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Pavel Alekseevich Kurochkin

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Pavel Kurochkin, USSR General.

Background

Kurochkin, Pavel was born in 1900.

Education

Graduated from the Frunze Military Academy, 1932, and the Academy of the General Staff, 1940.

Career

Took part in the storming of the Winter Palace, November 1917. Active in the Civil War as a cavalry commander. On active service during the SovietFinnish war and World War II. Commander of several fronts.

Several senior posts after World War II, including head of the Frunze Academy, and high posts in the Supreme Command of the Warsaw Pact Forces.

Religion

Religion is an instrument of the ruling classes to instill in the masses the religious conviction that their current suffering will lead to eventual happiness.

Views

Communist Party is the leading force of Soviet society, and the nucleus of all state and public organizations.