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Markov-Grinberg photograph of an aerial formation seen from below

Object | Accession Number: 2005.565.5

Photographic print of a 1933 air show near Moscow created by Mark Markov-Grinberg. Markov-Grinberg was a major Social Realist photographer during the Stalinist era of the 1930s-1940s. He worked for major newspapers and journals, including TASS. He was a war correspondent during the Soviet-Finnish War from 1939-1940 and, in 1941, was drafted to fight in World War II. While a soldier, he continued his work as a photographer and army correspondent. After the war, he returned to his job at TASS.

Artwork Title
Biplanes, Aviation Parade, Tushino Military Airport, Russia (Airplanes in 5-pointed star formation)
Date
1933  (depiction)
Geography
creation : Tushino Military Airport; Moscow (Russia)
Language
Russian
Classification
Photographs
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Stephen Nicholas
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:06:12
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