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Vasilii Afanas’evich Glazunov

Vasilii Glazunov, USSR Lieutenant-general.

Background

  • Glazunov, Vasilii was born in 1896.

  • Career

    • Joined the Red Army in 1918. On active service during World War I and the Civil War. Airborne Troops Commander, 1941.

      Decorated for action on the Vistula. After World War II, General Inspector of Airborne Troops.

    Religion

    Religions encourage war and violence to promote their religious goals.

    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 1896
    Died 1967
    (aged 71)
    Nationality