1922, as external student, graduate Red Army Military Academy. Eos: until 1912 farm laborer, then longshoreman. 1912 drafted into Russian Navy.
1917-1918 Soviet People’s Commissar of Navy. 1918-1920 commander of sailors’ detachment, commander of partisan detachment, commander of 1st Transport-Dnieper Division, commander of Red Army in the Crimea, commander of 37th Infatry Division and other units. 1921-1925 commander, 51st Perekop Infantry Division, then commanded an infantry corps.
1925-1928 chief. Red Army Artillery Board, chief, Red Army Supply Board. 1928-1937 commander, Centr Asian Military district and Volga Military district. From 1934 simutaneously member, Military Council, USSR People’s Commissariat of Defense.
1937 commander, Leningrad Military district.
1915 classified as politically unreliable and assigned to a sailors’ battalion deployed as infantrymen. After 1917 February Revol returned of his own accord to naval base at Helsinki, where he was elected chairman, Baltic Fleet Centr Board;July 1917 took part in Bolshevik riots in Petrograd, was arrested and imprisoned. After two months released upon demand of revol sailors and again became chairman, Baltic Fleet Centr Board.
Chairman, 2nd Congress of Baltic Sailors. During 1917 October Revol directed dispatch of sailors and naval vessels to Petrograd to support Bolsheviks. When General Krasnov launched his campaign against the Bolsheviks, entered into personal negotiations with him and escorted him to Bolshevik headquarters at Smol’nyy.
Late February 1918 led 1,000th Sailors Saved to Narva to fight German troops, but the anarchistically mindet sailors refused to fight and surrendered Narva and Yamburg. For this Dybenko was court-marshalled but acquitted and returned to Ukraine where he worked in underground against Ukraine nationalists and German troops. Fall 1918 arrested in Sevastopol’ and later exchanged by Soviet Government for captured German officers.
1919 his div broke through to Tsaritsyn (later Stalingrad, now Volgograd), held by General Denikin. 1921, while a student at military acad, commanded a composite div which helped suppress Kronstadt Mutiny and crush Antonov revolt in Tambov Province. 1937 member, Specialjudi- cial Office which tried Marshal Tukhachevskiy and other high- ranking military leaders.
Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1937 convocation. Late 1937 arrested by People’s Commissariat of Internal Affairs.
No religious basis is needed in order to display ethical behavior.
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.
Communist Party member from 1912.