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The 20th Guards Army (originally designated as the 4th Tank Army, 4th Guards Tank Army in 1945, 4th Guards Mechanised Army in 1946, and the 20th Guards Army in 1960 within the Soviet Red Army) is a field army. [1]

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Albert Makashov

Colonel General Albert Mikhailovich Makashov (Альберт Михайлович Макашóв; born 12 June 1938) is a Russian officer and a nationalist-communist politician.

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Aleksandr Petrovich Chumakov

Aleksandr Petrovich Chumakov (born on 26 November 1941) is a retired Belarusian Army colonel general and former Minister of Defence of Belarus.

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Aleksandr Postnikov

Aleksandr Nikolayevich Postnikov-Streltsov (Александр Николаевич Постников-Стрельцов; born 23 February 1957) is the former commander-in-chief of the Russian Ground Forces (since January 2010).

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Armoured warfare

Armoured warfare, mechanised warfare or tank warfare is the use of armoured fighting vehicles in modern warfare.

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Battle of Berlin

The Battle of Berlin, designated the Berlin Strategic Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union, and also known as the Fall of Berlin, was the final major offensive of the European theatre of World War II.

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Battle of Kursk

The Battle of Kursk was a Second World War engagement between German and Soviet forces on the Eastern Front near Kursk (south-west of Moscow) in the Soviet Union, during July and August 1943.

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Berlin

Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.

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Bernau bei Berlin

Bernau bei Berlin (English Bernau by Berlin, commonly named Bernau) is a German town in the Barnim district.

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Bolkhov

Bolkhov (Бо́лхов) is a town and the administrative center of Bolkhovsky District in Oryol Oblast, Russia, located on the Nugr River (Oka's tributary), from Oryol, the administrative center of the oblast.

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Central Group of Forces

The Central Group of Forces was a formation of the Soviet Armed Forces used to control Soviet troops in Central Europe on two occasions: in Austria and Hungary from 1945-55 and troops stationed in Czechoslovakia after the Prague Spring of 1968.

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Chebarkul

Chebarkul (Чебарку́ль) is a town in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia, located on the shores of Lake Chebarkul, west of Chelyabinsk, the administrative center of the oblast.

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Dmitry Lelyushenko

Dmitry Danilovich Lelyushenko (Дми́трий Дани́лович Лелюше́нко; (– July 20, 1987) was a Soviet military commander, Army General (1959). Twice the Hero of the Soviet Union (April 7, 1940 and April 5, 1945), Hero of Czechoslovakia (May 30, 1970). Member of the CPSU from 1924. Born in Rostov Oblast, ethnically Ukrainian. In 1941, during the first months of the Great Patriotic War, Dmitry Danilovich Lelyushenko became a strong influence during the defence of Moscow against the German invasion. His subsequent battlefield commands were largely successful and his final actions in 1945 involved directing forces during the Red Army’s attacks on both Berlin and Prague.

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Don Front

The Don Front was a front (military formation) of the Soviet Union's Red Army during the Second World War.

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Eberswalde

Eberswalde is a major town and the administrative seat of the district Barnim in the German Federal State (Bundesland) of Brandenburg, about 50 km northeast of Berlin.

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Far Eastern Front

The Far Eastern Front was a front — a level of military formation that is equivalent to army group — of the Soviet Army during the Russian Civil War and the Second World War.

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Field army

A field army (or numbered army or simply army) is a military formation in many armed forces, composed of two or more corps and may be subordinate to an army group.

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Group of Soviet Forces in Germany

The Group of Soviet Forces in Germany (1954–1988) (Группа советских войск в Германии, ГСВГ), also known as the Group of Soviet Occupation Forces in Germany (1945–1954) and the Western Group of Forces (1988–1994) were the troops of the Soviet Army in East Germany.

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Jüterbog

Jüterbog is a historic village in north-eastern Germany, in the Teltow-Fläming district of Brandenburg.

