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The Soviet Fourth Army was a Soviet field army of World War II that served on the Eastern Front. The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) (Russian: (СССР)  listen?; tr. ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km (over 11 miles) into the air, August 9, 1945. ... The Eastern Front was the theatre of combat between Nazi Germany and its allies against the Soviet Union during World War II. It was somewhat separate from the other theatres of the war, not only geographically, but also for its scale and ferocity. ...


The Fourth Army was created in August 1939 in the Special Belorussian Military District as part of Army Group Bobruisk. In September 1939, the Fourth Army took part in the campaign in western Belarus and Poland. After the start of the Great Patriotic War, it comprised a part of the Western Front and took part in the defenses of the area around Brest and subsquently Propoisk (Slavgorod). At the end of July 1941, the Fourth Army began to dissolve. The Fourth Army's staff members were absorbed into the general staff of the Central Front, and the troops were absorbed into other armies. Despite this, at the end of September 1941, the Fourth Army was formed as an independent army for the second time. Note: as an adjective (stressed on the second syllable instead of the first), august means honorable. ... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... September is the ninth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four Gregorian months with the length of 30 days. ... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Eastern Front1 was the theatre of combat between Nazi Germany and its allies against the Soviet Union during World War II. It was somewhat separate from the other theatres of the war, not only geographically, but also for its scale and ferocity. ... The Western Front was a military subdivision of the Soviet Army, one of the Soviet Army Fronts during the World War II. The term is not to be confused with the general notion of the front in Western direrection. Categories: Russia-related stubs | Soviet fronts ... Brest is the name of several cities: City in Belarus: Brest, Belarus, formerly in Russia and the Soviet Union and formerly known as Brest-Litovsk. ... July is the seventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... September is the ninth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four Gregorian months with the length of 30 days. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


The Fourth Army participated in the defense and attack of Tikhvin from October to December 1941. On December 17, 1941, the Fourth Army was allocated to the Volkhov Front. From January 1942 to November 1943, the Fourth Army fought on the front in Volkhov and Leningrad while also doing many rear-area duties. Unlike in other parts of the Eastern Front, the Red Army was not making significant gains in the north by 1943. The Fourth Army was disbanded in November 1943 and set up again in January 1944 as part of the Trans-Caucasian Front. The staff of the Fourth Army was composed of the staff of the 34th Army. The Fourth Army was stationed in Iran until August 1945 in accordance with the Soviet-Iranian treaty of 1921. Tikhvin (Russian: Тихвин) is a town in the northeast of Leningrad Oblast of Russia, 200 km East of St. ... October is the tenth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... December is the twelfth and last month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... January is the first month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 1942 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... November is the eleventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four Gregorian months with the length of 30 days. ... 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... Volkhov may refer to Volkhov River in Russia, Volkhov, Russia, a city. ... Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and Petrograd (Петрогра́д, 1914–1924), is a city located in Northwestern Russia on the Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea. ... The Eastern Front was the theatre of combat between Nazi Germany and its allies against the Soviet Union during World War II. It was somewhat separate from the other theatres of the war, not only geographically, but also for its scale and ferocity. ... Red Army flag The short forms Red Army and RKKA refer to the Workers and Peasants Red Army, (Рабоче-Крестьянская Красная Армия - Raboche-Krestyanskaya Krasnaya Armiya in Russian), the armed forces organised by the Bolsheviks during the Russian Civil War in 1918. ... 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... November is the eleventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four Gregorian months with the length of 30 days. ... 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... January is the first month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 1944 was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Note: as an adjective (stressed on the second syllable instead of the first), august means honorable. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) (Russian: (СССР)  listen?; tr. ... 1921 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


Commanders

(dates and years are not available)

  • A.A. Korobkov
  • L.M. Sandalov
  • V.F. Yakovlev
  • K.A. Meretskov
  • P.A. Ivanov
  • P.I. Lyapin
  • N.I. Gusev
  • I.G. Sovietnikov

Source

  • German Wikipedia

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