29th Combined Arms Army

29-я общевойсковая армия

Military Unit: 26001


Activated 22.6.56 in Arkhangelsk, Arkhangelsk Oblast, as the 44th Special Rifle Corps, from HQ Arkhangelsk Military District.

In 6.57 renamed 44th Special Army Corps.

Organisation 1960:

29.8.61 renamed 44th Army Corps.

Organisation 1970:

12.5.70 renamed 29th Combined Army Army.

In 3.79 the 12th Motorised Rifle Division was transferred to Mongolia, and was replaced by the 198th Motorised Rifle Division.

Organisation 1980:

1.6.82 the 5th Guards Tank Division was detached, and was renamed 48th independent Guards Army Corps.

In 2.87 the 91st Motorised Rifle Division arrived from Mongolia.

Organisation 1988:

28.2.88 renamed 57th Army Corps.

Disbanded 1993.