32nd Guards Rifle Division

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32nd Guards Rifle Division
Active 1942 - Unknown
Country Soviet Union
Allegiance Red Army
Branch Infantry
Size Division

The 32nd Guards Rifle Division was an infantry division of the Soviet Union's Red Army during World War II.

Ex 2nd Airborne Corps May 1942. Fought at Krasnodar, on the Kuban, and in Crimea prior to fighting in Kurland. On 1 June 1942 it was part of 47th Army, North Caucasus Front.[1] With 2nd Guards Army of the 3rd Belorussian Front May 1945.

Became 32nd Guards Motor Rifle Division in 1965.[2] In Moscow Military District fro many years before disbandment and redesignation as a weapons and equipment storage base

References[edit]

  1. ^ BSSA, http://www.tashv.nm.ru/BoevojSostavSA/1942/19420601.html
  2. ^ Feskov et al. 2004
  • Keith E. Bonn, Slaughterhouse: The Handbook of the Eastern Front, Aberjona Press, Bedford, PA., 2005. ISBN 0-9717650-9-X
  • Robert G. Poirier and Albert Z. Conner, The Red Army Order of Battle in the Great Patriotic War, Novato: Presidio Press, 1985. ISBN 0-89141-237-9.

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