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A Soviet lieutenant (probably A. G. Yeremenko, Company political officer of the 220th Rifle Regiment, 4th Rifle Division, killed in action in 1942), armed with a Tokarev TT-33 pistol, urges his men to attack German positions during WWII. Photo was taken by Max Alpert during the battle July 12, 1942, Voroshilovgrad region (see ru:Комбат (фотография)).

Photograph available online at The Official Fedor Tokarev Guns And Rifles Website, but was originally published as a propaganda image in the Soviet Union c.1943 and is therefore in the Public Domain.

Other version: File:RIAN archive 543 A battalion commander.jpg


Public domain This file is a Ukrainian or Ukrainian SSR work and it is presently in the public domain in Ukraine, because it was published before January 1, 1951, and the creator (if known) died before that date. (This is the effect of the retroactive Ukrainian copyright law of 1993 and the copyright from 50 to 70 years in 2001.)

A Ukrainian or Ukrainian SSR work that is in the public domain in Ukraine according to this rule is in the public domain in the U.S. only if it was in the public domain in Ukraine before January 1, 1996, e.g. if it was published before January 1, 1946 and the creator died before this date, and no copyright was registered in the U.S. (This is the combined effect of the retroactive , Ukraine's joining the Berne Convention in 1996, and of 17 USC 104A with its critical date of January 1, 1996.)

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