Odessa Red Banner Military District

Одесский Краснознаменный военный округ

Military Unit: 00000


Activated 23.3.44 in Kirovograd, Kirovograd Oblast, from the HQ Baltic Military District (2nd formation).

9.7.45 new HQ activated from the old HQ Odessa Military District and HQ 2nd Ukrainian Front.

4.56 absorbed the disbanded Tauride Military District.

Organisation 1960:

In 3.67 the 45th Army Corps was transferred to the Far East, and was replaced by the 32nd Army Corps.

In 11.67 the 14th Combined Arms Army was renamed 14th Guards Combined Arms Army.

22.2.68 awarded the Red Banner.

Organisation 1970:

In 1973 the 55th Artillery Division was activated.

Organisation 1980:

In 1984 the 71st Artillery Division (mobilisation) was activated - 12.87 renamed 714th Territorial Training Center.

Organisation 1988:

1.92 taken over by Ukraine.