$ 115.91

FRONT-ILLUSTRIERTE 1941 No. 1 - 12 1941 Limited Numbered Editions
[Original]

 
 
Front-Illustrierte
From the private collection of
Aleksandr Zhitomirsky
  Nr. 1 July 1941
- Nr. 12 Dec. 1941
 
Hand bound and numbered limited editions (Nr. 20-30/100) with 51 pages; professionally photograped and printed on 170 gsm card; 32 x 22.5 cm.
 

The Front Illustrated propaganda leaflet series was produced for the German soldiers by the Red Army during World War 2. The series typically contained numerous caricatures and photomontages, which were mainly designed by Aleksander Zhitomirsky (and strongly remind of Heartfield) The leaflets usually had 4 pages that were intricately produced in gravure.

 

The journal appeared first in July 1941, the last number 97 is from April 1945. It also emphasizes the inevitable decline of the German army and the exemplary treatment of German prisoners of war and the civilian population in the occupied territories by the Red Army.