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8th Army (Soviet Union)

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The 8th Army was a field army of the Soviet Red Army during the Second World War. [1]

68 relations: Air supremacy, Šiauliai, Baltic Fleet, Baltic Military District, Battle for Narva Bridgehead, Battle of Kollaa, Battle of Narva (1944), Battle of Tannenberg Line, Battle of Tolvajärvi, Brigade, Division (military), Eastern Front (World War II), Estonia, Field army, Grigori Shtern, Ivan Khabarov, Joensuu, Karelia, Kirov, Kirov Oblast, Kliment Voroshilov, Kollaa River, Lake Ladoga, Lake Peipus, Lake Tolvayarvi, Lake Yaglyayarvi, Latvia, Leningrad Front, Leningrad Military District, Lomonosov, Russia, Minister of Defence (Soviet Union), Moonsund Landing Operation, Narva Offensive (July 1944), Neva River, Northern Front (Soviet Union), Northwestern Front, Novosibirsk, Operation Barbarossa, Pyotr Sobennikov, Red Army, Ridge, Rifle corps (Soviet Union), Siberian Military District, Siege of Leningrad, Sortavala, Soviet Union, Tallinn, Tallinn Offensive, Veliky Novgorod, Vladimir Kurdyumov, Volkhov, ..., Volkhov Front, Wehrmacht, West Estonian archipelago, Winter War, World War II, 10th Rifle Corps, 10th Rifle Division (Soviet Union), 11th Army (Soviet Union), 11th Rifle Corps, 11th Rifle Division, 12th Mechanized Corps (Soviet Union), 139th Rifle Division (Soviet Union), 20th Guards Motor Rifle Division, 22nd Motor Rifle Division NKVD, 2nd Shock Army, 4th Panzer Army, 54th Army (Soviet Union), 92nd Mechanized Brigade (Ukraine). Expand index (18 more) »

Air supremacy

Air supremacy is a position in war where a side holds complete control of air warfare and air power over opposing forces.

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Šiauliai

Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 107,086.

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Baltic Fleet

The Baltic Fleet (Балтийский флот) is the fleet of the Russian Navy in the Baltic Sea.

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Baltic Military District

The Baltic Military District was a military district of the Soviet armed forces in the occupied Baltic states, formed briefly before the German invasion during the World War II.

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Battle for Narva Bridgehead

This is a sub-article to Battle of Narva. The Battle of Narva Bridgehead (Estonian: Narva lahingud; German: Schlacht um den Brückenkopf von Narva; Russian: Битва за плацдарм Нарва; 2 February – 26 July 1944) was the campaign that stalled the Soviet Estonian Operation in the surroundings of the town of Narva for six months.

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Battle of Kollaa

The Battle of Kollaa was fought from December 7, 1939, to March 13, 1940, in Ladoga's Karelia, Finland, as a part of the Soviet-Finnish Winter War.

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Battle of Narva (1944)

The Battle of Narva was a military campaign between the German Army Detachment "Narwa" and the Soviet Leningrad Front fought for possession of the strategically important Narva Isthmus on 2 February – 10 August 1944 during World War II.

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Battle of Tannenberg Line

This is a sub-article to Battle of Narva (1944). The Battle of Tannenberg Line (Die Schlacht um die Tannenbergstellung; Sinimägede lahing; Битва за линию «Танненберг») was a military engagement between the German Army Detachment Narwa and the Soviet Leningrad Front.

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Battle of Tolvajärvi

The Battle of Tolvajärvi (Tolvajärven–Ägläjärven taistelu, Битва при Толваярви) was fought on 12 December 1939 between Finland and the Soviet Union.

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Brigade

A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.

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Division (military)

A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.

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Eastern Front (World War II)

The Eastern Front of World War II was a theatre of conflict between the European Axis powers and co-belligerent Finland against the Soviet Union, Poland and other Allies, which encompassed Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northeast Europe (Baltics), and Southeast Europe (Balkans) from 22 June 1941 to 9 May 1945.

