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Japan's doing well in the Pacific, though they're probably programmed not to go beyond Midway or something... but I beefed up China with lvl 10 fortresses, and have been lend-leasing them continuously, and they are STILL slowly losing. That's just wrong. :(
 

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Japan's doing well in the Pacific, though they're probably programmed not to go beyond Midway or something... but I beefed up China with lvl 10 fortresses, and have been lend-leasing them continuously, and they are STILL slowly losing. That's just wrong. :(
I still consider it a success. By 1941 in 90% of games China is done.

Those forts wouldn't be a bad idea at all, even for Vanilla setup. Not 10-lvls, of course, but 5-lvls would be ok IMO. Combined with AI changes it should be effective.
 

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Although gone through the rigors of translation twice. The core of the joke is that the commissars had been indoctrinated (and -ing) about how indestructible the Red Army was, and how it would always attack... until 1941, of course.

The idea of a short victorious war on enemy territory remained well-known, if in an ironic sense, even after the war. So yes. But the point about tanks stands.
 

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Preparations

Preparations

Forceful moves to prepare for war began in late May. On the 29th, the 2nd Mechanized Army, lead by Marshal of the Soviet Union Zhukov, was elevated to full battle readiness, and the order to move out from it's current base, the Minsk area, to south, into the Ukraine, near Tarnopol, from which the Army was to be in support of the Western and 1st Ukrainian Fronts. It was increasingly obvious that Stavka would plan to position their two mechanized armadas on either side of the Pripyat, suggesting a planned massive offensive pincer movement into Poland, aimed at Warsaw itself. Indeed, both the 1st Mechanized Army (stationed near the Vilnius/Kaunas area) and the 2nd were both stockpiled with supplies and fuel to move nearly 300 kilometres without any logistic strain.

Despite abundant supplies and fuel, as well as being the first Army to field the T-34 model tanks, Zhukov was less than enthusiastic about separating the two armoured spearheads. He argued that to ensure success, all Soviet armoured forces should be concentrated to one strategic sweep rather than two, since the failure of one sweep would inevitably result in the failure of the other. However, Stavka eventually settled the dispute, saying that to concentrate the armoured forces into just one spearhead was lacking in ambition, and would do little to actually win the strategic initiative in case of war with Germany. Zhukov adopted this view as well, but still was very concerned by the fact that the Mechanized Armies did not field heavy armour as the soviets defined it - KV-1s were strictly deployed to infantry, motorized or not, formations, with Stavka citing their "lack of operational mobility" as the main reason.

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The KV-1

Finland

Finland was the only theatre in which soviet formations were kept at full battle-readiness through 1940 and 1941. Despite the removal of the 1st Mechanized Army, the remaining three armies (7th, 15th, 5th) were a strong force to be reckoned with, fielding over 30 divisions between the Karelian and Leningrad Fronts. Intelligence suggested that the finns could at best muster about 250000 frontline soldiers, taking into account their supply and available resources. Since the border had been moved closer to Helsinki, there was no more Mannerheim line, and Stavka had well leart their lesson about offensive in winter.

General Frolov, the most prominent leader during the winter war, was responsible for the "contingency plan". Despite this, Marshal Timoshenko still remained the overall commander in the theatre, thanks to his late-war successful attack through the Mannerheim line. Timoshenko would find that this time, he would have little armoured support, however, as it was Frolov's experience with the specialist light infantry that lead to the mechanized formations being deemed as "unnecessary" to the finnish theatre. However, the forces the Red Army had present, were nearly all veterans of the Winter War, and presuming a soviet suprise attack in the summertime, there was every reason to believe another war would not result in the bloodbath of the WInter War.

The "contingency plan", de facto a plan for a soviet invasion of Finland due to whatever circumstances, was as simple as the one in 1939. Again, Helsinki would be the main target, with the rest of the forces either supporting the advance or serving as a distraction along other parts of the front. The 7th Army would strike directly at Helsinki from Viipuri, while the 15th would advance slowly on its northern flank, making sure that no fnnish counterattack would come to the 7th Army's flank. The 5th Army would try to repeat the success of the light infantry in 1939, taking into their sights Oulu and Petsamo.

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No problem at all, simple but effective (as the plan against Finland). :D
 

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Makes sense, no need to apologise for the map.

I wonder how quick your strategic sweep will be in reality in Poland; it will probably depend on the weather and the resistance level?
 

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When Barba comes are you still going to launch the historical counter offensives? Especially with the two great mechanized group in the North and South (I think thats where they were).
 

