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Mikhail Il’ich Kazakov

Mikhail Kazakov, USSR General.

Background

  • Kazakov, Mikhail was born in 1901.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Frunze Academy, 1931, and from the Academy of the General Staff, 1937.

    Career

    • Joined the Bolshevik Party, 1919. In the Red Army from 1920. Took part in the Civil War.

      During World War II, held several high staff positions. Chief of Staff of the Warsaw Pact, 1965.

    Religion

    Religion is an instrument of the ruling classes to instill in the masses the religious conviction that their current suffering will lead to eventual happiness.

    Views

    All policy decisions should be made in the light of the continued, permanent development of the theory of Marxism–Leninism.

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    Born 1901
    Died 1979
    (aged 78)
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