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Vasilii Alekseevich Degtiarev

Vasilii Degtiarev, USSR Weapon designer.

Background

  • Degtiarev, Vasilii was born in 1880.

  • Career

    • Head of a design shop in an armaments works, 1918. Head of a design office for automatic weapons, 1931. Designed infantry (PPD) and anti-tank weapons (PTRD).

      4 Stalin Prizes.

    Religion

    Religion makes people base their lives on false foundations.

    Views

    Strong communist party can create a new and better society with neither rich nor poor.

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    Born 1880
    Died 1949
    (aged 69)
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