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Stavka meeting on June the 20th (following the appointment of Kirill Meretskov as head of Stavka)

After Boris Shaposhnikov was arrested, tried and found guilty in anti-soviet conspiracies, the position of head of Stavka became available. An able commander, Kirill Meretskov, who had earlier gained vital experience in the Spanish Civil War, found himself appointed as the secondmost important man in the Red Army. With the threat of war very close, Meretskov chose not to alter strategic vision too much in fears of being caught in a transitional period, and as such, began work on finishing the last wave of mobilization rather than begin movement of large formations themselves. His most important orders of the 20th June meeting was the commands to Konev and Zhukov (commanders of the 1st and 2nd Mechanized Armies respectively) to move to their strategic springboard positions near Alytus and Lvov. This did place the formations further apart from eachother as initially planned, but it was expected that the change in position would allow the mechanized armies to outflank possible german spearheads in their (counter)offensive.

In the meeting, the scenarios of a russo-german war in the immediate future were fiercely discussed. The first and foremost scenario was the success of the soviet mechanized offensive, but in case of failure, one possible course of action by the germans (and the appropriate counteraction) was deemed most likely. It was presumed that a german offensive would aim for the Byalistok and the Lvov bulges, seeking to eliminate them, then moving forward east, leaving the battered red Army trapped in the Pripyat. Most likely operational goals for the Wehrmacht were Minsk and Tarnopol, two cities on either side of the Pripyat, and vital centres of transport outside the possible Pripyat pocket. All other motives were deemed "unimportant", as the Baltics served little value for a force seeking to decimate the Red Army, and possible romanian attacks would be easily delt with by the formidable soviet presence in Bessarabia.

The plan to defeat the presumed german Minsk-Tarnopol offensive was two-fold. Firstly, attempting to stop it before it happens. For this aim, the Mechanized Armies would attack the believed centers of Wehrmacht advance from the flank, catching the germans unprepared. Should that fail, all forces would be concentrated to the bulges in an effort to continuously channel the german offensive towards the middle, to the Brest region. In any defensive scenario, the posession of Minsk and Tarnopol would be considred top priorities.

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Alright, good luck!
 

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Don't worry, it's definetly not dead, I've been working on the update sporadically for the weekend, but typing out the entire OOB for the Red Army (200+ divisions) is long and painful work. Still, hopefully it's gonna be worth it - when looking back on the AAR in 1944 or whatever, we can trace down the history of a certain unit/leader. I want to make this feel like it's actual archival material.

But yeah, hopefully I'll have the update ready later today, if not, in 2-3 days.
 

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Chapter 2 - Operation Barbarossa

German invasion of the Soviet Union - OOB

At 2 o'clock in the morning of the 22nd of June 1941, Germany declared war on the Soviet Union.

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This brought down the full power of the Axis alliance against the Soviet Union and its satellite states.

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Order of Battle - Red Army - 22nd June 1941

Chief of Stavka - Kirill A. Meretskov

Chief of the Land Forces - Kliment Y. Voroshilov

Chief of the Navy - Mikhail V. Viktorov

Chief of the Air Force - Aleksandr D. Loktionov

Land Forces

Northern Theatre


Karelian Front
- 14 divisions - General Frolov

Karelian Front HQ/28th Mountaineer Division - General Frolov - Positioned at the Kandalaksja area*****

5th Army - General Frolov

1st Mountaineer Corps - Lt. General Batov - Positioned at the Murmansk area.
101st Rifle Division* - Lt. General Rybachev
21st Rifle Division* - Lt. General Rakutin
68th/83th/194th Rifle Division** - Lt. General Batov

2nd Mountaineer Corps - Lt. General Kholostyakov - Positioned at the Kandalaksja area
17th Rifle Division* - Mj. General Pisarevskij
47th Rifle Division* - Mj. General Kutlin
138th Rifle Division* - Lt. General Kholostyakov

3rd Mountaineer Corps - Lt. General Semenjovskij - Positioned at the Kandalaksja area
95th Rifle Division* - Lt. General Marchenkov
60th Rifle Division* - Lt. General Semenjovskij
63rd Rifle Division* - Lt. General Kuznetsov A. I.

1st Corps - Lt. General Malinovskij
25th Rifle Division - Lt. General Chibisov
136th Rifle Division - Lt. General Malinovskij
176th Rifle Division - Lt. General Tolbukhin

Leningrad Front - 20 divisions - Marshal Timoshenko

Leningrad Front HQ/55th Rifle Division - Marshal Timoshenko - Positioned in the Viipuri area.

