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240th Fighter Aviation Division

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The 240th Fighter Aviation Division (240 IAD) was a fighter aircraft formation of the Soviet Air Forces during World War II. [1]

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Barysaw

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Battle of Berlin

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Battle of Königsberg

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Battle of Memel

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Battle of Smolensk (1943)

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Berezina River

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Black Sea Fleet

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Demyansk Pocket

The Demyansk Pocket (Festung Demjansk or Kessel von Demjansk; Демя́нский котёл) was the name given to the pocket of German troops encircled by the Red Army around Demyansk, south of Leningrad, during World War II on the Eastern Front.

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East Prussian Offensive

The East Prussian Offensive was a strategic offensive by the Soviet Red Army against the German Wehrmacht on the Eastern Front (World War II).

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Fighter aircraft

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Guards unit

Guards units are elite units and formations in the armed forces of the former Soviet Union and currently in the armed forces of Belarus and Russia.

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Gumbinnen Operation

The Gumbinnen Operation,Glantz, Failures of Historiography also known as the Goldap Operation (or Goldap-Gumbinnen Operation, Гумбиннен-Гольдапская наступательная операция), was a Soviet offensive on the Eastern Front late in 1944, in which forces of the 3rd Belorussian Front attempted to penetrate the borders of East Prussia.

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Kalinin Front

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Kaunas Offensive

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Leningrad Front

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Maksatikha

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Mărculești Air Force Base

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Mikhail Gorbachev

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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15

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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17

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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21

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Minsk

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Minsk Offensive

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Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic

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Operation Bagration

Operation Bagration (Операция Багратио́н, Operatsiya Bagration) was the codename for the Soviet 1944 Belorussian Strategic Offensive Operation, (Белорусская наступательная операция «Багратион», Belorusskaya nastupatelnaya Operatsiya Bagration) a military campaign fought between 22 June and 19 August 1944 in Soviet Byelorussia in the Eastern Front of World War II.

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Order of Suvorov

The Order of Suvorov (Russian Орден Суворова) is a military decoration of the Russian Federation named in honor of Russian Field Marshal Count Alexander Suvorov (1729–1800).

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Order of the Red Banner

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Rzhev

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Samland Offensive

The Samland Offensive was a Soviet offensive on the Eastern Front in the final stages of World War II.

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Saratov

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Siege of Leningrad

The Siege of Leningrad (also known as the Leningrad Blockade (Блокада Ленинграда, transliteration: Blokada Leningrada) and the 900-Day Siege) was a prolonged military blockade undertaken from the south by the Army Group North of Nazi Germany and the Finnish Army in the north, against Leningrad, historically and currently known as Saint Petersburg, in the Eastern Front theatre of World War II.

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Soviet Air Forces

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Tactical nuclear weapon

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Vilnius Offensive

The Vilnius Offensive (Вильнюсская наступательная операция) occurred as part of the third phase of Operation Bagration, the great summer offensive by the Red Army against the Wehrmacht in June and July, 1944.

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Vitebsk–Orsha Offensive

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Yakovlev Yak-3

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Yakovlev Yak-7

The Yakovlev Yak-7 (Яковлев Як-7) was developed from the earlier Yak-1 fighter, initially as a trainer but converted into a fighter.

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Yakovlev Yak-9

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16th Air Army

The 16th Red Banner Air Army (16-я воздушная Краснознамённая армия) was the most important formation of the Special Purpose Command.

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1st Air Army

The 1st Air Army (1-я воздушная армия) was an Air Army in the Soviet Air Force which served during World War II.

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1st Baltic Front

The First Baltic Front was a major formation of the Red Army during the Second World War.

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1st Belorussian Front

The 1st Belorussian Front (Першы Беларускі фронт, alternative spellings are 1st Byelorussian Front and 1st Belarusian Front) was a major formation of the Soviet Army during World War II, being equivalent to a Western army group.

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24th Air Army

The 24th Air Army was an Air army of the Soviet Air Forces, active from 1980, and probably inactivated in 1992.

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2nd Belorussian Front

The 2nd Belorussian Front (2-і Беларускі фронт, alternative spellings are 2nd Byelorussian Front and 2nd Belarusian Front) (2BF) was a military formation of Army group size of the Soviet Army during the Second World War.

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3rd Air Army

3rd Air Army (3 VA) was an Air Army of the Soviet Armed Forces during the Second World War.

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3rd Belorussian Front

The 3rd Belorussian Front (alternative spellings are 3rd Byelorussian Front and 3rd Belarusian Front) was a Front of the Red Army during the Second World War.

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4th Air and Air Defence Forces Army

The 4th Air and Air Defence Forces Army is an army of the Russian Air Force, part of the Southern Military District and headquartered in Rostov-on-Don.

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5th Air Army

The 5th Air Army was an air army of the Soviet Air Forces and later the Ukrainian Air Force.

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6th Air Army

The 6th Air Army was an air army of the Red Army's Air Force during the Second World War and from 1946-1949.

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76th Air Army

The 76th Air Army was a unit of the Soviet Air Forces from 1949–1980, and again from 1988-98.

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86th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment

The 86th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment (Military Unit Number 06858; 86th Gv. (Guards) IAP) was an aviation regiment of the Soviet Air Forces, and after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the main formation of the Moldovan Air Force.

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Redirects here:

119th Fighter Aviation Division.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/240th_Fighter_Aviation_Division

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