BOX 053: Sov Naval Inf

BOX 053 : Baltic Fleet Naval Infantry (May 2015)

Soviet tank army 1940-41The Soviet Navy fielded 40 brigades (…0f 5-10 battalions … ), (… of which 2 and 5 Brigades had tank battalions attached …), 6 independent regiments and a number of independent battalions.

Polmar N. (1991). The Naval Institute Guide to the Soviet Navy 5th ed.

053 Base:

Brigade commander, Gaz AA truck, 45mm anti-tank gun with horsedrawn limber

(Card) Truck with 2 pioneer bases

2 Regimental HQs: Commander, commisar, anti-tank rifle, 82mm mortar

6 Infantry battalions: Commander, MMG, 3 rifles

Tank Corps: Command BT-5, 2 BT-5, captured Finnish support artillery BT

2 100 mm field guns M1944 BS-3 (Airfix 6pdr stand-ins) with STZ-3 tractors, 120mm mortar with Komosolets limber, FOO

BOX 52 Top: Soviet Naval Infantry Brigade

053 Top:

Brigade HQ: Commander, commisar, anti-tank rifle, 82mm mortar

5 Infantry battalions: Commander, MMG, 3 rifles

3 120mm Mortar battalions, 3 two-horse limbers

3 MMG

2 17mm regimental guns , 2 two-horse limbers

76.2mm Zis3 divisional gun, STZ-3 tractor

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