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Kirovograd Offensive

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The Kirovograd Offensive was an offensive by the Red Army's 2nd Ukrainian Front against the German 8th Army in the area of Kirovograd in central Ukraine between 5 and 16 January 1944. [1]

56 relations: Aleksey Semenovich Zhadov, Army General (Soviet rank), Army Group South, Battle of the Dnieper, Bereznehuvate, Cavalry division (Soviet Union), Cherkasy, Dnieper, Dnieper–Carpathian Offensive, Eastern Front (World War II), Ivan Galanin, Ivan Konev, Kaniv, Kazanka, Ukraine, Khrystynivka, Konstantin Koroteev, Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi, Kropyvnytskyi, Kryvyi Rih, Lieutenant general, Major general, Mala Vyska, Mechanised corps (Soviet Union), Nikopol, Ukraine, Novoukrainka, Oleksandriia, Pavel Rotmistrov, Pervomaisk, Mykolaiv Oblast, Pomichna, Red Army, Right-bank Ukraine, Shpola, Southern Bug, Stavka, Steppe Front, Tank corps (Soviet Union), Zhitomir–Berdichev Offensive, Znamianka, Zvenyhorodka, 1st Mechanized Corps (Soviet Union), 1st Ukrainian Front, 37th Army (Soviet Union), 3rd Ukrainian Front, 4th Guards Army, 4th Ukrainian Front, 52nd Army (Soviet Union), 53rd Army (Soviet Union), 57th Army (Soviet Union), 5th Air Army, 5th Guards Army, ..., 5th Guards Motor Rifle Division, 5th Guards Tank Army, 7th Guards Army (Soviet Union), 7th Mechanized Corps (Soviet Union), 8th Army (Wehrmacht), 8th Mechanized Corps (Soviet Union). Expand index (6 more) »

Aleksey Semenovich Zhadov

Aleksey Semenovich Zhadov (Алексе́й Семёнович Жа́дов), born with the surname "Zhidov" (Жи́дов), was a Soviet military officer in the Red Army, who during World War II commanded the 66th Army, later renamed the 5th Guards Army, from the Battle of Stalingrad up till the end of the war.

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Army General (Soviet rank)

General of the army (Russian: генерал армии, general armii) was a rank of the Soviet Union which was first established in June 1940 as a high rank for Red Army generals, inferior only to the marshal of the Soviet Union.

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Army Group South

Army Group South (Heeresgruppe Süd) was the name of two German Army Groups during World War II.

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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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Bereznehuvate

Bereznehuvate (Березнегувате, Березнеговатое) is an urban-type settlement in the east of Mykolaiv Oblast, Ukraine.

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Cavalry division (Soviet Union)

The cavalry division (кавалерийская дивизия) of the Soviet Union's Red Army was a type of military formation that existed from the early days of the Russian Civil War until the early 1950s when they became obsolete with the rise of mechanized warfare.

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Cherkasy

Cherkasy (Черка́си, pronounced; Czerkasy), or Cherkassy (Черка́ссы), is a city in central Ukraine.

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Dnieper

The Dnieper River, known in Russian as: Dnepr, and in Ukrainian as Dnipro is one of the major rivers of Europe, rising near Smolensk, Russia and flowing through Russia, Belarus and Ukraine to the Black Sea.

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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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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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Ivan Galanin

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

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Ivan Konev

Ivan Stepanovich Konev (Ива́н Степа́нович Ко́нев; – 21 May 1973) was a Soviet military commander who led Red Army forces on the Eastern Front during World War II, retook much of Eastern Europe from occupation by the Axis Powers, and helped in the capture of Germany's capital, Berlin.

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Kaniv

Kaniv (Канів,; Ка́нев, translit. Kanev; Kaniów) is a city located in Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine.

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Kazanka, Ukraine

Kazanka (Казанка, Казанка) is an urban-type settlement in the northeast of Mykolaiv Oblast, Ukraine.

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Khrystynivka

Khrystynivka (Христи́нівка,; Христи́новка, Khristinovka) is a city in Cherkasy Oblast (province) of Ukraine.

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Konstantin Koroteev

Konstantin Apollonovich Koroteev (Константин Аполлонович Коротеев; –4 January 1953) was a Soviet Army colonel general and a Hero of the Soviet Union.

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Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi

Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi (Ко́рсунь-Шевче́нківський,, translit. Korsun’-Shevchenkivs’kyi; Korsuń Szewczenkowski) is a small city located in the Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine.

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Kropyvnytskyi

Kropyvnytskyi (Kropyvnyc'kyj) is a city in central Ukraine on the Inhul river, and is the administrative center of the Kirovohrad Oblast.

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Kryvyi Rih

Kryvyi Rih (krɪˈwɪj riɦ|lit.

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Lieutenant general

Lieutenant general, lieutenant-general and similar (abbrev Lt Gen, LTG and similar) is a three-star military rank (NATO code OF-8) used in many countries.

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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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Mala Vyska

Mala Vyska province known as Kudesheve, is a town in Kirovohrad Oblast (region) of Ukraine, and the administrative center of Mala Vyska Raion and Malovyskivska hromada.

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Mechanised corps (Soviet Union)

A mechanised corps was a Soviet armoured formation used prior to the beginning of World War II.

