Boris Nikolaevich Shirokorad
(Born Belgorod region of Kursk, 1907; died 1988)
Sergei Dmitrievich Spasskii
(Born Kiev, 1898; died near Iaroslavl, 1956)
A Terrible Ghost, TASS No. 0901, February 4, 1944
1670 x 869 mm
February 2 is the anniversary of the defeat of the German Fascist forces at Stalingrad.
Hitler can’t sleep. Through the darkness
A skeleton appears to him.
Goosebumps rise on his skin.
“Remember, Hitler, Stalingrad!
We died there a year ago –
Soon the same will happen to you!”
Gift of the USSR Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, 2010.161