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Vasilii Gavrilovich Grabin

Vasilii Grabin, USSR Artillery designer.

Background

  • Grabin, Vasilii was born in 1900.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Dzerzhinskii Military Academy, 1930.

    Career

    • Joined the Red Army, 1920, and the Communist Party, 1921. Chief designer in an artillery works, 1934. Head of the Chief Artillery Design Bureau during World War II, 1942-1946.

      Head of the Scientific Institute of Artillery, 1946-1960. Designed the Soviet anti-tank weapons of World War II.

    Religion

    Religious leaders contribute to secular and religious wars by endorsing or supporting the violence.

    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 1900
    Died 1980
    (aged 80)
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