40th Army Corps

40-й армейский корпус

Military Unit: 55590


Activated 23.12.43 as the 123rd Rifle Corps.

Organisation 10.45:

In 4.46 all three divisions were reduced to independent Rifle Brigades:

23.7.49 the 48th independent Rifle Brigade was transferred to the Turkestan Military District.

Organisation 1950:

18.9.53 the 10th independent Rifle Brigade was renamed 63rd Mechanised Division.

In 10.53 the 21st independent Rifle Brigade was renamed 43rd Rifle Division.

13.6.55 renamed 40th Rifle Corps:

4.6.57 renamed 40th Army Corps:

Disbanded 7.10.60.