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Aleksandr Petrovich Silant'ev

Aleksandr Silant'ev, USSR Marshal.

Background

  • Silant'ev, Aleksandr was born in 1918.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Air Force Academy, 1950, and the Academy of the General Staff, 1957.

    Career

    • Joined the Red Army, 1938. Fighter pilot during World War II. Chief-of-staff of the Air Force, 1969. Deputy Commander-in-chief of the Air Force, 1969-1980.

    Religion

    Religious leaders contribute to secular and religious wars by endorsing or supporting the violence.

    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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