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Mikhail Stepanovich Shumilov

Mikhail Shumilov, USSR Col.-general.

Background

  • Shumilov, Mikhail was born in 1895.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Vystrel Courses, 1929. Graduated from the Academy of the General Staff, 1948.

    Career

    • Took part in World War I. Joined the Red Army and the Bolshevik Party, 1918. Took part in the Civil War, the Soviet-Finnish war, and World War II. Gained fame during the Battle of Stalingrad. Commander of several military districts after World War II.

    Religion

    Religion is a cause of numerous conflicts and bloody wars throughout the history of mankind.

    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 1895
    Died 1975
    (aged 80)
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