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Grigorii Panteleevich Kravchenko

Grigorii Kravchenko, USSR Lieutenant-general.

Background

  • Kravchenko, Grigorii was born in 1912.

  • Education

    • Educated at a pilots’ school, 1932.

    Career

    • Joined the Red Army and the Communist Party, 1931. Flight instructor and test pilot. Fought against the Japanese at Khalkin Gol.

      Also fought in the Soviet-Finnish war. Fell in action during World War II.

    Religion

    Religion is bad because it divides people, and is a cause of conflict and war.

    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 1912
    Died 1943
    (aged 30)
    Nationality