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).

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Thirty Years of the Soviet State: Calendar 1917 XXX 1947 (6)

Thirty Years of the Soviet State: Calendar 1917 XXX 1947.  Hardcover book published by Foreign Language Publishing House Moscow 1947.  Text is in English.

The Minsk tractor plant – one of the biggest construction projects of the Fourth Five-Year Plan

Stalingrad, 1945. The open hearth workshop of the Red October Works after restoration

Rehabilitation of the Kondopoga Paper Mill

Mechanical transport of timber

Blast furnace shop at the Stalin foundry in Magnitogorsk, 1946
The “Ilyushin-2” assembly shop 

Assembly workshop of the Stalin Automobile Plant

Blast-Furnace No.3 at Zaporozhstal


  1. nice pics, thanks - are there any pictures of pre-war Red October Works available?

    1. I have seen a few; there must be many. There are some at a Pinterest webpage ("Stalingrad's Metallurgicheskiy Zavod Krasnyi Oktyabr'" I made.

  2. Hi there,
    Unfortunately i don't have any earlier pictures. As these would be pre revolution they wouldn't meet the criteria of this blog. But thanks for noticing the images i have posted.

  3. Does anyone know the approximate value of the book/calendar with was published by the Foreign Lanhuages Publishing House in Moscow ( 1947). I have a couple of them and simply interested. Thanks,

  4. Hi there,
    Check out this website:
    All the best

  5. That is a great photo of the open-hearth building in Stalingrad. I made a Pinterest page--"Stalingrad's Metallurgicheskiy Zavod Krasnyi Oktyabr"--of such photos. That building figured strongly in the Soviet defense there.