8th Mechanized Corps AFV strength June 1941

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8th Mechanized Corps AFV strength June 1941

Post by Kelvin » 03 Mar 2020 14:53

Hello, Soviet 8th Mechanized Corps had 932 tanks in Kiev MD in June 1941, including powerful T-35 heavy tanks, I would like to ask if anyone had their AFV actual strength in June 1941 ? Thank

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Re: 8th Mechanized Corps AFV strength June 1941

Post by Art » 03 Mar 2020 18:17

Even more - availability of all types of motor vehicles:
https://pamyat-naroda.ru/documents/view/?id=114792918
From this report on strength on 22.6.41 were:
71 KV, 48 T-35, 100 T-34, 141 T-26 radio, 139 T-26 line, 10 T-26 twin-turret, 50 T-26 chemical, 2 T-26 SU-5, 2 T-26 tractors, 80 T-27, 242 BT-7, 20 BT-5, 15 BT-2, 23 T-37, 17 T-40.
Which included 5 KV, 6 T-26 radio, 4 T-26 line, 2 T-26 twin-turret, 3 T-26 chemical, 1 T-26 SU-5, 1 T-26 tractors, 14 T-27, 42 BT-7, 3 BT-5, 1 BT-2, 3 T-37 which were at factories and repair bases.

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Re: 8th Mechanized Corps AFV strength June 1941

Post by Kelvin » 06 Mar 2020 09:23

Art wrote:
03 Mar 2020 18:17
Even more - availability of all types of motor vehicles:
https://pamyat-naroda.ru/documents/view/?id=114792918
From this report on strength on 22.6.41 were:
71 KV, 48 T-35, 100 T-34, 141 T-26 radio, 139 T-26 line, 10 T-26 twin-turret, 50 T-26 chemical, 2 T-26 SU-5, 2 T-26 tractors, 80 T-27, 242 BT-7, 20 BT-5, 15 BT-2, 23 T-37, 17 T-40.
Which included 5 KV, 6 T-26 radio, 4 T-26 line, 2 T-26 twin-turret, 3 T-26 chemical, 1 T-26 SU-5, 1 T-26 tractors, 14 T-27, 42 BT-7, 3 BT-5, 1 BT-2, 3 T-37 which were at factories and repair bases.
Hi, Art, thank so much again for your help. :D

Regarding SU-5, I see it had three Version, 76mm, 122mm and 152mm, which type normally did Soviet army field it in 1941 ?

And T-26 Twin turret is something like Polish Vicker E Twin MG model ? Thank

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Re: 8th Mechanized Corps AFV strength June 1941

Post by Jeff Leach » 06 Mar 2020 13:22

The SU-5 122 mm was produced in 30 units, the other two were only prototypes. I was of the understanding that the SU-5 served mainly in the Far East.

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Re: 8th Mechanized Corps AFV strength June 1941

Post by Kelvin » 06 Mar 2020 15:48

Jeff Leach wrote:
06 Mar 2020 13:22
The SU-5 122 mm was produced in 30 units, the other two were only prototypes. I was of the understanding that the SU-5 served mainly in the Far East.
Hi, Jeff, yes, u are Right. SU-5 76mm and 152mm only had one each, so biggest Chance is 122mm.

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