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Drowning the enemy in a torrent of steel!

Drowning the enemy in a torrent of steel!
Designer: He Yanrong (何艳荣)
1958, December
Drowning the enemy in a torrent of steel!
Yong gangtie hongliu yanse diren! (用钢铁洪流淹死敌人!)
Publisher: Sichuan meishu chubanshe (四川美术出版社)
Size: 78x54 cm.
Call number: PC-1958-019 (Private collection)

The dragon's humps are backyard furnaces. Children (Pioneers) pour household utensils into these. The steels from the dragon's mouth forms waves, that are about to wash over caricatures of Taiwan and the USA.

Drowning the enemy in a torrent of steel!
Drowning the enemy in a torrent of steel!
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