BOX 053: Sov Front + Tk Army HQs + Reserves (FSO)

BOX 053: Soviet Front + Tk Army HQs + Reserves (FSO)

Mar 2019:

Using the Front Scale Orbat

Front HQ:

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).

NQM FSO Soviet Front HQ with Artillery and AA

NQM Soviet Front HQ with Artillery and AA (FSO)

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).

NQM FSO Soviet Army HQ with Artillery AA and Armour under Command

NQM Soviet Army HQ with Artillery AA and Armour under Command (FSO)

Jan 2018

The army and front reserves have moved in, as the rifle divisions move west to Boxes 046 and 047.

Box 053 Base Jan 2018 - Soviet Front and Army Reserves

Aug 2017

The Guard Rifle Division and Naval Division have both moved to Box 054 and slimmed further in Orbat to (FSO)

NQM Soviet Guards Division Aug 2017

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:

Soviet Naval Division Aug 2017

Advertisements

Please Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.