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Stepan Akimovich KRASOVSKY

Marshal of the Air Force since 1959

Stepan KRASOVSKY, USSR Marshal of the Air Force since 1959. Head, Moscow Red Banner Air Force Academy, since 1956; member, Central Auditing Commission, Communist Party of the Soviet Union, since 1961; member, Communist Party. since 1918. Hero of Soviet Union, 1945.

Background

KRASOVSKY, Stepan was born in 1897.

Education

1927 completed Red Army Air Force staff courses. 1936 graduated Zhukovsky Air Force Engineering Academy.

Career

1918 in Soviet Army; during World War П commanded air force units on various fronts: 1942 17th Air Army. 1943-1944 as Colonel General, 2nd Air Army on First Ukrainia Front. Deputy, Ukrainia Supreme Soviet of 1947 convocation.

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.