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As in the olden times the strong blacksmith
Inspired the warrior to heroic martial feats
By turning with wondrous work a steel sword
Into a “magic sword.”
So in our days, his descendants
Without tiring, day and night:
Forge weapons, bone-crushing tanks
For our beloved heroic warriors!
203.1 × 100.3 cm (80 × 39 1/2 in.)
Gift of the USSR Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries
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