13th Rifle Corps

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The 13th Rifle Corps was an infantry formation of the Red Army, first formed in 1922.

On October 12, 1922, the Corps began forming in the Turkestan Front. Alexander Todorsky became the corps commander.[1][2]

Part of the formation was involved in the fight against the Basmachis in Bukhara and Samarkand.

In July 1935, the Corps disbanded.

Submission[edit]

Combat operations[edit]

On October 12, 1922, the Commander of the Turkestan Front issued Order No. 345 on the formation of the 13th Rifle Corps from units located in the Bukhara People's Republic and Samarkand Oblast. The headquarters was established in the city of New Bukhara, now seemingly Kogon, Uzbekistan. Corps led the Revolutionary Military Council.[3][4][5][6]

On October 12, 1922, the commander of the Turkestan Front issued Order No. 1436/575, in which the headquarters of the abolished Bukhara group of troops turned on the formation of Management 13th RC.[3][4]

In April–May 1923, the Revolutionary Military Council in housing were subject to Bukhara of the Red Army.[3][4]

Corps units were involved in the fight against Basmachis in Bukhara and Samarkand.

Facilities location:

The corps disbanded in July 1935.[3][4]

Second Formation[edit]

The corps was reformed in the Kiev Military District (КВО) in accordance with Order No. 194 of the military district of December 5, 1936. Headquarters was located in the city of Belaya Tserkov.

Reformed 1936, in 12th Army, Kiev Special Military District, under General Major N.K. Kirillov, with 44th, 58th, and 192nd Mountain Rifle Divisions on 22 June 1941. Appears to have spent much of 1945 within the Front Troops of Transcaucasus Front, consisting of 392nd Rifle Division and 94th Rifle Brigade.[7] On 1 January 1948, still with Transcaucasus Military District, comprising 10th Guards Rifle Division and 414th Rifle Division.[8] By January 1951 it had become 13th Mountain Rifle Corps, with 10th Guards Mountain Rifle Division, and 145th Mountain Rifle Division. (Feskov et al. 2013, 53), and was still in that configuration in 1954 (Feskov et al. 2013, 55).

31st Army Corps[edit]

The 13th Mountain Rifle Corps was disbanded by being redesignated 31st Special Rifle Corps on 1 July 1956, and then successively 31st Special Army Corps (1 October 1957) and 31st Army Corps (9 May 1961).[9]

In February 1962 the 145th Mountain Rifle Division was renamed the 145th Motor Rifle Division.[9]

On 1 June 1962 the 10th Guards Mountain Rifle Division was renamed 10th Guards Motor Rifle Division.

Formations in 1970 included:

Commanders[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.rkka.ru/handbook/personal/repress/komkor.htm site of the Red Army . Encyclopedia . Repression of the Red Army. Corps Commander . P. 57. Todorsky Alexander.
  2. ^ Centrasia site . Todorsky AI
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k TSGSA . F.895 , 672 etc.; 1922 - 1926.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Website "Archives of Russia ." Central State Archive of the Soviet Army.
  5. ^ Stepanov Posters and encryption of the Red Army 1922-1924 .
  6. ^ Website SIBERIA.
  7. ^ Combat composition of the Soviet Army, 1945, via Soldat.ru.
  8. ^ Feskov et al 2013, 51.
  9. ^ a b Holm, http://www.ww2.dk/new/army/corps/31ak.htm, see also Feskov et al 2013, 535.

References[edit]

  1. Central State Archive of the Soviet Army. F.895, 672 etc.; 1922 - 1926 . - 13th sc.
  2. Stepanov Posters and encryption of the Red Army 1922-1924 . Part I. Storeroom . Number 4 (32 ), 2009 .
  3. V.I. Feskov, Golikov V.I., K.A. Kalashnikov, and S.A. Slugin, The Armed Forces of the USSR after World War II, from the Red Army to the Soviet (Part 1: Land Forces). (В.И. Слугин С.А. Вооруженные силы СССР после Второй Мировой войны: от Красной Армии к Советской (часть 1: Сухопутные войска)) Томск, 2013.[1] Improved version of 2004 work with many inaccuracies corrected.

Further reading[edit]

External links[edit]

  1. http://guides.rusarchives.ru/browse/guidebook.html?bid=121&sid=91911 Website "Archives of Russia ." Central State Archive of the Soviet Army. Section VIII. Management and staffs of the infantry formations and units . Office of the rifle corps .
  2. Website SIBERIA. http://siberia-miniatures.ru/forum/showthread.php?fid=29&tid=158 Studio "Siberia" forum »The interwar period (1918-1939) / The inter-war period (1918-1939)» Thread: Posters and encryption of the Red Army . 1922-1924 - Page 1.
  3. http://www.centrasia.ru/person2.php?&st=1098352039 Todorsky Alexander.