15th Army - General Levandovski - Positioned in the Sortavala area.

7th Corps - Lt. General Malinin
190th Rifle Division - Lt. General Malinin
197th Rifle Division - Lt. General Kuznetsov V. V.
199th Rifle Division - Lt. General Malandin

6th Corps - Lt. General Berzarin
92nd Rifle Division - Lt. General Lutchinski
3rd Rifle Division - Lt. General Kurochkin P. A.
12th Rifle Division - Lt. General Berzarin

5th Corps - General Levandovski
189th Rifle Division - Lt. General Sandalov
40th Rifle Division - Lt. General Trofimenko
32nd Rifle Division - General Levandovski

7th Army - General Fedorenko - Positioned in the Viipuri area.

2nd Corps - General Fedorenko
177th Rifle Division - General Fedorenko
142nd Rifle Division - Lt. General Krasnopevtsev
235th Rifle Division - Lt. General Shumilov

3rd Corps - Lt. General Voronov
48th Rifle Division - Lt. General Voronov
43rd Rifle Division - Lt. General Poluektov
10th Rifle Division - Lt. General Zakharov M. V.

4th Corps - Lt. General Reiter
161st Rifle Division - Lt. General Gastilovich
8th Rifle Division - Lt. General Tyulen
191st Rifle Division - Lt. General Reiter


Western Theatre

Independent 69th Mountaineer Division - Mj. General Haritonov - Positioned in the Tallinn area​

Baltic Front - 20 Divisions - General Kolpakchi

Baltic Front HQ/179th Rifle Division - General Kolpakchi - Positioned in the Siauliau area

12th Army - General Boldin - Positioned in the Jelgava area

10th Corps - General Boldin
13th Rifle Division - General Boldin
86th Rifle Division - Lt. General Cherevichenko
49th Rifle Division - Lt. General Platonov

11th Corps - Lt. General Petrushevskij
56th Rifle Division - Lt. General Pertushevskij
17th Rifle Division - Mj. General Petin
24th Rifle Division - Mj. General Sobennikov

12th Corps - Lt. General Vivtorov
85th Rifle Division - Mj. General Korshilov
42nd Rifle Division - Lt. General Morozov S. I.
6th Rifle Division - Lt. General Vivtorov

2nd Army - General Kolpachki - Positioned in the Siauliau area

13th Corps - Lt. General Muzich
21st Rifle Division - Lt. General Biriuzov
45th Rifle Division - Lt. General Pokrovski
26th Rifle Division - Lt. General Muzich

14th Corps - Lt. General Biryukov
93rd Rifle Division - Lt. General Biryukov
94th Rifle Division - Mj. General Dratvin
51st Rifle Division - Mj. General Cheremisov

15th Corps - Lt. General Bakunin
74th Rifle Division - Mj. General Ermakov
87th Rifle Division - Lt. General Bogdanov I. A.
39th Rifle Division - Lt. General Bakunin​

1st Mechanized Army*** - 16 divisions (10 tank, 5 motorized, 1 command) - Marshal Ivan Konev - Positioned in the Siauliau area

1st Mechanized Army HQ/7th Tank Division - Marshal Ivan Konev

1st Mechanized Corps - General Vassilevskij
3rd Tank Division - General Vassilevskij
5th Tank Division - Lt. General Romanenko P. L.
82nd Motorized Division - Lt. General Homenko

2nd Mechanized Corps - Lt. General Volskiy
8th Tank Division - Lt. General Volskiy
213th Motorized Division - Lt. General Tamruchi

3rd Mechanized Corps - Lt. General Novikov V. V.
9th Tank Division - Lt. General Novikov V. V.
10th Tank Division - Lt. General Solyakin
205th Motorized Division - Lt. General Sofronov

5th Mechanized Corps - Lt. General Eremenko
1st Tank Division - Mj. General Rodin G. S.
2nd Tank Division - Mj. General Shtevnev
84th Mechanized Division**** - Lt. General Eremenko

8th Mechanized Corps - Lt. General Rotmistrov
203rd Motorized Division - Lt. General Grechko
17th Tank Division - Lt. General Pliev
16th Tank Division - Lt. General Rotmistrov​

1st Belorussian Front - 18 Divisions - Marshal Chuikov

1st Belorussian Front HQ/37th Rifle Division - Marshal Chuikov - Positioned in the Grodno area

13th Army - General Purkaev M. A.

