Original sign from Magadan Gulag camp

An original sign from the prison area in the port of Magadan, north east Siberia. Prisoners sent to the Kolyma Gulag camps mostly arrived through here.


A Trabant, the East German car made from 1957 to 1990. It had a two-stroke engine and no fuel gauge. It took 21 seconds to reach 62mph.

Figurine of a Red Guard

Figurine of a Red Guard with his foot on the back of a man in a “denunciation meeting”. Bourgeois families, former supporters of the Kuomintang and regime critics were subjected to such sessions.

Enjoy holiday camps… Soviet-style

French propaganda poster produced by Paix et Liberté (Peace and Liberty), a French anti-communist organisation headed by Jean-Paul David.