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Iakov Timofeevich Cherevichenko

Iakov Cherevichenko, USSR Col.-general.

Background

  • Cherevichenko, Iakov was born in 1894.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Frunze Military Academy, 1935.

    Career

    • On active service during World War I. Joined the Red Army, 1918, and the Bolshevik Party, 1919. Took part in the Civil War as commander of a cavalry regiment. Several high command posts during World War II. Deputy Commander of the Tauria Military District, 1945-1950.

    Religion

    Religion divides people, and is a cause of numerous wars and conflicts throughout the human history.

    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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    Born 1894
    Died 1976
    (aged 82)
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