20th Corps - General Purkaev M. A.
2nd Rifle Division - General Purkaev M. A.
8th Rifle Division - Mj. General Feklenko
113th Rifle Division - Lt. General Gorodnianskij

21st Corps - Mj. General Kashuba
47th Rifle Division - Mj. General Sergatsov
106th Rifle Division - Mj. General Egorov E. A.
156th Rifle Division - Mj. General Kashuba

23rd Corps - Lt. General Tjernjakovskij - Positioned in the Siauliau area
122nd Rifle Division - Lt. General Tjernjakovskij
88th Rifle Division - Mj. General Rogachev
71st Rifle Division - Mj. General Rivkin

3rd Army - General Kulik

16th Corps - General Kulik
15th Rifle Division - General Kulik
228th Rifle Division - Mj. General Bikzhanov
184th Rifle Division - Lt. General Chernyak

17th Corps - Lt. General Khrulev
157th Rifle Division - Lt. General Khrulev
146th Rifle Division - Lt. General Kurasov
140th Rifle Division - Mj. General Fomenko P. I.

Front Reserve, 115th Rifle Division - Mj. General Martirosyan​


2nd Belorussian Front - 17 divisions - General Gorelen

2nd Belorussian Front HQ/46th Rifle Division - General Gorelen - Positioned in the Bialystok area.

10th Army - General Ptuhin

22nd Corps - General Ptuhin
14th Rifle Division - Mj. General Selivanov
104th Rifle Division - Mj. General Kirichenko
195th Rifle Division - General Ptuhin

32nd Corps - Lt. General Beloborodov - Positioned in the Slonim area
7th Motorized Division - Lt. General Beloborodov
64th Rifle Division - Lt. General Smirnov
67th Rifle Division - Mj. General Garnov

1st Army - General Lebedenko - Positioned in the Bielsk area

19th Corps - Lt. General Kachalov
38th Rifle Division - Lt. General Kachalov
41st Rifle Division - Mj. General Horujenko
118th Rifle Division - Mj. General Kariofilli

25th Corps - General Lebedenko
139th Rifle Division - General Lebedenko
66th Rifle Division - Lt. General Kozlov
159th Rifle Division - Mj. General Leselidze

26th Corps - Lt. General Kutyakov
22nd Rifle Division - Lt. General Kutyakov
1st Rifle Division - Lt. General Trufanov
4th Rifle Division - Mj. General Kuznetsov F. F.​

Western Front - 23 Divisions - General Shtern

Western Front HQ/51st Rifle Division - General Shtern - Positioned at the Brest-Litovsk area

9th Army
- General Melnik

8th Corps - General Melnik
18th Rifle Division - General Melnik
11th Rifle Division - Lt. General Klyuchko
25th Rifle Division - Lt. General Shlemin

28th Corps - Lt. General Purkaev S. F.
5th Rifle Division - Lt. General Purkaev S. F.
35th Rifle Division - Lt. General Makeev
141st Rifle Division - Mj. General Missan

39th Corps - Lt. General Lopatin - Positioned in the Pinsk area
80th Rifle Division - Mj. General Dedaev
78th Rifle Division - Lt. General Samarskiy
79th Rifle Division - Lt. General Lopatin

8th Army - General Belov P. A. - Positioned in the Kowel area

18th Corps - General Belov P. A.
196th Rifle Division - General Belov P. A.
206th Rifle Division - Lt. General Gerasimov M. N.
116th Rifle Division - Mj. General Ivanon I. I.

27th Corps - Lt. General Primakov T. S.
217th Rifle Division - Lt. General Primakov T. S.
120th Rifle Division - Lt. General Kuznec
143rd Rifle Division - Mj. General Parkhomenko

40th Corps - Lt. General Riabyshev
91st Rifle Division - Lt. General Riabyshev
90th Rifle Division - Mj. General Karpezo
97th Rifle Division - Mj. General Radus

31st Corps - Lt. General Golikov - Positioned in the Rowne area
114th Rifle Division - Lt. General Golikov
61st Rifle Division - Lt. General Naumenko N. F.
62nd Rifle Division - Lt. General Horolenko

2nd Mechanized Army*** - 17 divisions (11 tank, 6 motorized, one command) - Marshal Zhukov

2nd Mechanized Army HQ/15th Tank Division - Marshal Zhukov - Positioned in the Tarnopol area.

