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Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Samoilo

Aleksandr Samoilo, USSR Lieutenant-general.

Background

  • Samoilo, Aleksandr was born in 1869.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Academy of the General Staff, 1898.

    Career

    • Staff officer during World War I in the General Staff and the Army HQ. Joined the Red Army, 1918. Staff officer during the Civil War at the Northern and Eastern fronts. In the 1920s, staff officer and military inspector.

      Professor at military educational establishments, 1926 -48. Joined the Bolshevik Party, 1944.

    Religion

    Religion divides people, and is a cause of numerous wars and conflicts throughout the human history.

    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 1869
    Died 1963
    (aged 94)
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