Kursk - Russian OB - North Caucasus Front


This page shows the Order of Battle for the North Caucasus Front

The OB below shows the complete hierarchy of the Front, as far as I have been able to ascertain. The indents are used to show the levels of reporting - each indent showing units subordinate to the previous.
The notes column includes the following info:

Unit Commander Notes
North Caucasus Front Petrov, IE
108 Guards Rifle Div. Formed from 4/10GRB 5.7.43
109 Guards Rifle Div. Formed from 6/9GRB 10.7.43
124 Super Heavy Howitzer Brig 203mm How; from 136, 350 SHHR 7.43
125 Super Heavy Howitzer Brig 203mm How; from 136, 1147 SHHR 7.43
1449 SU Regiment
16 Antitank Brigade 60 AT; 29, 103, 489 AT Rgts
244 Tank Regiment Front reserve
255 Naval Rifle Brigade Formed from 1NRB by Black Sea Fleet; Novorossiisk
257 Tank Regiment Front reserve
258 Tank Regiment Front reserve
29 Mortar Brigade 120mm MTR
5 Guards Tank Bde.
6 Antitank Brigade 60 AT; 92, 98, 426 AT Rgts
6 Guards Tank Regt. Front reserve
63 Tank Brigade Front reserve
7 Antitank Brigade 40 76mm/20 45mm AT; 117, 418, 419 AT Rgts
75 Tank Bn (Separate) Front reserve
83 Naval Rifle Brigade Formed in NC MD from previous 83NRB; Novorossiisk
85 Tank Regiment Front reserve
13 Mountain Corps
17 Corps
18 Army Leselidze, K.N. Kuban
132 Tank Bn (Separate)
176 Rifle Division Des 129GRD 9.10.43
216 Rifle Division To 10C/51 8.43
8 Guards Rifle Bde.
81 Naval Rifle Brigade Formed in N Caucasus MD from Black Sea Fleet
107 Rifle Brigade   Malaya Zemlya beachead
10 Guards Corps Novorossiysk
5 Guards Rifle Bde.
6 Guards Rifle Bde. Des 109GRD 10.7.43
7 Guards Rifle Bde. Des 110GRD 3.8.43
77 Mountain Division ?Des 77 RD 11 May 42
16 Corps
2 Guards Rifle Div. Turchinskiy, AP 127RD Gds 18.9.41
32 Guards Rifle Div. Formed from 2 Airborne Corps 20.5.42
20 Corps Novorossiysk
22 Corps Kerch
318 Rifle Division w/47 2.43; w/18 9.43; Des 318MD 15.8.44
417 Rifle Division
56 Army Grechko, A.A. Kuban
20 Mountain Division Formed 20 RD 1944
257 Rifle Division 2 Formation raised 3.7.43; w/10 51 1.44
317 Rifle Division Kerch 11.43 w/22C/18A
328 Rifle Division
339 Rifle Division
353 Rifle Division
383 Rifle Division
395 Rifle Division
61 Rifle Division
62 Cannon Brigade
3 Mountain Corps Caucasus
242 Mountain Division
83 Mountain Division
9 Mountain Division Provided cadre for 75RD 1.42
58 Army Melnik, K.S. N Caucasus
295 Rifle Division NC 1.43
414 Rifle Division 1 formn disbanded 2.42; NC w/44 1.43
77 Rifle Division Taman peninsula
89 Rifle Division
9 Army Grechikhin, A.A. Krasnodar
276 Rifle Division Terek River 1.43
351 Rifle Division
11 Corps
131 Rifle Brigade   Taman
19 Rifle Brigade  
57 Rifle Brigade    
84 Naval Rifle Brigade Formed in VMD from Black Sea Fleet
11 Guards Corps Kerch
10 Guards Rifle Bde. Des 108GRD 10.7.43
55 Guards Rifle Div. Arshintsev, BN 30RD Gds 18.12.42
9 Guards Rifle Bde. Des 109GRD 10.7.43
133 Rifle Brigade    
43 Rifle Brigade  
9 Independent Corps
157 Rifle Brigade    
256 Rifle Brigade    
301 Rifle Division Formed Jun-Aug 43
34 Rifle Brigade  


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