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Gordei Ivanovich Levchenko

Gordei Levchenko, USSR Admiral.

Background

  • Levchenko, Gordei was born in 1897.

  • Career

    • On active service during World War I. Bolshevik organizer among sailors of the Baltic fleet. Took part in the storming of the Winter Palace, 1917. Joined the Red Navy, 1918.

      During World War II, commander of the Leningrad and Kronstadt naval bases, 1942-1944. Deputy Minister of the Navy, 1944. After World War II, deputy commander of the Soviet Navy.

    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 1897
    Died 1981
    (aged 84)
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