11 relations: Battle of Kiev (1941), Kharkov Military District, Konotop, Mikhail Tikhonov, Operation Barbarossa, Putyvl, Red Army, Taman Peninsula, World War II, 32nd Guards Motor Rifle Division, 40th Army (Soviet Union).
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.
The Kharkov Military District was a military district of the Russian Empire, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, and the Soviet Union.
Konotop (or; Конотоп) is a city in Sumy Oblast in northern Ukraine.
Mikhail Fyodorovich Tikhonov (Russian: Михаил Фёдорович Тихонов; 11 November 1900 – 11 February 1971) was a Red Army lieutenant general and Hero of the Soviet Union.
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.
Putyvl′ or Putivl′ (p) is a city in north-east Ukraine, in Sumy Oblast.
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.
The Taman Peninsula (Тама́нский полуо́стров, Tamanskiy poluostrov) is a peninsula in the present-day Krasnodar Krai of Russia, which borders the Sea of Azov to the North, the Strait of Kerch to the West and the Black Sea to the South.
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.
The 32nd Guards Motor Rifle Division was an mechanised infantry division of the Soviet Ground Forces.
The 40th Army of the Soviet Union's Soviet Army was an army-level command that participated in World War II from 1941 to 1945 and was reformed specifically for the Soviet War in Afghanistan from 1979 to circa 1990.