logo logo

Pavel Alekseevich Kurochkin

Pavel Kurochkin, USSR General.

Background

  • Kurochkin, Pavel was born in 1900.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Frunze Military Academy, 1932, and the Academy of the General Staff, 1940.

    Career

    • Took part in the storming of the Winter Palace, November 1917. Active in the Civil War as a cavalry commander. On active service during the SovietFinnish war and World War II. Commander of several fronts.

      Several senior posts after World War II, including head of the Frunze Academy, and high posts in the Supreme Command of the Warsaw Pact Forces.

    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

    Communist Party is the leading force of Soviet society, and the nucleus of all state and public organizations.

    See on larger map
    Born 1900
    Nationality