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7th Army (Soviet Union)

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The Soviet Red Army's 7th Army first saw action in the 1939–40 Winter War against Finland. [1]

33 relations: Alexey Nikolayevich Krutikov, Finland, Finnish reconquest of Ladoga Karelia (1941), Fortified district, Karelia, Karelian Front, Kirill Meretskov, Lake Ladoga, Lake Onega, Leningrad Military District, Northern Front (Soviet Union), Operation Barbarossa, Red Army, Rifle corps (Soviet Union), Russian Airborne Troops, Sergei Trofimenko, Soviet Union, Stavka, Svir River, Vyborg–Petrozavodsk Offensive, Winter War, Yakovlev, 10th Tank Corps, 138th Rifle Division (Soviet Union), 142nd Rifle Division (Soviet Union), 19th Rifle Corps, 24th Mechanized Brigade (Ukraine), 37th Guards Airborne Corps, 4th Rifle Corps, 50th Rifle Corps, 55th Mixed Aviation Division, 70th Rifle Division, 9th Guards Army.

Alexey Nikolayevich Krutikov

Alexey Nikolayevich Krutikov (20 July 1895 - 23 April 1949) was a Soviet military leader.

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Finland

Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.

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Finnish reconquest of Ladoga Karelia (1941)

The Finnish reconquest of Ladoga Karelia (1941) refers to a military campaign carried out by Finland in 1941.

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Fortified district

A fortified district or fortified region (Укреплённый район, Укрепрайон, ukreplyonny raion, ukrepraion) in the military terminology of the Soviet Union, is a territory within which a complex system of defense fortifications was engineered.

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Karelia

Karelia (Karelian, Finnish and Estonian: Karjala; Карелия, Kareliya; Karelen), the land of the Karelian peoples, is an area in Northern Europe of historical significance for Finland, Russia, and Sweden.

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Karelian Front

The Karelian Front was a front (a formation of Army Group size) of the Soviet Union's Red Army during World War II, and operated in Karelia.

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Kirill Meretskov

Kirill Afanasievich Meretskov (Кири́лл Афана́сьевич Мерецко́в; June 7, 1897 – December 30, 1968) was a Soviet military commander.

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Lake Ladoga

Lake Ladoga (p or p; Laatokka;; Ladog, Ladoganjärv) is a freshwater lake located in the Republic of Karelia and Leningrad Oblast in northwestern Russia, in the vicinity of Saint Petersburg.

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Lake Onega

Lake Onega (also known as Onego, p; Ääninen or Äänisjärvi; Oniegu or Oniegu-järve; Änine or Änižjärv) is a lake in the north-west European part of Russia, located on the territory of Republic of Karelia, Leningrad Oblast and Vologda Oblast.

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Leningrad Military District

The Leningrad Military District was a military district of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

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Northern Front (Soviet Union)

The Northern Front (Северный фронт) was a front 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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Rifle corps (Soviet Union)

A rifle corps (translit) was a Soviet corps-level military formation during the mid-twentieth century.

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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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Sergei Trofimenko

Jozef Pilsudski Sergei G. Trofimenko (10 (22) September 1899 in Ryovny – 16 October 1953 in Moscow) was a Soviet military commander, active in the Russian Civil War and Second World War.

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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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Svir River

The Svir (Veps:, Karelian/Finnish: Syväri) is a river in Podporozhsky, Lodeynopolsky, and Volkhovsky districts in the north-east of Leningrad Oblast, Russia.

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Vyborg–Petrozavodsk Offensive

The Vyborg–Petrozavodsk Offensive or Karelian offensive was a strategic operation by the Soviet Leningrad and Karelian Fronts against Finland on the Karelian Isthmus and East Karelia fronts of the Continuation War, on the Eastern Front of World War II.

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Winter War

The Winter War was a military conflict between the Soviet Union (USSR) and Finland.

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Yakovlev

The JSC A.S. Yakovlev Design Bureau (ОАО Опытно-конструкторское бюро им.) is a Russian aircraft designer and manufacturer (design office prefix Yak).

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10th Tank Corps

The 10th Tank Corps was a Soviet tank corps of the Red Army, formed twice.

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138th Rifle Division (Soviet Union)

The 138th Rifle Division began service as a standard Red Army rifle division, was converted to serve for two years as a mountain rifle division, then back to a rifle division. The division played a leading role in defending the Barricades ordnance factory in the Battle of Stalingrad, for which it was raised to Guards status as the 70th Guards Rifle Division. A new 138th was raised a few months later and fought through Ukraine and the Carpathian Mountains of Czechoslovakia from August 1943 to May 1945.

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142nd Rifle Division (Soviet Union)

The 142nd Rifle Division began service in August, 1939 as a standard Red Army rifle division, which participated in the Winter War against Finland.

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19th Rifle Corps

The 19th Rifle Corps was a corps of the Soviet Red Army.

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24th Mechanized Brigade (Ukraine)

The 24th Mechanized Brigade is a mechanized brigade of the Ukrainian Ground Forces, based at Yavoriv in the west of Ukraine.

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37th Guards Airborne Corps

The 37th Guards Airborne Corps was a Red Army airborne corps.

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4th Rifle Corps

The 4th Rifle Corps was a corps of the Red Army, active from the 1920s.

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50th Rifle Corps

The 50th Rifle Corps was a corps of the Soviet Red Army.

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55th Mixed Aviation Division

The 55th Mixed Aviation Division was an Aviation Division of the Soviet Air Forces during World War II.

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70th Rifle Division

The 70th Rifle Division was an infantry division of the Red Army and briefly of the Soviet Army, formed twice.

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9th Guards Army

The 9th Guards Army was a field army of the Red Army during World War II, which fought in the Vienna Offensive and the Prague Offensive at the end of the war.

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Redirects here:

Seventh Army (Soviet Union).

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7th_Army_(Soviet_Union)

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