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Vasilii Ivanovich Kazakov

Vasilii Kazakov, USSR Marshal.

Background

  • Kazakov, Vasilii was born in 1898.

  • Education

    • Graduated from a military artillery school, 1925. Graduated from the Frunze Military Academy, 1934.

    Career

    • Joined the Red Army, 1918. During World War II, artillery commander on many fronts. Commander of Soviet Artillery Forces in the Soviet occupation zone in Germany, 1945-1950.

      Commander of Anti-aircraft Forces, 1958.

    Religion

    No religious basis is needed in order to display ethical behavior.

    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 1898
    Died 1968
    (aged 70)
    Nationality