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).

Friday, February 4, 2011

Belgrade: Pictorial-Guide (3)

Belgrade: Pictorial-Guide, edited by Ljubica Trajkovoc.  Hardcover book published by Turisticka Stampa no date.  Text is in English.

Members of a voluntary youth working brigade on the site of Novi Beograd.

Until not so long ago, there were only marshes and reeds here.  Work on draining and raising the level of this area began in 1948. Voluntary youth working brigades performed most of the preliminary ground work in the area of present Novi Beograd.

Belgrade’s new airport has been built at Surcin, 14 km. from the city. Owing to its geographical position, the design of its runway and buildings it is one of the most important airports in traffic between Europe and the East. It was designed by a group of young Belgrade architects. In the picture: the interior of Belgrade Airport’s reception hall.

Airliners of the Yugoslav Air Transport Company (JAT) link Belgrade with many Yugoslav and foreign cities.

Greeting the May Day procession.

Kalenic market-place, one of the largest in Belgrade.  Hundreds of tons of fruit are bought to the market every morning.

The “Beograd” socialist farm is the capital’s main food supplier.  It covers over 13,000 hectares of arable land and grows vegetable, fruit and wheat.  It supplies the citizens of Belgrade with more than 25 million litres of milk annually.

The “Zmaj” Works near Zemun us the biggest producer of agricultural machines in the country.

Consultation of workers in the “Ivo Lola Ribar” Machine Tool Factory.

Freedom-loving Belgrade reacts to all important political events.  In the picture: a public meeting in Marx and Engels Square.

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