Help with Russian

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Help with Russian

Post by Jeff Leach » 12 Oct 2018 15:23

I ran across a sentence in the war dairy of the that is giving me trouble

5 КП отходя на Восток целью подвести противника под фланговый удар 15 МСД сосредоточилась районе 96, 160, 11 КП, 38 КАД г. дь. сев. КРИУЛЕНь /3 клм/, выс 124,6, из КРИУЛЕНь.

1.) The abbreviation 'г. дь.' is hard to read and might be 'г. дв.' Anyone know what it means?

2.) The sentence after '15 МСД' seems difficult to interpret.

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Post by Art » 12 Oct 2018 17:17

1) г.дв. = господский двор = estate or manor
2) the sentence is odd in structure, but the meaning, I guess, is that the division with three cavalry regiments and one artillery battalion concentrated in the region ...

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Post by Jeff Leach » 12 Oct 2018 17:33

Thanks Art,

It is probably saying "the 15th Motorized Division togehter with the 11th, 96th, 160th Cavalry Regiments and the 38th Horse Artillery Regiment concentrated to the region ...."

The 2nd Cavalry Corps together with the 15th Motorized Division were to launch an attack northwest from an area southeast of Orheiu on 17 July. This above force is main attacking force of this attack. Soviet documents give a little different version of actions in Bessarabia in July 1941 than I have seen in most secondary sources

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Post by Art » 13 Oct 2018 09:44

I guess, you should read 5 КД instead of 5 КП.
So "5 Cavalry Division... with 96, 160, 11 Cavalry Regiments, 38 Horse Artillery Battalion concentrated at..."

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