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Vasilii Timofeevich Vol’skii

Vasilii Vol’skii, USSR Col.-general.

Background

  • Vol’skii, Vasilii was born in 1897.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Frunze Military Academy, 1926.

    Career

    • Joined the Bolshevik Party, 1918, and the Red Army, 1919. During World War II, commander of tank detachments in the Crimea and North Caucasus. Took part in the Battle of Stalingrad.

      Deputy Commander of Tank and Armour Divisions of the Red Army, 1943. Commander of the 5th Tank Army, 1944-1945.

    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 1897
    Died 1946
    (aged 49)
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