167th Rifle Division (Soviet Union)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The 167th Sumy-Kiev Rifle Division was a division of the Red Army of the Soviet Union, formed twice.

During the war, the 167th Rifle Division was established at Tula prior to 6.41 and wiped out at Rogachev in August 1941. Recreated at Ssucho Lug 2.42, fought near Bryansk, at Kursk, in the Carpathians, and in Hungary. With 1st Guards Army of the 4th Ukrainian Front 5.45.

The division fought in the Battle of the Dnieper. Division personnel Major Fyodor Bruy, Junior lieutenant Alexander Bondarev, Sergeant major Arkady Chepelev, Senior sergeant Alexey Gabrusev, Sergeant Andrian Zhuravlev and Private Dmitry Yemelyanov, among others, were awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union for their actions during the battle.[1] The second formation was awarded the Order of the Red Banner twice.

References[edit]

  1. ^ warheroes.ru

External links[edit]

  • Poirer and Connor, Red Army Order of Battle in the Great Patriotic War.