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Raving Anglo-Americanizers!

Raving Anglo-Americanizers

A book of cartoons painted by Kukryniksy. Kukryniksy was a joint pseudonym of: N.A. Sokolov, M.V. Kuprii︠a︡nov, and P.N. Krylov.

Printed in Moscow in 1951, the cover features caricatures of George C. Marshall, left, Winston Churchill (with Hitler forelock screwed on), and Harry S.Truman to his right, smoking a bomb, not a cigarette.

"RUSSIA AND THE MARSHALL PLAN - CARTOONS" Bredovye "anglo-amerikanizatory" - Бредовые "англо-американизаторы". 1951.

 

 

A dangerous circus act, based on the Marshall Plan

Marshall on the left, Winston Churchill and Ernest Bevin (Britain's Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs)
chasing dollars on a tightrope.

Committee for a United Europe, on left (possibly a reference to the American Committee on United Europe);
Western bloc, on right

It says on the hat ChurchillBevin

Bredovye "anglo-amerikanizatory" - Бредовые "англо-американизаторы"
( p. 13)

 

 

 

The Marshall Plan in Action (Horse Collars for Europe)

The Marshall Plan in action

George C. Marshall hands out horse collars. In his left hand, for Germans," in his right hand, “for the French.” Behind him on the collars from left to right: for Italians, [for] the English, [for] Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. The collars could also be life-preservers, weighed down with weapons to sink those who’d wear them.

Bredovye "anglo-amerikanizatory" - Бредовые "англо-американизаторы" (p. 37)

Possessed again

Omar N. Bradley, Louis A. Johnson, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Allan W. Dulles, Arthur H. Vandenberg,
George C. Marshall and Herbert C. Hoover
(All have Hitler forelocks screwed onto their foreheads)

“How [could] we be worse than him?!

We also want to go down in history!!”

Bredovye "anglo-amerikanizatory" - Бредовые "англо-американизаторы"
( p. 13)

The Mechanics of Devaluation

The Mechanics of Devaluation

Depicted: Harry S. Truman eating the coins.
On his collar is “Wall Street” and on the conveyor belt is “The Marshall Plan”.
The coins, from left to right, are: the Pound Sterling, the Frank, the Lira, the Krone, The Mark, and the Dinar.

Bredovye "anglo-amerikanizatory" - Бредовые "англо-американизаторы"
(p. 41)

"Construction" according to the Marshall Plan (house of cards)

Western European “Construction” according to the Marshall Plan
Bottom: Chief Architect Alan W. Dulles
Depicted: Alan W. Dulles on the left, George C. Marshall on the right
Top card: Ernest Bevin on top, Winston Churchill below
Bottom right card: Leon Blum (French Prime Minister) above, Georges Bidault (French politician) below
Bottom middle card: Paul Henri Charles Spaak, Belgian politician On the table:  Charles de
Gaulle

Bredovye "anglo-amerikanizatory" - Бредовые "англо-американизаторы"
(p. 15)

W. A. Harriman, dispersing credits according to the Marshall Plan

Dispersion of credits according to the Marshall Plan

Depicted: W. Averell Harriman (Secretary of Commerce), holding a bone

Bredovye "anglo-amerikanizatory" - Бредовые "англо-американизаторы" (p. 39)

By the sweat of their brow, Dulles & Marshall cut down a tree (the UN)

By the sweat of their brow

Depicted: Alan W. Dulles (on left, his hat has his name on it) and George C. Marshall (on right, his name is on his sleeve).

The saw: Temporary committee (Possibly the "Temporary Sub-Commission on the Economic Reconstruction of Devastated Areas")

The tree: the UN

Bredovye "anglo-amerikanizatory" - Бредовые "англо-американизаторы" (p. 21)

An unknown politician rides a pale horse (Marshall) into Western Europe; death is labeled "crisis"

Rider with a companion
An unknown politician holds a sign reading “Into Western Europe;” George C. Marshall is the pale horse, branded "Marshall Plan." The skeletal rider wears a black cloak with the word “Crisis” written on it.

Bredovye "anglo-amerikanizatory" - Бредовые "англо-американизаторы" (p. 33)

The Italian-American peace treaty

The Italian-American peace treaty
Depicted: George C. Marshall holding an axe with the head of Alcide De Gasperi (Italian Prime Minister), chopping down a tree labeled Italy.

Bredovye "anglo-amerikanizatory" - Бредовые "англо-американизаторы" (p. 73)

How did they conduct themselves?

Having returned from London

Reporters: How did Bevin and Bidault conduct themselves in London?
General Marshall: They didn’t conduct themselves. I conducted them.

