Lot 49: Glory to Marshal Stalin who liberated us from the
October 4, 2012
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Glory to Marshal Stalin who liberated us from the slavery of the Japanese Imperialists!, poster with portrait of Stalin on the top with overlapping Soviet and Nationalist flags, below General Vasily Chiokov shakes hands with a local Chinese farmer in front of jubilant and grateful Chinese masses waving flags, 762 x 539 mm, creased where folded, various tears, mounting pin holes, tape repair at top, framed, before 1945. ***Very early and rare poster printed in the late 1930s or early 1940s during the brief period when the Soviet Union was providing aid to China to fight against Japanese invasion. In August 1945 the Republic of China and the Soviet Union signed the Treaty of Friendship and Alliance by which the Soviet army was allowed to enter China to fight with the Chinese army against the Japanese..