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18 Cuban Propaganda Posters From The ‘60s And ‘70s

A fascinating look at the subject matter and style of Cold War-era posters.

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3. May Day. All those with Fidel at the Revolution Plaza - 1965


Artist: Unknown

Poster for the annual May Day parade, where Castro delivers his infamous speeches that last for several hours.

4. Seventh Anniversary - 1966


Artist: Unknown

Commemorating the seventh anniversary of the revolution. Pictured in the upper left corner is Castro (in January 1959) with Camilo Cienfuegos, one of the captains in his rebel army .

Camilo died in a plane crash in October 1959.


8. Day of the Heroic Guerrilla - 1968

Artist: Elena Serrano

Poster to commemorate the first anniversary of the death of Che Guevara - who was killed in Bolivia on October 9, 1967.

12. Long Live the Seventeenth Anniversary of July 26 - 1970

Via Flickr: 20745656@N00

Artist: Felix Beltran

July 26, 1953, is viewed as the as the starting point of the Cuban revolution. This poster commemorates the anniversary of Fidel Castro's failed attack on the Moncada Barracks.


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