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Vasilii Nikolaevich Gordov

Vasilii Gordov, USSR Col.-general.

Background

  • Gordov, Vasilii was born in 1896.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Frunze Academy, 1932.

    Career

    • Took part in World War I and theCivil War. Joined the Communist Party, and the Red Army, 1918, infantry regiment commander. During World War II, commander of the 21st Army, and the Stalingrad Front.

      After World War II, commander in the Far East.

    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 1951
    (aged 55)
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