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southpier
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Thursday, January 21, 2010 - 11:55 AM UTC
is there anyone who could give information regarding this picture?


http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc89/zrex1/children-in-gas-masks.jpg


i couldn't get the link from the pictures "properties" to lend any insight, but it came from this forum:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=488985&page=740


thanks
Galwitz
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Connecticut, United States
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Posted: Friday, January 22, 2010 - 04:56 AM UTC
According to Wikipedia, it is a picture of Soviet pioneers (communist youth organization) during the defense exercises in Leningrad area in 1937. It was taken by Russian photographer Viktor Karlovich Bulla.

HTH

-A-
AJLaFleche
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Massachusetts, United States
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Posted: Friday, January 22, 2010 - 06:49 AM UTC

Quoted Text

is there anyone who could give information regarding this picture?





i couldn't get the link from the pictures "properties" to lend any insight, but it came from this forum:

link


thanks

southpier
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Friday, January 22, 2010 - 09:55 AM UTC
thank you


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