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Amazasp Khachaturovich Babadzhanian

Amazasp Babadzhanian, USSR Marshal.

Background

  • Babadzhanian, Amazasp was born on February 18, 1906 in the village of Chardakhly, Azerbaidzhan. Son of an Armenian peasant.

  • Career

    • Joined the Soviet Army, 1925. Participated in the SovietFinnish war, 1939-1940. Became known as a talented tank forces commander during World War II. Head of the Soviet Tank armies, 1969-1977.

    Religion

    No religious basis is needed in order to display ethical behavior.

    Views

    The emphasis on peaceful coexistence doesn’t mean that the Soviet Union accepted a static world with clear lines. Socialism is inevitable and the "correlations of forces" were moving towards socialism.

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    Died 1977
    (aged 70)
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