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Encyclopedia > Soviet Fronts in WWII

Front was a major military subdivision of the Soviet Army. However, this term is not to be confused with a more general term of a military front. This article is about the armed forces of the Soviet Union. ...


A front is roughly equivalent to an army or army group in British or American terminology. A nations army is its military, or more specifically, all of its land forces. ... An army-group is a military organization (formation) consisting of several armies, and is supposed to be self-sufficient for indefinite periods. ...


Soviet fronts during the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945: Front was a major military subdivision of the Soviet Army, not to be mistaken with the more general term of a military front. ... 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. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...

State motto: Пралетарыі ўсіх краін, яднайцеся! Official language None. ... Belarus (Belarusian: Белару́сь or Biełaruś, Russian: Белару́сь (formerly: Белору́ссия), Polish: Białoruś) is a landlocked nation of Eastern Europe with the capital Minsk. ... The 1st Belorussian Front (alternative spellings are 1st Belarusian Front) was one of the Soviet Army fronts during the World War II. The term front was used by the Red army in World War II to describe a grouping of two or more armies in the same way that the... The 2nd Belorussian Front (alternative spellings are 2nd Belarusian Front) was one of the Soviet Army fronts during the World War II. The term front was used by the Soviets army in World War II to describe a grouping of two or more armies in the same way that the... The 3rd Belorussian Front (alternative spellings are 3rd Belarusian Front) was one of the Soviet Army fronts during the World War II. At various times, it was commanded by Marshal of the Soviet Union Aleksandr Vasilevsky and General Ivan Chernyakhovsky. ...

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Eastern Front: Information from Answers.com (6347 words)
Aside from the ideological conflict, the mindframe of the leaders of Germany and the Soviet Union, Hitler and Stalin respectively, contributed to the escalation of terror and murder on an unprecedented scale.
A further Soviet attack was mounted in late January, focusing on the junction between Army Groups North and Centre between Lake Seliger and Rzhev, and drove a gap between the two German army groups.
The Soviets outnumbered the Germans on average by nine to one in troops, ten to one in artillery, and ten to one in tanks and self-propelled artillery.
Front (Soviet Army) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (642 words)
Soviet fronts were raised during the Polish-Soviet War, Invasion of Poland (Byelorussian and Ukrainian) and the Second World War.
During the Cold War, fronts and their staffs were integrated with various military districts, or became "Group of Soviet Forces" in a Warsaw Pact nation.
Kalinin Front - the Kalinin Front was formally established by Stavka directive on 17 October 1941, and allocated three armies - 22nd, 29th and 30th.
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