BOX 053: Soviet Front + Tk Army HQs + Reserves (FSO)
Using the Front Scale Orbat
Comd (C3,L), Main HQ (C3,L), Air Army HQ (C3,L),4 Tk Bdes [BT-5s and 7s] (F3,L), 2 Tk Bdes [KV-1s] (F3,H)87 M/c Recce Bn (R1,L), 375 Eng Bn (E1,H), Log (L3,L), Medical (L3,Noncom), Log (L3,L).
2nd Tank Army HQ:
Comd Lt Gen A G Rodin (C1,L), Main HQ (C3,L), 11GdTk Bde [in box 024] (F3,H), 87 M/c Recce Bn (R1,L), 375 Eng Bn (E1,H), Log (L3,L), Medical [in box 029] (L3,Noncom), Log (L3,L).
The Guard Rifle Division and Naval Division have both moved to Box 054 and slimmed further in Orbat to (FSO)
Orbat August 6, 1942: 37, 38, 39, 40 and 41 Guards Rifle divisions, 18 tank corps (Dec 1942) My “Army” is much smaller – two divisions in fact.
Army commander in captured Schwimmwagen, artillery commander, commisar, 82mm mortar,
6 Rifle battalions – Commander, MMG, 3 rifles
Katyusha BM-13, 120mm mortar, 76mm ZiS-3 divisional gun, 2 two-horse limbers, 45mm anti-tank gun with one-horse limber, anti tank rifle, MMG
Field hospital, two-horse wagon, 2 pioneer bases
The new 25x50mm (s3) stands can be seen in the guards division, whereas the old 5-base stands can be seen in the naval division below: