"Death to the Fascist Beast!" is the caption on this Soviet propaganda poster, dating from 1941, in which a Russian soldier bayonets a swastika-shaped serpent.   (Image: Laski Diffusion/Getty Images)

WW II "Death to the Fascist Beast!" is the caption on this Soviet propaganda poster, dating from in which a Russian soldier bayonets a swastika-shaped serpent.

Alexandr Mikhailovich RODCHENKO  Advertisment Poster: "I eat cookies "Red October", former "Einem"!   Buy Nowhere But MOSSELPROM". 1923. Text by V.Mayakovsky.

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This is a play off of Yezhov's name- 'to hold with an iron grip', 'ezhovi rukavitsi' (literally 'with hedgehog mittens'), became a popular saying during his tenure as NKVD chief. Here, Yezhov crushes the 'Zinoviest-Trotskyist group', personified as a Nazi-backed snake. The text beneath reads: "Long live the People's Commissar! A True Son of Our Great Motherland! Long Live The Stalinist People's Commissar, Nikolai Ivanovich Yezhov!"

This is a play off of Yezhov's name- 'to hold with an iron grip', 'ezhovi…

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Soviet world war II poster saying "The Motherland calls!" ( holding text of Military Oath)

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