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Aleksandr Evgen’evich Golovanov

Aleksandr Golovanov, USSR Air force marshal, state security official.

Background

  • Golovanov, Aleksandr was born in 1904.

  • Education

    • Educated at a pilots’ school, 1932.

    Career

    • In the Red Army during the Civil War, 1919-1920, and from the beginning of World War II. GPU official, 1924. Worked in civil aviation from 1932. Commander of a bomber regiment, 1941.

      After World War II, commander of the Soviet Strategic Bomber Force.

    Religion

    Religion is a cause of numerous conflicts and bloody wars throughout the history of mankind.

    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 1904
    Died 1975
    (aged 71)
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