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John Erickson (historian)

John Erickson FRSE FBA FRSA (17 April 1929 in South Shields – 10 February 2002 in Edinburgh) was a British historian and defence expert who wrote extensively on the Second World War. His two best-known books – The Road to Stalingrad and The Road to Berlin – dealt with the Soviet response to the German invasion of the Soviet Union, covering the period from 1941 to 1945. He was respected for his knowledge of Russia during the Cold War. His Russian language skills and knowledge gained him respect.

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Karlshorst

Karlshorst (literally meaning Karl's nest) is a locality in the borough of Lichtenberg in Berlin.

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Kolomna

Kolomna (p) is an ancient city of Moscow Oblast, Russia, situated at the confluence of the Moskva and Oka Rivers, (by rail) southeast of Moscow.

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Konstantin Rokossovsky

Konstantin Konstantinovich (Xaverevich) Rokossovsky (December 21, 1896 – August 3, 1968) was a Soviet officer of Polish origin who became Marshal of the Soviet Union, Marshal of Poland and served as Poland's Defence Minister from 1949 until his removal in 1956 during the Polish October.

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Krampnitz

Krampnitz Kaserne was a military complex, in Fahrland, Potsdam, created by the Germans during the rearmament period.

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Krasnaya Zvezda

Krasnaya Zvezda (Кра́сная звезда́, literally "Red Star") is an official newspaper of Soviet and later Russian Ministry of Defence.

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Kursk

Kursk (p) is a city and the administrative center of Kursk Oblast, Russia, located at the confluence of the Kur, Tuskar, and Seym Rivers.

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Moscow Military District

The Moscow Military District was a military district of the Soviet Armed Forces and the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

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North Western Operational Command

The North Western Operational Command (SZOK) is a command of the Belarus Ground Forces.

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Operation Kutuzov

Operation Kutuzov was the first of the two counteroffensives launched by the Red Army as part of the Kursk Strategic Offensive Operation.

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Pavel Batov

Pavel Ivanovich Batov (Павел Иванович Батов; – April 19, 1985) was a senior Red Army general during the Second World War and afterwards, twice Hero of the Soviet Union.

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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 Ground Forces

The Ground Forces of the Russian Federation (r) are the land forces of the Russian Armed Forces, formed from parts of the collapsing Soviet Army in 1992.

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Silesian Offensives

The Silesian Offensives were two separate offensives conducted in February and March 1945 by the Soviet Red Army against the Wehrmacht on the Eastern Front in World War II during the push to Berlin.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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Stalingrad Front

The Stalingrad Front was a front, a military unit encompassing several armies, of the Soviet Union's Red Army during the Second World War.

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Surface-to-air missile

A surface-to-air missile (SAM, pronunced), or ground-to-air missile (GTAM, pronounced), is a missile designed to be launched from the ground to destroy aircraft or other missiles.

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Tver

Tver (p; IPA: tvʲerʲi) is a city and the administrative center of Tver Oblast, Russia.

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Vasily Badanov

Vasily Mikhaylovich Badanov (Васи́лий Миха́йлович Бада́нов; 14 December 18951 April 1971) was a Soviet military officer and general, best known for his leadership in the Tatsinskaya Raid (1942) and subsequent command of the 4th Tank Army (1943–1944).

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Vedomosti

Vedomosti (p, "The Record") is a Russian-language business daily published in Moscow.

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Vladimir Arkhipov

Vladimir Mikhailovich Arkhipov (Russian: Владимир Миха́йлович Архи́пов; 1 June 1933 – 27 October 2004) was a Soviet army general and politician.

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Vogelsang, Zehdenick

Vogelsang is a village, one of the thirteen districts of the city of Zehdenick in the Oberhavel district, in Brandenburg, Germany.

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Voronezh

Voronezh (p) is a city and the administrative center of Voronezh Oblast, Russia, straddling the Voronezh River and located from where it flows into the Don.

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Western Military District

The Western Military District (Russian: Западный военный округ) is a military district of Russia.

