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4th Guards Army

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The 4th Guards Army was an elite Guards army headquarters of the Soviet Union during World War II and the postwar era. [1]

42 relations: Army general, Battle of Kursk, Battle of the Dnieper, Battle of the Korsun–Cherkassy Pocket, Budapest Offensive, Central Group of Forces, Colonel, Dmitri Shepilov, Dnieper–Carpathian Offensive, Field army, General (Germany), Georgiy Zakharov, Grigory Kulik, Ilya Smirnov, Ivan Galanin, Jassy–Kishinev Offensive, List of Soviet armies, Major general, Nikanor Zakhvatayev, Operation Spring Awakening, Order of battle, Red Army, Reserve of the Supreme High Command, Russian Guards, Soviet Army, Soviet Union, Stavka, Steppe Front, Steppe Military District, Uman–Botoșani Offensive, Vienna Offensive, Voronezh Front, World War II, 169th Training Centre (Ukraine), 22nd Mechanised Brigade (Ukraine), 24th Army (Soviet Union), 34th Guards Rifle Division, 3rd Ukrainian Front, 40th Guards Rifle Division, 4th Guards Rifle Division, 7th Guards Mountain Air Assault Division, 80th Guards Training Motor Rifle Division.

Army general

Army general is a title used in many countries to denote the rank of general nominally commanding an army in the field.

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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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Battle of the Dnieper

The Battle of the Dnieper was a military campaign that took place in 1943 on the Eastern Front of World War II.

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Battle of the Korsun–Cherkassy Pocket

The Korsun-Shevchenkovsky Offensive led to the Battle of the Korsun–Cherkasy Pocket which took place from 24 January to 16 February 1944.

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Budapest Offensive

The Budapest Offensive was the general attack by Soviet and Romanian armies against Nazi Germany and their Axis allies from Hungary.

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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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Colonel

Colonel ("kernel", abbreviated Col., Col or COL) is a senior military officer rank below the brigadier and general officer ranks.

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Dmitri Shepilov

Dmitri Trofimovich Shepilov (Дми́трий Трофи́мович Шепи́лов, Dmitrij Trofimovič Šepilov; – 18 August 1995) was a Soviet politician and Minister of Foreign Affairs who joined the abortive plot to oust Nikita Khrushchev from power in 1957.

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Dnieper–Carpathian Offensive

The Dnieper–Carpathian Offensive, also known in Soviet historical sources as the liberation of right-bank Ukraine, fought from 24 December 1943 – 17 April 1944, was a strategic offensive executed by the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Ukrainian Fronts, along with the 1st Belorussian Front, against the German Army Group South, intended to retake all of the Ukrainian and Moldovian territories occupied by Axis forces.

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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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General (Germany)

General is the highest rank of the German Army and German Air Force.

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Georgiy Zakharov

Georgiy Fedorovich Zakharov (1897–1957) was a Soviet general officer, mainly notable for his service in World War II.

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Grigory Kulik

Grigory Ivanovich Kulik (Григо́рий Ива́нович Кули́к) (9 November 1890 – 24 August 1950) was a Soviet military commander and Marshal of the Soviet Union.

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Ilya Smirnov

Ilia K Smirnov (July 30, 1887 – June 28, 1964) was a Soviet army commander.

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Ivan Galanin

Ivan Vasilievich Galanin (–12 November 1958) was a Red Army lieutenant general during World War II.

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Jassy–Kishinev Offensive

The Jassy–Kishinev Operation, named after the two major cities, Iași and Chișinău, in the staging area, was a Soviet offensive against Axis forces, which took place in Eastern Romania from 20 to 29 August 1944 during World War II.

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List of Soviet armies

An army, besides the generalized meanings of ‘a country's armed forces’ or its ‘land forces’, is a type of formation in militaries of various countries, including the Soviet Union.

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Major general

Major general (abbreviated MG, Maj. Gen. and similar) is a military rank used in many countries.

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Nikanor Zakhvatayev

Nikanor Dmitrievich Zakhvatayev (July 26, 1898 – February 15, 1963) was a Soviet general and army commander.

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Operation Spring Awakening

Operation Spring Awakening (Unternehmen Frühlingserwachen) (6 – 16 March 1945) was the last major German offensive of World War II.

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Order of battle

In modern use, the order of battle of an armed force participating in a military operation or campaign shows the hierarchical organization, command structure, strength, disposition of personnel, and equipment of units and formations of the armed force.

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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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Reserve of the Supreme High Command

The Reserve of the Supreme High Command (Russian: Резерв Верховного Главнокомандования) (also known as Stavka Reserve or RVGK) comprised formations and units which acted as the principal military reserve of the Soviet Red Army during World War II and now of the Russian Armed Forces.

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Russian Guards

Guards (гвардия) or Guards units (гвардейские части, gvardeyskiye chasti) were elite military units of Imperial Russia prior to 1917-18.

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Soviet Army

The Soviet Army (SA; Советская Армия, Sovetskaya Armiya) is the name given to the main land-based branch of the Soviet Armed Forces between February 1946 and December 1991, when it was replaced with the Russian Ground Forces, although it was not taken fully out of service until 25 December 1993.

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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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Stavka

The Stavka (Ставка) was the high command of the armed forces in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union.

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Steppe Front

The Steppe Front (Степной фронт), later the 2nd Ukrainian Front (2-й Украинский фронт), was a ''front'' of the Red Army during the Second World War.

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Steppe Military District

The Steppe Military District was a military district of the Soviet Union, formed twice.

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Uman–Botoșani Offensive

The Uman–Botoşani OffensiveTsouras, p. 244 or Uman-Botoshany Offensive (Уманско-ботошанская наступательная операция) was a part of the Dnieper–Carpathian Offensive, carried out by the Red Army in western Ukrainian SSR against the German Army Group South.

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Vienna Offensive

The Vienna Offensive was launched by the Soviet 2nd and 3rd Ukrainian Fronts in order to capture Vienna, Austria during World War II.

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Voronezh Front

The Voronezh Front (Воронежский Фронт) was a front (a military formation equivalent to army group) of the Soviet Union's Red Army during the Second World War.

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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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169th Training Centre (Ukraine)

The 169th Training Centre is a division-sized training formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces.

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22nd Mechanised Brigade (Ukraine)

The 22nd Mechanised Brigade was a formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces from 2000 to 2003.

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24th Army (Soviet Union)

The 24th Army was a field army of the Soviet Union's Red Army, formed in 1941 and active during the Second World War.

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34th Guards Rifle Division

The 34th Guards Rifle Division was a rifle division of the Red Army during World War II.

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3rd Ukrainian Front

3rd Ukrainian Front (Третій Український фронт) was a Front of the Red Army during World War II.

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40th Guards Rifle Division

The 40th Guards Rifle Division was one of a series of ten Guards rifle divisions (32nd – 41st) of the Red Army formed from airborne troops in the spring and summer of 1942 in preparation for, or in response to, the German summer offensive.

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4th Guards Rifle Division

The 4th Guards Rifle Division was formed on September 18, 1941, from the 161st Rifle Division as one of the original Guards formations of the Red Army, in recognition of that division's participation in the successful counter-offensive that drove German forces out of their positions at Yelnya.

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7th Guards Mountain Air Assault Division

The 7th Guards Mountain Air Assault Division is an elite guards division of the Russian Airborne Troops.

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80th Guards Training Motor Rifle Division

The 80th Guards Training Motor Rifle Division was a training unit of the Soviet Army during the Cold War.

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Redirects here:

4th Guards Army (Soviet Union), Fourth Guards Army (Soviet Union).

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4th_Guards_Army

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