Friday, 14 September 2012

62nd Army, Orders of battle Stalingrad

Active 10 Jul 1942 to 16 Apr 1943

STAVKA Representatives

Army General G.K. Zhukov

Army General G.K. Zhukov
G.K. Zhukov

Colonel-General of Artillery N.N. Voronov

Colonel-General of Artillery N.N. Voronov
N.N. Voronov

Colonel-General A.M. Vasilevsky

Colonel-General A.M. Vasilevsky
A.M. Vasilevsky

Stalingrad Front

Colonel General Andrey Yeryomenko

Colonel General Andrey Yeryomenko
Andrey Yeryomenko

Political Officer Nikita Khrushchev

Political Officer Nikita Khrushchev
Nikita Khrushchev

The Stalingrad Front, under the command of Colonel General Andrey Yeryomenko, assisted by Political Officer Nikita Khrushchev, included the following units.


Lieutenant General Vasily Chuikov

Lieutenant General Vasily Chuikov
Vasily Chuikov

Guards Rifle Divisions

13th Guards Rifle Division, General Aleksander Ilyich Rodimtsev.
35th Guards Rifle Division,  General Vasili A. Glazkov  (Killed on  8th Sept 1942) (later Colonel V.P.
37th Guards Rifle Division, General Viktor Grigorivich Zholudev
39th Guards Rifle Division, General Vasili A. Glazkov

Rifle Divisions

45th Rifle Division, Lieutenant-Colonel Vasili Pavlovich Sokolov
95th Rifle Division, Vasili Akimovich Gorishny
112th Rifle Division, Lieutenant-Colonel Vasili Pavlovich Sokolov
138th Rifle Division, Ivan Ivanovich Gorishny Lyudnikov
193rd Rifle Division, General Fedor Nikandrovich Smekhotvorov
196th Rifle Division, Brigade Commissar Averin (later Colonel S.P. Ivanov)
244th Rifle Division, Colonel G.A. Afanasiev
284th Rifle Division, Colonel Nikolai F. Batuyk
308th Rifle Division, Colonel Leonti Nikolayevich Gurtiev
10th NKVD Division, Colonel A.A. Sarayev

Naval Infantry Brigades

92nd Naval Infantry Brigade, Colonel Tarasov (Abandoned Brigade
during heavy fighting in Stalingrad. Court-martialled and probably executed)
(later Major I.I. Samodai)

Special Brigades

42nd, Colonel M.S. Batrakov (wounded Sept. 23th 1942)
115th, Colonel K.M. Andryusenko
124th, Colonel Seymon F. Gorokov
149th, Lieutenant-Colonel V.A. Bolvinov (killed Nov. 2nd 1942) (later Major I.D. Durnev

Motorised Rifle Brigades

38th Motorised Rifle Brigade, Colonel Ivan D. Burmakov

Tank Brigades

84th Tank Brigade, Colonel D.N. Bely
137th Tank Brigade
189th Tank Brigade, Lieutenant-Colonel K.S. Udovichenko


8th Air Army General Timofey Khryukin