five years of building - more factories, more houses, more schools

The 'dogma' that the Government disseminated through its Ministry of Information was essentially a blend of Marxist socialism with traditional Vietnamese socio cultural nuances.

Among the following examples of earlier posters from the revamped propaganda machine, 'socialist realism' was the order of the day. Here one can distinctly see Russian and Chinese characteristics making an appearance in the visual treatment of the subjects.