Korsun-Cherkassy Pocket order of battle

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This order of battle lists the Soviet and German forces involved in the Battle of the Korsun-Cherkassy_Pocket in January - February 1944.

Front Army Corps Division
1st Ukrainian
Vatutin
27th Army
Trofimenko
47th Rifle Corps 38th Rifle Division
 
136th Rifle Division
 
180th Rifle Division
 
Subordinated to army  206th Rifle Division
 
309th Rifle Division
 
337th Rifle Division
 
159th Fortified Region
 
40th Army
Zhmachenko
50th Rifle Corps 74th Rifle Division
 
163rd Rifle Division
 
240th Rifle Division
 
51st Rifle Corps
(to SW of pocket)
167th Rifle Division
 
232nd Rifle Division
 
340th Rifle Division
 
Subordinated to army  Czechoslovak Brigade
 
6th Tank Army
Kravchenko
5th Mechanized Corps
 
5th Guards Tank Corps
 
Subordinated to front
 
Direct front control
 
42nd Guards Rifle Division
 
237th Rifle Division
 
389th Rifle Division
 
1st Guards Cavalry Corps
 
1st Guards Artillery Division
 
3rd Guards
Rocket Launcher Division
 
2nd Ukrainian
Konev
4th Guards Army
Ryzhov
20th Guards Rifle Corps
 
5th Guards Airborne Division
 
66th Guards Rifle Division
 
375th Rifle Division
 
21st Guards Rifle Corps
 
69th Guards Rifle Division
 
138th Rifle Division
 
52nd Army
Koroteev
73rd Rifle Corps
 
7th Guards Airborne Division
 
62nd Guards Rifle Division
 
78th Rifle Corps
 
254th Rifle Division
 
373rd Rifle Division
 
Subordinated to army
 
294th Rifle Division
 
5th Guards Tank Army
Rotmistrov
18th Tank Corps
 
29th Tank Corps
 
Subordinated to front
 
26th Guards Rifle Corps
 
25th Guards Rifle Division
 
6th Rifle Division
 
31st Rifle Division
 
Direct front control 89th Guards Rifle Division
 
5th Guards Cavalry Corps
 
20th Tank Corps
 


Army Group Army Corps Division
South
Manstein
8th Army
Wöhler
XI Corps (encircled) 5th SS Panzer Division
 
5th SS Infantry Brigade
 
57th Infantry Division
 
72nd Infantry Division
 
389th Infantry Division
 
XXXXVII Panzer Corps
(relief force)
 
3rd Panzer Division
 
11th Panzer Division
 
13th Panzer Division
 
14th Panzer Division
 
1st Panzer Army
Hube
XXXXII Corps (encircled) Corps Detachment B
 
88th Infantry Division
 
1/3 of 168th Infantry Division
 
III Panzer Corps
(relief force)
1st Panzer Division
 
16th Panzer Division
 
17th Panzer Division
 
1st SS Panzer Division
 
198th Infantry Division
 
Bäke Heavy Tank Regiment
 



References[edit]

Soviet: Soviet General Staff Official Orders of Battle for January and February 1944.
German: Frieser, Karl-Heinz. Das Deutsche Reich und der Zweite Weltkrieg, Volume 8, p. 398, München: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 2007. ISBN 978-3-421-06235-2.