A bond issued by the Soviet government as a part of the Second Government War Loan for the sum of 500 rubles, dated 1943. The sale of such government bonds to the population and non-state organizations and enterprises was instrumental in raising the much-needed funds to finance the Soviet war efforts during WWII. In total, 20 billion 843 million rubles were collected through the Second Government War Loan. Blue ink stains, some tears on the edges. Great graphic of tanks, planes, and soldiers.