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Nikopol, Ukraine

Nikopol (Ні́кополь,; Ни́кополь,; Νικόπολις, literally: "City of Victory") is a city in the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast of Ukraine, on the right bank of the Dnieper River, about 100 km south-west of Dnipro.

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Novoukrainka

Novoukrainka is a city in Kirovohrad Oblast (province) of Ukraine.

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Oleksandriia

Oleksandriia, is a city located in Kirovohrad Oblast (region) in central Ukraine.

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Pavel Rotmistrov

Chief marshal of the armored troops Pavel Alexeyevich Rotmistrov (Павел Алексеевич Ротмистров) (6 July 1901 in Skovorovo – 6 April 1982) was a commander of armoured troops in the Red Army during and following World War II.

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Pervomaisk, Mykolaiv Oblast

Pervomaisk (Первома́йск, Pervomajs'k) is a city in Mykolaiv Oblast, Ukraine and the administrative center of the Pervomaisk Raion.

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Pomichna

Pomichna is a city in Dobrovelychkivka Raion, Kirovohrad Oblast (region) of Ukraine.

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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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Right-bank Ukraine

Right-bank Ukraine (Правобережна Україна, Pravoberezhna Ukrayina; Правобережная Украина, Pravoberezhnaya Ukraina; Prawobrzeżna Ukraina, Pravo breh Ukrajiny, Jobb folyópart Ukrajna) is a historical and territorial name for a part of modern Ukraine on the right (west) bank of the Dnieper River, corresponding to the modern-day oblasts of Vinnytsia, Zhytomyr, Kirovohrad, as well as the western parts of Kiev and Cherkasy.

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Shpola

Shpola (Шпола,;Yiddish: שפּאָלע) is a city located in the Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine.

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Southern Bug

The Southern Bug, also called Southern Buh (Південний Буг, Pivdennyi Buh; Южный Буг, Yuzhny Bug), and sometimes Boh River, is a navigable river located in Ukraine.

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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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Tank corps (Soviet Union)

A tank corps (танковый корпус) was a Soviet armoured formation used during World War II.

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Zhitomir–Berdichev Offensive

The Zhytomyr–Berdychiv Offensive operation (Житомирсько-Бердичівська наступальна операція) was a part of the strategic offensive of the Red Army in the right-bank (western) Ukrainian SSR, the Dnieper–Carpathian Offensive.

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Znamianka

Znamianka (Зна́м'янка) is a city in Kirovohrad Oblast (province) of Ukraine.

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Zvenyhorodka

Zvenyhorodka (Звенигородка,; Zwinogródka; Звенигородка) is a city located in the Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine on the river Hnylyi Tikych.

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1st Mechanized Corps (Soviet Union)

The 1st Mechanized Corps was a formation in the Soviet Red Army during World War II.

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1st Ukrainian Front

The 1st Ukrainian Front (Russian: Пéрвый Укрáинский фронт; Пе́рший Украї́нський фронт Péršyj Ukraḯns’kyj front) was a front—a force the size of a Western Army group—of the Soviet Union's Red Army during the Second World War.

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37th Army (Soviet Union)

The 37th Army was an Army-level formation of the Soviet Union during the Second World War. The army was formed twice during the war.

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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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4th Guards Army

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

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4th Ukrainian Front

The 4th Ukrainian Front (Четве́ртий Украї́нський фронт Četvértyj Ukraḯns’kyj front) was a front (a roughly army group-sized formation) of the Red Army during World War II.

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52nd Army (Soviet Union)

The 52nd Army was a field army of the Red Army of the Soviet Union in World War II, formed twice.

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53rd Army (Soviet Union)

The 53rd Army was a field army of the Soviet Union's Red Army which was formed in August 1941, disbanded in December 1941, and reformed in May 1942.

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57th Army (Soviet Union)

The 57th Army was a field army of the Soviet Union's Red Army that was created in 1941, and then disbanded and created a second time in 1943.

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5th Air Army

The 5th Air Army was an air army of the Soviet Air Forces and later the Ukrainian Air Force.

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5th Guards Army

The 5th Guards Army was a Soviet Guards formation which fought in many critical actions during World War II under the command of General Aleksey Semenovich Zhadov.

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5th Guards Motor Rifle Division

The 5th Guards Zimovnikovskaya order Kutuzov II degree Motor Rifle Division, (Military Unit Number (V/Ch) 51852 from 1979) named on the 60th anniversary of the USSR, was a military formation of the Soviet Ground Forces.

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5th Guards Tank Army

The 5th Guards Tank Army (Russian: 5-я гварде́йская та́нковая а́рмия) was a Soviet Guards armored formation which fought in many notable actions during World War II.

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7th Guards Army (Soviet Union)

The Red Army's 7th Guards Army was re-designated from the Soviet 64th Army on April 16, 1943.

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7th Mechanized Corps (Soviet Union)

The 7th Mechanized Corps was a mechanized corps of the Red Army, formed three times.

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8th Army (Wehrmacht)

The 8th Army (German: 8. Armee Oberkommando) was a World War I and possibly World War II field army.

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8th Mechanized Corps (Soviet Union)

The 8th Mechanized Corps, was a mechanized corps of the Soviet Ground Forces.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirovograd_Offensive

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