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Vasilii Nikolaevich Gordov

Col-general

Vasilii Gordov, USSR Col.-general.

Background

Gordov, Vasilii was born in 1896.

Education

Graduated from the Frunze Academy, 1932.

Career

Took part in World War I and theCivil War. Joined the Communist Party, and the Red Army, 1918, infantry regiment commander. During World War II, commander of the 21st Army, and the Stalingrad Front.

After World War II, commander in the Far East.

Religion

Religions encourage war and violence to promote their religious goals.

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.