May 16, 2010

Always Ready!


I am (full name) entering the team of the Soviet Union Pioneer Organisation, in front of all my comrade mates, I solemnly declare: to love and to protect my country, live as the great Lenin advised, as the Communist party guides, as the Pioneer Laws require.

Pioneers Badge (basically Russian Boy Scouts)
Communist era

4 comments:

Ms. Moon said...

Doesn't sound like much fun.
Do you guess they got to make lanyards and grill hotdogs over an open fire?

downtown guy said...

I'm willing to bet that, in certain ways, scouting is scouting is scouting.

maxss said...

Oh yeah, I remember that words! I was not so good pioneer, but I was :-)

downtown guy said...

Was it fun?