4th Mechanized Corps - General Pavlov D. G. - Positioned in the Lvov area
12th Tank Division - General Pavlov
11th Tank Division - Lt. General Kurkin
29th Motorized Division - Lt. General Gordov

6th Mechanized Corps - Lt. General Zakharov G. F.
6th Tank Division - Mj. General Vasilev
4th Tank Division - Lt. General Zaev
240th/7th Motorized Division - Lt. General Zakharvo G. F.

7th Mechanized Corps - Lt. General Badanov
13th Tank Division - Mj. General Bolotnikov
14th Tank Division - Lt. General Badanov
15th Motorized Division - Lt. General Gerasimov

9th Mechanized Corps - Lt. General Novikov N. A.
18th Tank Division - Lt. General Novikov N. A.
19th Tank Division - Lt. General Lazarev
202nd Motorized Rifle Division - Lt. General Poplavski

10th Mechanized Corps - Lt. General Katkov
20th Tank Division - Lt. General Katkov
21st Tank Division - Lt. General Panov
239th Motorized Division - Lt. General Kostenko​

1st Ukrainian Front - 21 divisions - General Vlassov

1st Ukrainian Front HQ/52nd Rifle Division - General Vlassov - Positioned in the Lvov area

4th Army - General Terekhin

33rd Corps - General Terekhin
100th Rifle Division - General Terekhin
169th Rifle Division - Mj. General Povetkin
130th Rifle Division - Mj. General Remezov F. N.
119th Rifle Division - Lt. General Kamkov

9th Corps - Lt. General Kondratchev
31st Rifle Division - Lt. General Kondratchev
117th Rifle Division - Lt. General Sinilov
31st Rifle Division - Lt. General Dementev
23rd Rifle Division - Lt. General Bondarev

38th Corps - Lt. General Lyudnikov
73rd Rifle Division - Lt. General Lyudnikov
75th Rifle Division - Lt. General Morgunov
78th Rifle Division - Lt. General Ter Gasparian

14th Army - General Tiulenev - Positioned at Stanislawow

24th Corps - General Tiulenev
193rd Rifle Division - General Tiulenev
200th Rifle Division - Lt. General Remezov F. M.
54th Rifle Division - Lt. General Krivoshein

30th Corps - Lt. General Govorov
50th Rifle Division - Lt. General Govorov
55th Rifle Division - Lt. General Gorbatov
121st Rifle Division - Lt. General Antonov A. I.

43rd Corps - Lt. General Kreizer
163rd Motorized Division - Lt. General Kreizer
198th Motorized Rifle Division - Lt. General Krylov

1st Independent Air Descente Corps
- Lt. General Zyryanov - Positioned at Kiev

7th Paratrooper Division - Lt. General Zyryanov
98th Paratrooper Division - Mj. General Tikhonov
76th Paratrooper Division - Lt. General Zhadov​

2nd Ukrainian Front - 28 divisions - General Meretskov******

2nd Ukrainian Front HQ/53rd Rifle Division - General Meretskov****** - Positioned in the Beltsy area.

11th Army - General Bulganin

29th Corps - Lt. General Susaikov
99th Rifle Division - Lt. General Susaikov
173rd Rifle Division - Lt. General Sharokin
27th Rifle Division - Lt. General Koroteev

35th Corps - Lt. General Kryukov
65th Rifle Division - Lt. General Kryukov
59th Rifle Division - Mj. General Karmanov
164th Rifle Division - Lt. General Podlas

44th Corps - Mj. General Cherokmanov
112th Rifle Division - Mj. General Cherokmanov
111st Rifle Division - Mj. General Blagodatob
110th Rifle Division - Mj. General Gagen
212th Motorized Division - Mj. General Vershinin

42nd Corps - General Bulganin - Positioned in the Balta area
108th Rifle Division - General Bulganin
210th Motorized Division - Mj. General Romanenko I. G.
107th Rifle Division - Lt. General Fediuninski - Positioned in the Mogilev Podolski area

2nd Army - General Maslennikov - Positioned in the Ismail area

34th Corps - General Maslennikov
22nd Rifle Division - General Maslennikov
19th Rifle Division - Lt. General Zygin
89th Rifle Division - Lt. General Nikishin

36th Corps - Lt. General Trubnikov
182nd Rifle Division - Lt. General Trubnikov
16th Rifle Division - Lt. General Ozerov
3rd Rifle Division - Lt. General Ahmanov

