2nd Guards Tatsinskaya Red Banner order of Suvorov Tank Division

2-я гвардейская танковая Тацинская Краснознамённая ордена Суворова дивизия

Military Unit: 43055; from 4.68; 59263; from 5.90: 49539

Activated 24.7.45 in Pskov, Pskov Oblast, from the 2nd Guards Tank Corps.

Organisation 1946:

23.5.53 re-organised:

During 1953 the 1695th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment was reduced to the 14th independent Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion.

In 4.55 the 14th independent Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion was renamed 1108th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment.

In 6.57 reorganised (ordered 12.3.57):

In 1960 the 00 independent Tank Training Battalion was disbanded.

19.2.62 re-organised:

In 4.68 (before the transfer to Mongolia) the 79th independent Reconnaissance Battalion was replaced by the 86th independent Reconnaissance Battalion, while (after the arrival in Mongolia) the 272nd Guards Motorised Rifle Regiment was replaced by the 456th Motorised Rifle Regiment.

In 1968 the 51st independent Guards Sapper Battalion was renamed 51st independent Guards Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 1084th independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

3.2001 renamed 3742nd Guards Central Tank Reserve Base.

2005 disbanded.




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The division was maintained as a Ready Division - First Line (US terms: Category I) - manning was almost 95%.