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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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XXXXVIII Panzer Corps

XXXXVIII Panzer Corps (also: XXXXVIII Army Corp or XXXXVIII. Armeekorps), was a corps-level formation of the German Army which saw extensive action on both the eastern and western fronts during World War II.

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Yelnya, Yelninsky District, Smolensk Oblast

Yelnya (Е́льня) is a town and the administrative center of Yelninsky District in Smolensk Oblast, Russia, located on the Desna River, from Smolensk, the administrative center of the oblast.

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10th Guards Uralsko-Lvovskaya Tank Division

The 10th Guards Uralsko-Lvovskaya Volunteer Tank Division, also known at the Ural-Lvov Tank Division, is a tank division of the Russian Ground Forces and part of the Moscow Military District's 20th Guards Army.

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11th Guards Army (Soviet Union)

The 11th Guards Army was a Soviet field army active from 1943 to 1997, which traces its origins to the formation of the Soviet 16th Army in June–July 1940.

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18th Rifle Division (Soviet Union)

The 18th Rifle Division was an infantry division of the Soviet Union's Red Army during the Russian Civil War, Polish–Soviet War, Winter War and World War II.

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1st Guards Tank Army (Russia)

The 1st Guards Tank Army is a tank army of the Russian Ground Forces.

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1st Mechanized Corps (Soviet Union)

The 1st Mechanized Corps was a formation in the Soviet Red Army during World War II.

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27th Rocket Brigade

The 27th Rocket Brigade was a Tactical ballistic missile brigade of the Soviet Army from 1961 to 1991.

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28th Army (Soviet Union)

The 28th Army was a field army of the Red Army and the Soviet Ground Forces, formed three times in 1941–42 and active during the postwar period for many years in the Belorussian Military District.

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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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3rd Motor Rifle Division

The 3rd Motor Rifle Division is a Guards motorized infantry division of the Russian Ground Forces.

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448th Rocket Brigade

The 448th Rocket Brigade is a Tactical ballistic missile brigade of the Russian Ground Forces.

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49th Anti-Aircraft Rocket Brigade

The 49th Anti-Aircraft Rocket Brigade is a Surface-to-air missile brigade of the Russian Ground Forces.

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58th Army (Russia)

The 58th Army (Russian: 58-я армия) is a field army; first of the Soviet Union's Red Army and subsequently (since 1995) of the Russian Ground Forces.

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5th Guards Motor Rifle Division

The 5th Guards Zimovnikovskaya order Kutuzov II degree Motor Rifle Division, (Military Unit Number (V/Ch) 51852 from 1979) named on the 60th anniversary of the USSR, was a military formation of the Soviet Ground Forces.

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68th Army Corps (Russia)

The 68th Army Corps is an army corps of the Russian Ground Forces' Eastern Military District, stationed in Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands, with its headquarters at Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

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6th Army (Wehrmacht)

The 6th Army, a field-army unit of the German Wehrmacht during World War II (1939-1945), has become widely remembered for its destruction by the Red Army at the Battle of Stalingrad in the winter of 1942/43.

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6th Separate Guards Motor Rifle Brigade

The 6th Separate Guards Motor Rifle Brigade was a Soviet Army mechanized infantry brigade, stationed in East Berlin during the Cold War, from 1962 to 1989.

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6th Tank Brigade (Russia)

The 6th Separate Tank Brigade is a formation of the Russian Ground Forces.

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90th Guards Lvov Tank Division (1985–1997)

The 90th Guards Tank Division was a division of the Soviet Army, and then of the Russian Ground Forces.

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90th Guards Rifle Division

The 90th Guards Rifle Vitebsk Division was an infantry division of the Red Army during World War II.

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9th Guards Motor Rifle Division

The 9th Guards Motor Rifle Division was a Soviet Army unit initially formed as a tank corps in April 1942.

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Redirects here:

20th Guards Army (Russia), 4th Guards Tank Army, 4th Guards Tank Army (Soviet Union), 4th Tank Army (Soviet Union), Soviet Fourth Guards Tank Army.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/20th_Guards_Army

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