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Vasiliy Gavrilovich GRABIN

Designer of artillery weapons

Vasiliy GRABIN, USSR Designer of artillery weapons. Full member, Academy, of Artillery Science, since 1946; Lieutenant-General, Technology Branch. four Order of Lenin; other orders; four Stalin Prizes, 1941, 1943, 1946, 1950; medals; Hero of Socialist Labor. Member, Communist Party, since 1921.

Background

GRABIN, Vasiliy was born in 1900.

Education

1923 graduated Petrograd Artillery School. 1930 graduated Dzerzhinsky Artillery Academy.

Career

Since 1934 in charge of a group designing artillery weapons. Supervised design of: 76-mm field gun. 122-mm field gun and howitzer.

152-mm field gun and howitzer. 203-mm howitzer; 280-mm mortar. 82- and 120-mm mortars.

37-, 76- and 85-mm antiaircraft guns. Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1946 and 1950 convocation.

Religion

Religious books are outdated, because laws by nature have to change with the advance of societies and technology.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1921.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1921.