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).

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Maklas Foto (3)

Maklas Foto. Hardcover book published by Izdevnieciba “Liesma” Riga 1971, with black and white photographs throughout. Text is in Latvian, Russian, English and German.

Jakovs Tihonovs. Portrait of Surgeon V. Kalnberzs

Valentins Kronbergs. Youth

Zanis Legzdins. Atom Physicist

Monday, October 27, 2014

Beautiful Kweilin (9).

Beautiful Kweilin. Paperback book published by Foreign Languages Press Peking 1978. All text is in English.

Lung Yin Yen (Dragon Refuge Crag) with its numerous carvings is also called “Tablet Forest.” Those on the ceilings, known as “celectial carvings,” involved gigantic effort. There are 2,000 cliff sculptures and carvings in Kweilin, all of inestimable value to research into China’s ancient history.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Berlin Hauptstadt der DDR: Unter den Linden (The avenue Unter den Linden) (4)

Berlin Hauptstadt der DDR: Unter den Linden (The avenue Unter den Linden). Paperback booklet published by Berlin-Information 1980, 40 pages.

4. Januar 1919: Karl Liebnecht hält seine letzte öffentlich Anspache Unter den Linden, wenige Tage vor seiner Ermordung durch die Reaktion.


Monday, October 20, 2014

Moscow by Yury Balanenko and Alexander Berezin (4).

Hardcover book published by Planeta Publishers Moscow 1975, 207 pages with colour and black and white photographs. All text is in English.

In the magnificent modern Palace of Congresses the 22nd, 23rd and 24th Congresses of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union were held.



Moscow’s landmarks.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

This is Poland (11)

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.



Monday, October 13, 2014

Taichai: Standard Bearer in China's Agriculture (2).

Taichai: Standard Bearer in China's Agriculture. Paperback booklet published by Foreign Languages Press 1972, 29 pages. All text is in English.


The old Tachai was a rocky hilly area with poor soil and unruly waters. After agricultural co-operation was initiated in 1953, the Tachai Party branch determined to lead the peasants in remaking nature, for which purpose a ten-year plan was worked out in accordance with the peasants opinions.

The Party branch makes a point of educating the peasants in Mao Tsetung Thought. Chen Yung-kuei and the commune members discussing at the fields what they gain from the study of Chairman Mao's philosophic concepts.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Czechoslovakia by Frantisek Rachlik (16)

Czechoslovakia by Frantisek Rachlik. Hardcover book published by SNTL, Prague 1957. All text is in English.

By aerotaxi over the GIANT MOUNTAINS (Krkonose), the highest range in Bohemia.

The giant EXCAVATOR, one of the largest of its kind, mainly used in open-cast mining.