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2.Maps
3.Video files
4.Articles
5.Soviet TO&Es

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1.Documents

Review of the dissertation of the Candidate of Military Sciences, Commander of the Airborne Forces of the Soviet Army, General of the Army V.F. Margelov, 1968 (the document is kept in the Branch State Archives of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine).

 

Review of the dissertation of the Doctor of Military Sciences, Commander of the Airborne Forces of the Soviet Army, General of the Army V.F. Margelov, 1972. Dissertation was not defended (the document is kept in the Branch State Archives of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine).

 

Report on mobilization readiness of the Soviet Army. Form No. 2 (Formations, units and institutions of all Forces, combat arms (services) and rear services). 1986.

   

 

Critical review of the commander of the Odessa Military District Colonel-General M.V. Lugovtsev, on the theoretical work of the Military Academy of the General Staff of the USSR Armed Forces "Offensive operation of the front to the entire depth of the theater of operations", in which they tried to substantiate the possibility of a continuous front offensive to a depth of 2000 km or more (the document is kept in the Branch State Archives of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine).

 

Critical review of the chief of staff of the Odessa Military District Lieutenant-General L.P. Kazakov, on the draft dissertation on the topic "Operations of the troops of the South-Western and Southern fronts in the Kharkov direction in May 1942", in which an attempt was made to reveal the reasons for the defeat of the Soviet troops (the document is kept in the Branch State Archives of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine).

 

Review of the dissertation on the topic of the rationale for the creation of an independent South Asian theater of military operations, 1966. Later it received the name of the Southern theater of operations (the document is kept in the Branch State Archives of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine).

  

Review of the dissertation on the topic "The use of a marine division in the amphibious assault without the use of nuclear weapons in the conditions of the Far Eastern theater of operations", 1973 (the document is kept in the Branch State Archives of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine).

  

Review of the textbook on the topic "Motorized Rifle Division in the Marine Landing Operation in the Far Eastern Theater of Operations", 1975 (the document is kept in the Branch State Archives of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine).

 

Review of the Cuban dissertation on the topic "Combat actions of a tank division in an army antiamphibious operation", 1981 (the document is kept in the Branch State Archives of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine).


Review of the Cuban dissertation on the topic "Combat use of the tank division of the Reserve of the High Command to defeat the airborne assault during antiamphibious defense", 1984 (the document is kept in the Branch State Archives of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine).


Review of the Cuban dissertation on the topic “Defense of the sea coast by a motorized rifle division in the conditions of Cuba in cooperation with territorial formations, parts of the Air Force and Navy”, 1984 (the document is kept in the Branch State Archives of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine).

Review of the Cuban dissertation on the topic "Organization and conduct of operational camouflage in the framework of the antiamphibious operation of the RVS of Cuba during the transition of troops from peacetime to wartime", 1985 (the document is kept in the Branch State Archives of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine).

 

Review of the dissertation on the topic "The combat with the reserves of the enemy during the offensive operation of the front", 1966 (the document is kept in the Branch State Archives of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine).

Review of the dissertation on the topic "Military-geographical conditions of the Bavarian-Lorraine operational direction of the Western theater of operations and their influence on the landing and combat operations of large airborne assault forces used in the offensive operation of the ground forces", 1968 (the document is kept in the Branch State Archives of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine).

 

Report on the results of combat and political training of the Odessa military district for the 1972 academic year (the document is kept in the Branch State Archives of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine).

Document in PDF format.

 

 

Analysis of combat aviation losses in Afghanistan. A section from a manual on summarizing the experience of aviation use, approved by the Commander-in-Chief of the USSR Air Force, 1988.

 

The cost of the training center of a motorized rifle division (in thousands of rubles as of the Spring of 1988).

 

Report on the research work "Analysis of the development of unmanned aerial vehicles (for the period up to 2000) of a potential enemy and methods of their use in combat". Code "Corrida-1". 1986.

 

Stockpiles of aviation ammunition of the US Air Force in Europe according to the assessment of Soviet military intelligence as of January 1, 1987.

 

 

Research on the experience of cooperation between submarines and aviation of fascist Germany in World War II. Leningrad, 1975. The "Secret" classification was removed from this dissertation several years ago.

DOWNLOAD in PDF format.

 

General conclusions and recommendations for air combat of the MiG-21bis fighter against F-15, F-16, Tornado F-2, 1981.

 

General conclusions and recommendations for air combat of the MiG-23ML fighter against F-15, F-16, Tornado F-2, 1981.

 

 

General conclusions and recommendations on air combat of the MiG-23ML fighter against the F-15 and F-16 (crew - flight), 1981.

 

 

 


2.Maps:


The so-called "Kuklinsky's map": The plan of the offensive operation of the troops of the Coastal Front, developed at the Staff exercise in February 1970.
Information about this exercise was transmitted by Colonel of the General Staff of the Polish People's Army Ryszard Kuklinsky to the West, therefore, in 2005, upon the decision of the Minister of Defense of Poland Radoslaw Sikorski documents from this exersise were declassified and transferred for storage to the Institute of People's Memory. A copy of the map was also displayed in the Kuklinsky Museum Apartment in Warsaw.

Download large version of the map - pdf format, 19 megabytes.

 

The second document from the "Kuklinsky dossier": Map of the situation in the Western theater of operations during the Staff Exercise of the Allied Forces of the countries participating in the Warsaw Pact, 1979
Download the map - jpg format, 7 megabytes.

 


Ryszard Kuklinsky



3.Video files:


One of the best today visualizations of the scenario of actions in the Western theater of military operations, made according to the recollections of the former chief of the operations department of the headquarters of the 5th military district of the NVA of the GDR, Colonel Siegfried Lautsch.

It is not exhaustive, since the German allies were not privy to the real operational planning of Soviet troops, and could judge their tasks and the nature of possible actions only from the experience of the command and control staff and staff conferences.

Links to download video files:

#1,

#2,

#3

Siegfried Lautsch

 


4.Articles:

"Bricks, Pigs and Asphalt – the Three Main Economic Fronts of the Soviet Army"

Soviet nuclear support troops (“mute” troops) and exercise "Uranium-6.


5. TO&Es of military units and institutions of the Armed Forces of the USSR after World War II:


Section under development.