History Feb 23 2019 Russia Beyond
Archive photo The USSRs propaganda machine claimed the countrys army never attacked first. While this is up for debate few can doubt that Soviet soldiers put their lives on the line to defend the communist state. 1. "Watch over peace!"
Victor Koretsky 2. "For life on Earth"
Archive photo 3. "Glory to the Soviet Army" (in Estonian)
Archive photo 4. "We invite nations for peaceful talks. But we can fight any provocation."
V. Briskin, K. Ivanov 5. "Glory to our army" (in Lithuanian)
Archive photo 6. "Watch over peace"
M. Solovyov 7. "For the Soviet power!"; "For our Soviet homeland"
M. Getman 8. "We've defended peace, we will defend peace!"
M. Gornyak 9. "Glory to Soviet pilots!"
O. Savostyuk and B. Uspensky 10. "Watch over peace and socialism"
Archive photo 11. "Artillery and missile units on the lookout from Moscow's walls and all the country's borders!"
Archive photo 12. "Soviet tankmen are ready for action, sons of their Great Motherland!"
Archive photo 13. "Vigilance at the highest level!"
Archive photo 14. "Grow up, strong man! The Soviet army is protecting you!"
F. Shurygin, M. Soloviev 15. "Always on the alert!"
Archive photo 16. "My country, trust in me!"
Boytsov, Voronov 17. "I am ready to serve my homeland"
Archive photo 18. "Be ready to become a soldier, to secure and protect peace!"
Y. Kopeiko 19. "Be ready and alert!"
Archive photo 20. "The army and people are one!"
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