Nemetskaya taktika i russkaya praktika [German Tactics and Russian Practice], a poster by Ivan Astapov (1905-1982, Meritorious Art Worker of the RSFSR), and Valentin Kurdov (1905-1989, People’s Artist of the RSFSR), No.65 in the “Boyevoi Karandash” series. Published by LOSKh, Leningrad, 1943. 53 x 36 cm.
German reliance on tactical manuals proves useless against the Soviet determination and firepower. The poster likely dates to the period of the Russian 1943 Winter offensive.
For information about the artists, see the previous lot.