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Appendix: Statistical Tables Table A. Composition of Opposing Forces, 22 June 1941 Germany Soviet Union Types of Army OKH Field Stavka Forces Groups Reserve Total Army Reserve Total Army Groups (Fronts) 3 — 3 3 — 3 Armies 8 1 9 15 6 21 Panzer Groups 4 — 4 — — — Corps 40 AC—28 MotC—10 MtnC—2 7 AC—6 MotC—1 47 AC—34 MotC—11 MtnC—2 58 RC—32 MC—20 CC—3 AbnC—3 19 RC—14 MC—5 77 RC—46 MC—25 CC—3 AbnC—3 Divisions 125 ID—78 PzD—17 MotD—9 JägD—4 MtnD—3 CD—1 PolD—1 SecD—9 SSMotD—3 27 ID—23 PzD—2 MotD—1 MtnD—1 152 ID—101 PzD—19 MotD—10 JägD—4 MtnD—4 CD—1 PolD—1 SecD— 9 SSMotD—3 163 RD—97 TD—40 MD—20 CD—6 57 RD—42 TD—10 MD—5 220 RD—139 TD—50 MD—25 CD—6 Brigades 4 CavB—1 SSMotB—2 1 LehrB—1 5 CavB—1 LehrB—1 SSMotB—2 11 RB—2 AbnB—9 — 11 RB—2 AbnB—9 Regiments 1 MotIR—1 — 1 MotIR—1 20 MtcR—20 5 MtcR—5 25 MtcR—25 Fortified regions — — — 41 — 41 Table A (continued) Romania Types of Army OKH Forces Groups Reserve Total Armies — 2 2 Corps 2 MtnC—1 CC—1 4 AC—4 6 AC—4 MtnC—1 CC—1 Divisions 4 ID—4 10 ID—9 AD—1 14 ID—13 AD—1 Brigades 6 MtnB—3 CB—3 3 FB—2 CB—1 9 MtnB—3 CB—4 FB—2 Sources: Boevoi sostov Sovetskoi armii, Chast’ 1 (Iiun’–dekabr’ 1941 goda) [The combat composition of the Soviet Army, pt. 1 (June–December 1941)] (Moscow: VAGSh, 1964), 7–14; Horst Boog, Jurgen Förster, Joachim Hoffmann, Ernst Klink, Rolf-Dieter Müller, and Gerd R. Ueberschär, Germany and the Second World War, vol. IV, The Attack on the Soviet Union, trans. Dean S. McMurry, Ewald Osers, and Louise Willmot (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1999), 222–224; Mark Axworthy, Cornel Scafeú, and Cristian Craciunoiu, Third Axis, Fourth Ally: Romanian Armed Forces in the European War, 1941–1945 (London: Arms & Armour Press, 1995), 45–46. Note: Romanian forces came under German operational control after they had reconquered lost Romanian territory. “OKH Reserves” includes Romanian forces committed on or shortly after 2 July. Romanian Armored Division was brigade-sized. German Romanian Soviet AC – army corps MtnC – mountain corps RC – rifle corps MotC – motorized corps AC – army corps MC – mechanized corps MtnC – mountain corps CC –cavalry corps CC – cavalry corps ID – infantry division ID – infantry division AbnC – airborne corps PzD – panzer division AD – armored division RD – rifle division MotD – motorized division MtnB – mountain brigade TD – tank division JägD – jäger (light) division CB – cavalry brigade MD – motorized division MtnD – mountain division FB – fortress brigade CD – cavalry division CD – cavalry division RB – rifle brigade PolD – police division AbnB – airborne brigade SecD – security division MtcR – motorcycle regiment SSMotD – SS motorized division FB – fortified region CavB – cavalry brigade SSMotB – SS motorized brigade LehrB – training brigade MotR – motorized regiment 366 Appendix Statistical Tables 367 Table B. Comparative Strengths of Opposing Forces, 22 June 1941 UÊ iÀ“>˜Þ—3,050,000 men organized into 8 armies, 45 corps, 148 divisions, and 5 brigades assigned to Army Groups North, Center, and South and the OKH, which were deployed from the southern shore of the Baltic Sea into Romania, plus 67,000 men organized into 2 corps, 4 divisions, and 1 combat group deployed in Finland (with 2 corps consisting of 2 mountain divisions, 1 infantry division, and an SS combat group in northern Finland, as well as 1 division in reserve in southern Finland on 30 June).1 UÊ ,œ“>˜ˆ>—325,685 men organized into 2 armies, 6 corps, 14 divisions, and 9 brigades, of which roughly 150,000 men in 4 divisions and 6 brigades were committed to action on 22 June and the remainder on or after 2 July.2 UÊ ˆ˜>˜`—500,000 men organized into 4 corps, 1 group, 14 divisions, and 3 brigades, with 1 corps and 2 divisions in northern Finland and 4 corps, 1 group, and 14 divisions and 3 brigades in southern Finland.3 UÊ -œÛˆiÌ Union—Soviet military forces immediately available to counter Germany’s Barbarossa invasion included Red Army Field (Operating) forces stationed in the western border military districts (the Baltic, Western, and Southwestern Military...

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9780700621521
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9780700621217
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OCLC
923132453
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568
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2015-10-13
Language
English
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