South Ural Military District

South Ural Military District
Active Dec 1 1941-Jan 15 1958
Country Soviet Union
Type Military district
Headquarters Bashkir
Engagements Great Patriotic War
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The South Ural Military District (YuUrVO(ЮУрВО)) was a military administrative division of the Soviet Armed Forces. It existed from 1 December 1941 to 15 January 1958.


According the directive № 0444 of People's Commissar of Defense of the USSR Josef Stalin on November 26 1941, established the South Ural Military District in Bashkir, Headquarters of the Military District was in Chkalov, appointed Lieutenant General Vladimir Nikolaevich Kurdyumov as commander. The management of YuUrVO was formed on the basis of Headquarters Orel Military District. The district included the territory of Chkalov Oblast, Bashkir ASSR and West Kazakh.

The 193rd Rifle Division was reformed at Sorochinsk, within the District's boundaries, from December 1941 to 3 January 1942.

During the Khrushchev reduction of 1958, the South Ural Military District was disbanded, and its territory was assigned to the Volga and the Turkestan Military District.



Further reading

  • (Russian) Приказ о территориальном составе военных округов Европейской части СССР № 0444, 26 ноября 1941 г.
  • (Russian) Сборник указов, постановлений, решений, распоряжений и приказов военного времени. 1944 г. Л.: Газетно-журнальное и книжное издательство, 1945. 78 с.
  • (Russian) Приказы Верховного Главнокомандующего в период Великой Отечественной войны Светского Союза. М., 1975. 598 с.
  • (Russian) «50 лет Вооруженным Силам СССР», М., 1968
  • (Russian) Великая Отечественная война Советского Союза. 1941—1945. Краткая история. М., 1970. 640 с.
  • (Russian)
  • (Russian) «Краснознаменный Приволжский. Исторический очерк»
  • (Russian) «Великая Отечественная война. 1941—1945» четыре тома
  • (Russian) Великая Отечественная война: цифры и факты. Москва, 1995. 321 с.
  • (Russian)
  • (Russian) П. Г. Агарышев (под редакцией), сборник-справочник, «Урал ковал победу»

External links

  • (Russian) Сайт Наши песни.
  • (Russian) Сайт Милитера.
  • (Russian) Боевой состав Красной Армии на 1 января 1944 г.
  • (Russian) Сайт Милитера.
  • (Russian) Справочник по истории Коммунистической партии и Советского Союза 1898—1991
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