Andrei Ivanovich Plotnov
(Born Dankov, 1916; died Dankov, 1997)
Aleksandr Alekseevich Zharov
(Born Semenovskaia, 1904; died Moscow, 1984)
On a Reconnaissance Mission, TASS No. 0844, October 23, 1943
1822 x 855 mm
A scout’s step is never heard,
Our vision is sharp.
Our task is to carry out orders
Precisely and boldly,
Quickly, skillfully and honestly.
Here’s a German sentry.
We take him neatly.
From our reconnaissance mission
We will return with a "tongue" [i.e., a prisoner for interrogation].
Ne boltai! Collection, Obj: 205911