Levich Vasiliy( Military figure, Corps Commander)
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Biography Levich Vasiliy
Levichev Vasily Nikolaevich (22.12.1891, d Pochinok Vologda - 26.11.1937), military leader, Corps Commander (1935). The son of a peasant. Educated in the teachers' seminary. Peterhof school ensigns (1915) and the Military-academic courses, the higher command (1923). Participant 1-st World War, Captain. In 1917, a member of the Divisional Committee, elected commander of the 16 th Infantry Regiment, a special. In 1919 joined the RKP (b), and in April. 1919 - the Red Army. In 1919, Vologda provincial Commissar. In 1920-22 Assistant to the Kiev district commissar, early. Kiev military sector. In 1924-27 Assistant, Deputy. beg., beginning. General Directorate of the Red Army. In 1928-29, the Corps Commander. In 1930, Deputy. early. Staff of the Red Army and the beginning. General Directorate of the Red Army, executive editor of the journal "Military Journal. Since 1931 Deputy. early. Staff RKKA. In 1933, sent a military attache in Germany. Established a close connection with the command of the Reichswehr. In 1934 he returned to the post of Deputy. early. Staff of the Red Army, while a member of the Military Council of the People's Commissar of Defense. Sent to the sanatorium, where arrested 5/6/1937. Pleaded guilty to involvement in "anti-Soviet, Trotskyist, military-fascist conspiracy" and that was Germany's spy, 26.11.1937 and sentenced to death. Shot. In 1956, rehabilitated.