63rd Guards Rifle Division
|8th Rifle Brigade (1940–February 1942)
136th Rifle Division (II) (February 1942–January 1943)
63rd Guards Rifle Division (January 1943–early 1950's)
37th Guards Mechanised Division (Early 1950's-1957)
37th Guards Motor Rifle Division (1957-Post Cold War)
56th District Training Centre
|Active||World War II|
|Country|| Soviet Union
|Part of||Leningrad Front|
|(1940-June 1943)||Nikolai Simoniak|
|(June 1943-1945)||A.F. Sheglov|
The 63rd Guards Rifle Division was a Soviet division during World War II.
In the 1950s, it became 37th Guards Mechanised Division, and in 1957 the 37th Guards Motor Rifle Division.
In 1965 it regained its Second World War number and became the 63rd Guards Motor Rifle Division.
After the fall of the Soviet Union it became the 56th District Training Centre.
- Feskov et al 2004, 72.