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

25 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, Soviet Union, Stavka, Svir River, Vyborg–Petrozavodsk Offensive, Winter War, Yakovlev, 10th Tank Corps, 138th Rifle Division (Soviet Union), 24th Motor Rifle Division, 55th Composite Aviation Division.

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

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Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east; Estonia lies to the south across the Gulf of Finland.

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

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

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

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

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The Northern Front (Северный фронт) was a front of the Red Army during the Second World War.

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Operation Barbarossa (German: Unternehmen Barbarossa) was the code name for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II, which began on 22 June 1941.

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The Workers' and Peasants' Red Army (Рабоче-крестьянская Красная армия; РККА, or Raboche-krest'yanskaya Krasnaya armiya: RKKA, frequently shortened in Russian to Красная aрмия; KA, in English: Red Army) 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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A rifle corps (стрелковый корпус, strelkovyy korpus) was a Soviet corps-level military formation during the mid-twentieth century.

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The Russian Airborne Troops or VDV (from "Vozdushno-desantnye voyska", Russian: Воздушно-десантные войска, ВДВ; Air-landing Forces) is a military branch of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

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The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (a) abbreviated to USSR (r) or shortened to the Soviet Union (p), was a Marxist–Leninist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991.

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Stavka (Ставка) is the term used to refer to the high command of the armed forces in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union.

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The Svir is a river in Podporozhsky, Lodeynopolsky, and Volkhovsky districts in the north-east of Leningrad Oblast, Russia.

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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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The Winter War (Talvisota, Vinterkriget, r) was a military conflict between the Soviet Union and Finland in 1939–1940.

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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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The 10th Tank Corps was a Soviet tank corps of the Red Army formed in April 1942.

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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.

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

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Seventh Army (Soviet Union).


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

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