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kosta wrote:I am not sure why there is conflicting info on which Armies are under which Fronts?
What was the source for the first listing of units?
kosta wrote:Red Army in Iran- From Central Asian MD- 58th RC- 68th&83rd Mt Rds
39th Mt Kd
From TCaucasus MD- 15th KK- 1st&23rd Kds
kosta wrote:RVGK= reserves of the high command( Stalin)
KK= cavalry corps
Rds= rifle divisions
Sorry about that!
During 1942 there was only one unit that was moved to the Caucasus, to help stop the 1st Panzer Army,
the 402nd Rd. In 11/42 it was sent to 44th Army.
There were two units that were kept near the border of Iran, the 402nd and the 75th. This was the Reserve for the
Not counting the Reserve Group, all told some 25-30,000 men would have comprised the forces in Iran.
So some 10,000 men were moved to the north to help at Grozny.
This was only a small occupation force, but of some interest to study!
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