Bredovye "anglo-amerikanizatory" - Бредовые "англо-американизаторы"
(p. 17)

The Ghosts of Hitler & Goehring applaud General Marshall

The Ghosts of Hitler & Goehring applaud General Marshall

Marshall's cloak is labeled Marshall Plan; Hitler's & Goehring's ghosts emanate from Churchill's pipe.  Churchill offers the globe to General Marshall's boot, while America is marked all over the globe.

Bredovye "anglo-amerikanizatory"/ by Kukryniksy. [Moscow] : Gos. izd-vo "Iskusstvo", 1951 : p.2.

American Horse Collar

American Horse CollarsGeorge Marshall throws a Life Preserver

Or is it a horse collar, labeled Help for Europe? The rope spells out Marshall Plan. The caption reads: Life Preservers from the Marshall System.

Za prochnyĭ mir : protiv podzhigateleĭ voĭny / risunki by Boris Efimov. Moskva : Iskusstvo, 1950 : p.49.

Friendship, American Style

Friendship, American Style

In Marshallized Italy

Top caption: Friendship, American Style

Middle: Trade, American Style

Bottom: Navigation, American Style

The bottom reads: Italian-American Treaty on Friendship, Trade & Navigation

Za prochnyĭ mir : protiv podzhigateleĭ voĭny / risunki by Boris Efimov. Moskva : Iskusstvo, 1950 : p.55.

Marshallized Italy: de Gasperi carries out his Duties

In Marshallized Italy: de Gasperi carries out his Duties

In Marshallized Italy: de Gasperi carries out his Duties

Italian Prime Minister Alcide de Gasperi polishes the boot (labeled Italy) of a fat-cat American General.

Za prochnyĭ mir : protiv podzhigateleĭ voĭny / risunki by Boris Efimov, Boris: Moskva : Iskusstvo, 1950 : p.57.

In Marshallized Turkey

In Marshallized Turkey: The Dollar Pasha

In Marshallized Turkey

Uncle Sam lounges and smokes a hookah while a Turk kow-tows to him.  The sign on the wall shows the Plan for Construction of Naval Bases in Turkey.  The caption below reads The Dollar Pasha.

Za prochnyĭ mir : protiv podzhigateleĭ voĭny / risunki by Efimov, Boris: Moskva : Iskusstvo, 1950 : p.59.

Who dares to interfere in Greek affairs?

Uncle Sam does the fleecing AND the yelling

Uncle Sam holds a woman by the throat (her skirt is labeled Freece), screeching, "Who dares interfere in Greek affairs?"

Za prochnyĭ mir : protiv podzhigateleĭ voĭny / risunki by Efimov, Boris: Moskva : Iskusstvo, 1950 : p.61.

Complaints of the Marshallized

Complaints of the Marshallized

The box is labeled "chewing gum," the can "horse meat."

Out of the crocodile's mouth: Russian cartoons about the United States from "Krokodil," Moscow's humor magazine / by Nelson, William. Washington : Public Affairs Press, 1949 : p.91.

Greece's Bottomless Barrel

Greece's Bottomless Barrel

George Marshall looms over a crying Greek politician who is wearing a barrel labeled "American aid." Greek partisan forces are amassing in the upper right. 

Za prochnyĭ mir : protiv podzhigateleĭ voĭny / risunki by Efimov, Boris: Moskva : Iskusstvo, 1950 : p.63.

Capitalist Europe on the Upswing

Capitalist Europe on the Upswing

All bow down to the US Dollar!

Out of the crocodile's mouth: Russian cartoons about the United States from "Krokodil," Moscow's humor magazine / by Nelson, William. Washington : Public Affairs Press, 1949 : p.89.

The Lord's Prayer

The Lord's Prayer, illustrated by M. Cheremnykh

Many images of "religious" Americans blessing bombs, invading, enslaving and being worshipped.

Out of the crocodile's mouth: Russian cartoons about the United States from "Krokodil," Moscow's humor magazine / by Nelson, William. Washington: Public Affairs Press, 1949 : p.87.

The Marshall Plan in Action

 

The Marshall Plan in Action, or The Mountain Brought Forth a Mouse

 

Out of the crocodile's mouth: Russian cartoons about the United States from "Krokodil," Moscow's humor magazine / by Nelson, William. Washington : Public Affairs Press, 1949 : p.92.

New Year's Fortune Telling New Year's Fortune Telling: December 31, 1949

Various figures attempt to divine the future.  The skeletal specter has Crisis written on his forehead, while General Tojo of Japan stands next to the calendar, holding his own head. US Secretary of State Dean Acheson is palm-reading, in a cape marked Marshall Plan.  In the lower right, Eisenhower, Churchill, Marshall and others are engaged in a cult ritual around a keg marked Gun Powder.

Bredovye "anglo-amerikanizatory"/ by Kukryniksy. [Moscow] : Gos. izd-vo "Iskusstvo", 1951 : p.129.

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