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Estonia

Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe.

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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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Grigori Shtern

Grigori Mihailovich Shtern (Григорий Михайлович Штерн, 24 July (6 August) 1900 – 28 October 1941) was a Soviet officer in the Red Army and military advisor during the Spanish Civil War.

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Ivan Khabarov

Ivan Nikitich Khabarov (Иван Никитич Хабаров 12 November 1888, in Ryazan Oblast – 1960) was a Soviet Army Commander during World War II.

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Joensuu

Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland.

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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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Kirov, Kirov Oblast

Kirov (p), formerly known as Vyatka (Вя́тка) and Khlynov (Хлы́нов), is a city and the administrative center of Kirov Oblast, Russia, located on the Vyatka River.

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Kliment Voroshilov

Kliment Yefremovich Voroshilov (Kliment Jefremovič Vorošilov; Климент Охрімович Ворошилов, Klyment Okhrimovyč Vorošylov), popularly known as Klim Voroshilov (Клим Вороши́лов, Klim Vorošilov) (4 February 1881 – 2 December 1969), was a prominent Soviet military officer and politician during the Stalin era.

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Kollaa River

The Kollaa River (Колласйоки, Kollaanjoki or Kollasjoki) is a long river in the Republic of Karelia, Russia.

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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 Peipus

Lake Peipus (Peipsi-Pihkva järv; Псковско-Чудское озеро (Pskovsko-Chudskoe ozero), Peipussee), the largest transboundary lake in Europe, lies on the border between Estonia and Russia.

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Lake Tolvayarvi

Lake Tolvajärvi (Толваярви; Tolvajärvi) is a group of lakes in the Republic of Karelia, in the Ladoga Karelia.

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Lake Yaglyayarvi

Lake Yaglyayarvi (Ягляярви; Ägläjärvi) is a multibranching lake in the Republic of Karelia, in the Ladoga Karelia.

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Latvia

Latvia (or; Latvija), officially the Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika), is a sovereign state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.

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Leningrad Front

The Leningrad Front (Ленинградский фронт) was formed during the 1941 German approach on Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg) by dividing the Northern Front into the Leningrad Front and Karelian Front on August 27, 1941.

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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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Lomonosov, Russia

Lomonosov (Ломоно́сов; before 1948: Oranienbaum, Ораниенба́ум) is a municipal town in Petrodvortsovy District of the federal city of Saint Petersburg, Russia, located on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland, west of Saint Petersburg proper.

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Minister of Defence (Soviet Union)

The Minister of Defence of the Soviet Union refers to the head of the Ministry of Defence who was responsible for defence of the communist Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic from 1917 to 1922 and the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1991.

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Moonsund Landing Operation

The Moonsund Landing Operation (Моонзундская десантная операция; Lääne-Eesti saarte kaitsmine), also known as the Moonzund landing operation, was an amphibious operation and offensive by the Red Army during World War II, taking place in late 1944.

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Narva Offensive (July 1944)

This is a sub-article to Battle of Narva (1944). The Narva Offensive was a campaign fought between the German army detachment "Narwa" and the Soviet Leningrad Front for the city of Narva in 24–30 July 1944.

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Neva River

The Neva (Нева́) is a river in northwestern Russia flowing from Lake Ladoga through the western part of Leningrad Oblast (historical region of Ingria) to the Neva Bay of the Gulf of Finland.

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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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Northwestern Front

The Northwestern Front (Russian: Северо-Западный фронт) was a military formation of the Red Army during the Winter War and World War II.

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Novosibirsk

Novosibirsk (p) is the third-most populous city in Russia after Moscow and St. Petersburg.

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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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Pyotr Sobennikov

Pyotr Sobennikov (13 July 1894 – 1960) was a Soviet general and Army commander.

