6 Sound Mind In a Sound Body

Sound Mind In a Sound Body

Posted on May 20, 2012 by team


A nice set of pictures to make you do some exercises!

Leningrad, 1930. Sports parade

Moscow, “Dinamo” stadium, the 1930s

Police women doing exercises

Tennis players, Moscow, the 1930s

Leningrad, the 1930s. Physical training in the Higher Naval School named after Frunze.

Shower, 1932

Leningrad, 1933. Sportsmen of the transport machinery construction union.

Leningrad, 1933

Sportsmen, 1933

Moscow, 1935, the best friend of sportsmen

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6 Responses to “Sound Mind In a Sound Body”

  1. (r)evolutionist says:

    Stalinism places its emphasis on a sound body but dumb mind; Marxism/Leninism places emphasis on a sound mind first (and foremost); exercise secondary.

    • Fred Johnson says:

      No, you have to be stupid to accept either. Marxist, stalinist, leninist, hitlerist, doesn’t matter, you have to be brainwashed or stupid. Because you are a slave. Only under parochialism are you free. Free to win, free to lose, free to not even participate.

  2. I am I says:

    Change the logos and Russian texts into German, and you’d find no difference vs. Hitler’s Main Kampf ideas of a pure Aryan race breeding.

    • Tom says:

      That’s very true, and it’s because Hitler was obsessed with Russia. Look at how Nazi Germany was. Most of it was modeled after what Russia did.

  3. Les says:

    4th picture from the bottom, 3rd girl from the left is out of step with the others.

  4. Otis R. Needleman says:

    I wonder how many of those poor people made it through the purges and World War II.

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