37th Corps - Lt. General Vishnevskij
33rd Rifle Division - Lt. General Vishnevskij
180th Rifle Division - Lt. General Pervushkin
181st Rifle Division - Mj. General Potaturchev

41st Corps - Lt. General Ivanov V. D. - Positioned in the Chisinev area
98th Rifle Division - Lt. General Ivanov V. D.
102nd Rifle Division - Lt. General Nedelin
105th Rifle Division - Lt. General Korovnikov

Front Reserve, 81st Motorized Division - Lt. General Simoniak​

Defense Regions Garrisons

Riga Defense Region Garrison - Lt. General Zherdev
149th Rifle Division

Leningrad Defense Region Garrison - Mj. General Belous
148th Rifle Division

Smolensk Defense Region Garrison - Lt. General Pern
151st Rifle Division

Kiev Defense Region Garrison - Mj. General Zhuravlev E. P.
150th Rifle Division

Odessa Defense Region Garrison - Lt. General ROmanov M. T.
145th Rifle Division​

Strategic Reserve - Commanded by Stavka
3rd Cavalry Division
6th Cavalry Division
9th Cavalry Division
24th Cavalry Division
32nd Cavalry Division​

Total Strength - 208 divisions

Air Forces

1st Fighter Fleet - Lt. General Rygachov - Stationed in Tallinn
3. IAD
7. IAD
8. IAD
24. IAD​

2nd Fighter Fleet - Lt. General Thor - Stationed in Stanislawow
32. IAD
36. IAD
38. IAD
39. IAD​

3rd Fighter Fleet - General Falaleev - Stationed in Vitebsk
1. IAD
2. IAD
4. IAD
6. IAD​

4th Fighter Fleet - Marshal Astakhov - Stationed in Kiev
9. IAD
10. IAD
14. IAD
29. IAD​

5th Fighter Fleet - Lt. General Eremin - Stationed in Odessa
41. IAD
43. IAD
44. IAD
47. IAD​

6th Fighter Fleet - General Vershinin - Stationed in Lida
56. IAD
57. IAD
73. IAD
96. IAD​

7th Fighter Fleet - Marshal Skripko - Stationed in Mogilev
54. IAD
78. IAD​

1st Bomber Fleet - General Yakovlev - Stationed in Riga
12. BAD
13. BAD
30. BAD
33. BAD​

1st CAS Fleet - General Novikov - Stationed in Kiev
22. ShAD
25. ShAD
46. ShAD
77. ShAD​

2nd CAS Fleet - General Smushkevich - Stationed in Riga
9. ShAD
10. ShAD
11. ShAD
72. ShAD​

3rd CAS Fleet - Mj. General Kutakhov - Stationed in Gomel
1. ShAD
2. ShAD​


Navy

Baltic Sea Fleet - Grand Admiral Kuznetsov - Based in Leningrad

Gangut-class battleship Marat
Gangut-class battleship Oktyabrskaya Revoluciya
1st Destroyer Group, Norvik-class
4th Destroyer Group, Gnevnyi-class
1st Submarine Flotilla, Series II-class
2nd Submarine Flotilla, Series II-class
3rd Submarine Flotilla, Series II-class
4th Submarine Flotilla, Series II-class
5th Submarine Flotilla, Series II-class
6th Submarine Flotilla, Series II-class
7th Submarine Flotilla, Series II-class
1st Transport Flotilla​

Black Sea Fleet - Vice Admiral Dolinin - Based in Sevastopol

Gangut-class battleship Parishskaya Kommuna
Krasni Kavkaz-class heavy cruiser Krasni Kavkaz
Profintern-class light cruiser Profintern
Profintern-class light cruiser Pamiat Merkurya
Profintern-class light cruiser Chervonaya Ukraina
5th Destroyer Group, Norvik-class
11th Submarine Flotilla, AG-Boat class
24th Submarine Flotilla, AG-Boat class
25th Submarine Flotilla, AG-Boat class

*A mountaineer division named as a regular rifle division.
**These "three rifle divisions" actually form one mountaineer division
***Mechanized Armies, while designated as such, are actually Front-sized formations. Their experimental structure makes their organization differ greatly from other, infantry-centric Fronts.
****Despite being named a mechanized division, it was still a strictly motorized force, being created out of the 188th Rifle Division amongst the first motorized formations.
*****Where formation positions are shown, they apply for all the formations after it until another position is told.
******De jure. De facto his job in STAVKA meant that his visits to the 2nd Ukrainian Front were rare.
 
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