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Friday, 14 September 2012

196th Rifle Division

The 196th Rifle Division Was raised at Dnepropetrovsk, Odessa military district in July 1941.

Commander

Brigade Commissar Dmitry Vasilyevich Averin,  9 January 1942 to  7 August 1942.

Brigade Commissar Dmitry Vasilyevich Averin
Dmitry Vasilyevich Averin














Colonel Vasily Polikarpovich Ivanov, 17 August 1942 to 12 December 1942.

863rd Infantry Regiment
884th Infantry Regiment
893rd Infantry Regiment
725th Artillery Regiment
, Sapper Battalion
228th Anti-Tank Battalion
353rd Anti-Aircraft Battalion
, Reconnaissance Company

Strength,
Locations,

196th Rifle Division, Photos
196th Rifle Division, Doc