being a New Year Address to Communist Youth by Yuri Gagarin, Hero of the USSR, drawing attention to the triumphs of the outgoing year (1963), both on earth and in space, the building of the dam on the Yenisey River, the Bukhara-Ural pipeline, the North Crimean canal and the benefits of exercise and sport, the typed article annotated by the editor in black ink
2 pages, 4to (c.300 x 213mm), on a printed form from "Komsomolskaya Pravda", the printed header with author and editorial details left blank, [Moscow], 10 December 1963
....The family of Soviet cosmonauts has expanded. The world followed with bated breath the flight of the first female cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, in spaceship "Vostok-6". The Soviet cosmonaut Valery Bykovsky went up into space as a Komsomol member and came back down to earth as a member of the many million-strong army of Communists...
This article was written for Komsomolskaya Pravda (the Communist Youth newspaper). The editor remarks in the margin that the last two sentences quoted above should be reversed; i.e. that Bykovsky's achievement should precede Tereshkova's.
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