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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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Ridge

A ridge or mountain ridge are geological features consisting of a chain of mountains or hills that form a continuous elevated crest for some distance.The sides of the ridge slope away from narrow top on either side.The line along the crest formed by the highest points, with the terrain dropping down on either side, is called the ridgeline.

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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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Siberian Military District

The Siberian Military District was a Military district of the Russian Ground Forces.

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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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Sortavala

Sortavala (till 1918 Serdobol; Со́ртавала; Finnish and Sortavala; Sordavala) is a town in the Republic of Karelia, Russia, located at the northern tip of Lake Ladoga.

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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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Tallinn

Tallinn (or,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Estonia.

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Tallinn Offensive

The Tallinn Offensive (Таллинская наступательная операция) was a strategic offensive by the Red Army's 2nd Shock and 8th Armies and the Baltic Fleet against the German Army Detachment ''Narwa'' and Estonian units in mainland Estonia on the Eastern Front of World War II on 17–26 September 1944.

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Veliky Novgorod

Veliky Novgorod (p), also known as Novgorod the Great, or Novgorod Veliky, or just Novgorod, is one of the most important historic cities in Russia, which serves as the administrative center of Novgorod Oblast.

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Vladimir Kurdyumov

Vladimir Nikolayevich Kurdyumov (Владимир Николаевич Курдюмов 1 October 1895, Ilmen14 February 1970) was a Soviet Lieutenant General.

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Volkhov

Volkhov (Во́лхов) is an industrial town and the administrative center of Volkhovsky District in Leningrad Oblast, Russia, located on the Volkhov River east of St. Petersburg.

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Volkhov Front

The Volkhov Front (Волховский фронт) was a major formation of the Red Army during the first period of the Second World War.

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Wehrmacht

The Wehrmacht (lit. "defence force")From wehren, "to defend" and Macht., "power, force".

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West Estonian archipelago

West Estonian archipelago (Lääne-Eesti saarestik, also Moonsund archipelago) is a group of Estonian islands, around Väinameri, located in the Baltic Sea.

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Winter War

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

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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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10th Rifle Corps

The 10th Rifle Corps (Military Unit Number 16058 until June 1956) was an infantry corps of the Red Army, which later became the 10th Army Corps after the Second World War.

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10th Rifle Division (Soviet Union)

The 10th Rifle Division was a military formation of the Red Army.

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11th Army (Soviet Union)

The 11th Army was an army of the Red Army, formed four times.

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11th Rifle Corps

The 11th Rifle Corps was a corps of the Red Army, formed twice.

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11th Rifle Division

The 11th Rifle Division (11 RD) was a military formation (Infantry Division) of the Soviet Union's Red Army.

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12th Mechanized Corps (Soviet Union)

The 12th Mechanized Corps was a formation in the Soviet Red Army during the Second World War.

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139th Rifle Division (Soviet Union)

The 139th Rifle Division was an infantry division of the Red Army, formed three times during World War II, in 1939 and twice in 1941.

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20th Guards Motor Rifle Division

The 20th Motor Rifle Division (Cyrillic: 20 гвардейская мотострелковая Прикарпатско-Берлинская дивизия) was a formation of the Russian Ground Forces, originally formed within the Soviet Red Army as the 3rd Mechanised Corps.

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22nd Motor Rifle Division NKVD

The 22nd Motor Rifle Division of the Internal Troops of the NKVD was a NKVD military unit in World War II.

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2nd Shock Army

The 2nd Shock Army (2-я Ударная армия) was a field army of the Soviet Union during the Second World War.

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4th Panzer Army

The 4th Panzer Army (German: 4. Panzerarmee) was, before being designated a full army, the Panzer Group 4 (Panzergruppe 4), a German panzer army during World War II.

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54th Army (Soviet Union)

The Red Army's 54th Army was a Soviet field army during the Second World War.

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92nd Mechanized Brigade (Ukraine)

The 92nd Mechanized Brigade is a formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_Army_(Soviet_Union)

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