56th Guards District Training Center
|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)
63rd Guards Training Motor Rifle Division (1965-87)
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.
On 6 February 1965 it regained its Second World War number and became the 63rd Guards Training Motor Rifle Division. (In late 1964 the previous 63 MRD in Lugansk, Kiev MD, had been redesignated the 4th Guards Motor Rifle Division.)
In the 1980s it was the 63rd Guards Motor Rifle Training Division.
In 1987 it became the 56th Guards District Training Centre.
- Feskov et al 2004, 72.