: Final assembly of the P 70 motor-car type

Friday, April 28, 2017

This is Poland (26)

This is Poland. Softcover book published by Interpress Publishers Warsaw 1972, 216 pages with colour and black and white photographs and illustrations. All text is in English.

Rescue operations in difficult conditions demand courage, skill and fitness

The Volunteer Mountain Rescue Organization has modern rescue equipment

Saturday, April 22, 2017

The Blue Adriatic (10)

The Blue Adriatic. Hardcover book published by Spektar, Zagreb (no date). Text is in Croato-Serbian, English, German, Italian and French.

Rijeka, Croatia

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Deutsche Demokratische Republik (38)

Deutsche Demokratische Republik.  Hardcover book published by Sachsenverlag Dresden 1959.  All text is in German.  There is a booklet with Russian, English, French and Spanish translations.

Scenes of the outstanding DEFA film “Ernst Thaelmann”