Group of Soviet Forces in Germany

Группа советских войск в Германии

Military Unit: 25655


Activated 11.6.45 in Potsdam, East Germany, as the Group of Soviet Occupation Forces in Germany, from HQ 1st Belorussian Front.

26.3.54 renamed Group of Soviet Forces in Germany.

Organisation 1960:

In 6.60 the 6th Artillery Division was transferred to the Soviet Union, and was disbanded.

In 6.64 the 18th Guards Combined Arms Army was transferred to Alma-Ata, Alma-Ata Oblast.

Organisation 1970:

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

1.6.89 renamed Western Group of Forces.

31.8.94 disbanded.