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The first in a series of ten volumes, Armies of the Bear Volume I, Part 1 covers orders of battle for the Red Army's 1st through 25th Rifle Divisions, 1917-1957. This comprehensive listing, enriched with never previously available material from the Russian military archives, includes raising and disbanding dates for divisions and their successor divisions, a brief history, commanders, awards, dates on active service, subordinate units, and a month by month listing of the higher HQs the divisions served under. Volume I is in 19 parts. It will be followed by volumes on the Red Army's cavalry, tank, motorized, mountain, mechanized, and airborne divisions, Guards Rifle and Motorized divisions, plus all independent rifle, airborne, air assault, SPETZNAZ, and artillery brigades from 1917 to 1991. The series is a must for military historians and enthusiasts alike. 160 content pages, paperback
This first in a series of ten volumes covers orders of battle for the Red Army's 1st through 25th Rifle Divisions, 1917-1957. This comprehensive listing is enriched with never-before-available material from the Russian military archives.