Divisional locations in remote ASSR ?

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Divisional locations in remote ASSR ?

Post by Kelvin » 14 Sep 2020 07:58

Hi, everyone, May I ask if any Soviet division during war period used important cities of small ASSR to set up division as HQ or collection centre like Yoshkar Ola, Skytyvkar and Yakutsk, anyone have data on that ? Thank

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Re: Divisional locations in remote ASSR ?

Post by Art » 14 Sep 2020 15:10

Depends on exact city you are talking about.
I doubt that there large military units in Yakutsk or Syktyvkar. Places like Izhevsk, Cheboksary, Makhachkala, Grozny etc were definitely used as quarters for newly formed units.

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Re: Divisional locations in remote ASSR ?

Post by Kelvin » 15 Sep 2020 03:59

Art wrote:
14 Sep 2020 15:10
Depends on exact city you are talking about.
I doubt that there large military units in Yakutsk or Syktyvkar. Places like Izhevsk, Cheboksary, Makhachkala, Grozny etc were definitely used as quarters for newly formed units.
Hello, Art, thank for your reply, I thought Yoshkar Ola and Syktyvkar, as capital of Mari El and Komi, may have some division or separate rifle brigade formed there.

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Re: Divisional locations in remote ASSR ?

Post by Art » 15 Sep 2020 07:32

Mari El had the 107 Rifle Brigade formed during the winter of 1941/42 in Volzhsk. A military camp in Suslonger formed several artillery units and was also a headquarter of replacement units, including 31 Replacement Rifle Brigade (from August 1941 until the end of 1943), later replaced by 7 Replacement Rifle Brigade (renamed 47 Training Rifle Division). Another replacement unit was 46 Replacement Rifle Brigade (Division) - HQ at Surok from November 1941. A number of smaller military units were either formed or permanently stationed. A nice list is available online in Russian:
http://pfo.gov.ru/pobeda75/mar/marvoen/
http://otechestvort.ru/izdat/book20/20- ... _assr.html

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Re: Divisional locations in remote ASSR ?

Post by Kelvin » 15 Sep 2020 10:42

Art wrote:
15 Sep 2020 07:32
Mari El had the 107 Rifle Brigade formed during the winter of 1941/42 in Volzhsk. A military camp in Suslonger formed several artillery units and was also a headquarter of replacement units, including 31 Replacement Rifle Brigade (from August 1941 until the end of 1943), later replaced by 7 Replacement Rifle Brigade (renamed 47 Training Rifle Division). Another replacement unit was 46 Replacement Rifle Brigade (Division) - HQ at Surok from November 1941. A number of smaller military units were either formed or permanently stationed. A nice list is available online in Russian:
http://pfo.gov.ru/pobeda75/mar/marvoen/
http://otechestvort.ru/izdat/book20/20- ... _assr.html
Hello, Art, thank for your information, very helpful. I found one Rifle division 458th RD was used Ulan Ude of Buygatia as recuritment centre and HQ. But may Yakut or Komi were too small to set up units.

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