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1st Airborne Corps (Soviet Union)

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The 1st Airborne Corps was an airborne corps of the Red Army during World War II. [1]

24 relations: Army Group South, Battle of Demyansk (1943), Battle of Kiev (1941), Battle of Moscow, Battle of Stalingrad, Kiev, Lyubertsy, Matvei Usenko, Operation Barbarossa, Red Army, Russian Airborne Troops, Rzhev, Saratov, Southwestern Front (Soviet Union), Viktor Zholudev, Western Front (Soviet Union), World War II, 242nd Training Centre, 2nd Airborne Corps (Soviet Union), 32nd Guards Tank Division, 37th Guards Rifle Division, 3rd Airborne Corps (Soviet Union), 5th Red Banner Army, 6th Army (Soviet Union).

Army Group South

Army Group South (Heeresgruppe Süd) was the name of two German Army Groups during World War II.

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Battle of Demyansk (1943)

The Battle of Demyansk was part of the Soviet offensive Operation Polyarnaya Zvezda (Operation Polar Star) against Axis forces which took place in Demyansk from 15 to 28 February 1943.

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Battle of Kiev (1941)

The First Battle of Kiev was the German name for the operation that resulted in a very large encirclement of Soviet troops in the vicinity of Kiev during World War II.

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Battle of Moscow

The Battle of Moscow (translit) was a military campaign that consisted of two periods of strategically significant fighting on a sector of the Eastern Front during World War II.

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Battle of Stalingrad

The Battle of Stalingrad (23 August 1942 – 2 February 1943) was the largest confrontation of World War II, in which Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd) in Southern Russia.

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Kiev

Kiev or Kyiv (Kyiv; Kiyev; Kyjev) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper.

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Lyubertsy

Lyubertsy (p) is a city and the administrative center of Lyuberetsky District in Moscow Oblast, Russia.

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Matvei Usenko

Matvei Alekseevich Usenko (Матвей Алексеевич Усенко;, – May 12, 1943) was a major general of the Red Army during the Second World War.

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Operation Barbarossa

Operation Barbarossa (German: Unternehmen Barbarossa) was the code name for the Axis invasion of the Soviet Union, which started on Sunday, 22 June 1941, during World War II.

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Red Army

The Workers' and Peasants' Red Army (Рабоче-крестьянская Красная армия (РККА), Raboche-krest'yanskaya Krasnaya armiya (RKKA), frequently shortened in Russian to Красная aрмия (КА), Krasnaya armiya (KA), in English: Red Army, also in critical literature and folklore of that epoch – Red Horde, Army of Work) was the army and the air force of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, and, after 1922, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

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Russian Airborne Troops

The Russian Airborne Troops or VDV (from "Vozdushno-desantnye voyska Rossii", Russian: Воздушно-десантные войска России, ВДВ; Air-landing Forces) is a military branch of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

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Rzhev

Rzhev (p) is a town in Tver Oblast, Russia, located southwest of Staritsa and from Tver, on the highway and railway connecting Moscow and Riga.

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Saratov

Saratov (p) is a city and the administrative center of Saratov Oblast, Russia, and a major port on the Volga River located upstream (north) of Volgograd.

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Southwestern Front (Soviet Union)

The Southwestern Front was a name given to a Front (or Army group sized military formation) by the Imperial Russian Army during the First World War, by the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic during the Russian Civil War, and by the Red Army during the Second World War.

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Viktor Zholudev

Viktor Grigoryevich Zholudev (Russian: Виктор Григорьевич Жолудев; 22 March 1905 – 21 July 1944) was a Red Army major general and posthumous Hero of the Soviet Union.

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Western Front (Soviet Union)

The Western Front was a front of the Red Army, one of the Red Army Fronts during World War II.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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242nd Training Centre

The 242nd Training Centre of the Airborne Forces (242 TC VDV) is a brigade-sized training formation of the Russian Airborne Troops.

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2nd Airborne Corps (Soviet Union)

The 2nd Airborne Corps was a corps of the Red Army during World War II.

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32nd Guards Tank Division

The 32nd Guards Tank Division was a tank formation of the Soviet Army/Soviet Ground Forces.

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37th Guards Rifle Division

The 37th Guards Rifle Division was an infantry division of the Red Army which fought during World War II.

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3rd Airborne Corps (Soviet Union)

The 3rd Airborne Corps was an airborne corps of the Red Army in World War II.

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5th Red Banner Army

The 5th Red Banner Army is a Russian Ground Forces formation in the Far East Military District.

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6th Army (Soviet Union)

The 6th Army was a field army of the Soviet Red Army formed four times during World War II and active with the Russian Ground Forces until 1998.

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Redirects here:

1st Airborne Brigade (Soviet Union).

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1st_Airborne_Corps_(Soviet_Union)

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