The history of the 46th Rocket Division starts from April 29, 1941, when the formation of the 188th Rifle Division was completed in Kaunas.With 29th Rifle Corps of 11th Army on 22.6.41. Fought in central Russia and the Ukraine. With 37th Army in Bulgaria in May 1945 (probably with 82nd Rifle Corps). The division played a part in the liberation of Ukraine and Moldova. The division's soldiers showed heroism and courage, and three soldiers were awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union, and more than 7000 were awarded military orders and medals.

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  • 188-я стрелковая дивизия — воинское соединение РККА в Великой Отечественной войне. (ru)
  • The history of the 46th Rocket Division starts from April 29, 1941, when the formation of the 188th Rifle Division was completed in Kaunas.With 29th Rifle Corps of 11th Army on 22.6.41. Fought in central Russia and the Ukraine. With 37th Army in Bulgaria in May 1945 (probably with 82nd Rifle Corps). The division played a part in the liberation of Ukraine and Moldova. The division's soldiers showed heroism and courage, and three soldiers were awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union, and more than 7000 were awarded military orders and medals. For successful operations in the breakout through heavily fortified German defenses in the area north-east of the city of Krivoy Rog, the crossing of the Dnieper, and the liberation of the Lower Dnieper, the division on the order of the Supreme Commander on 17 February 1944 was awarded the honorary title "Nizhnedneprovskiy". For exceptional Service to the Motherland in the Great Patriotic War, particularly distinguishing themselves in the battles for the liberation of Krivoi Rog, the division in February 1944 was awarded the Order of the Red Banner. (en)
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  • 2002-01-01 (xsd:date)
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  • 1941-01-01 (xsd:date)
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  • Lower Dnieper
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  • Infantry , Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile
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  • 188-я стрелковая дивизия — воинское соединение РККА в Великой Отечественной войне. (ru)
  • The history of the 46th Rocket Division starts from April 29, 1941, when the formation of the 188th Rifle Division was completed in Kaunas.With 29th Rifle Corps of 11th Army on 22.6.41. Fought in central Russia and the Ukraine. With 37th Army in Bulgaria in May 1945 (probably with 82nd Rifle Corps). The division played a part in the liberation of Ukraine and Moldova. The division's soldiers showed heroism and courage, and three soldiers were awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union, and more than 7000 were awarded military orders and medals. (en)
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  • 188-я стрелковая дивизия (ru)
  • 46th Rocket Division (en)
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  • 188th Rifle Division (1941-1946; 1953-1955) (en)
  • 20th Rifle Division (IV) (1955-1957) (en)
  • 29th Rocket Brigade (1960-1961) (en)
  • 46th Rocket Division (1961-2002) (en)
  • 52nd Rifle Brigade (1946-1953) (en)
  • 93rd Motor Rifle Division (1957-1959) (en)
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