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17 gvardeiskaya strelkovaya divizia

Biography

On 19 August 1939 formed as 119th Rifle Division. On 1 January 1940 redesignated as 119th Motorized Rifle Division. On 17 April 1940 redesignated as 119th Rifle Division. On 17 March 1942 redesignated as 17th Guards Rifle Division.

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Awarded on: March 17th, 1942
Znak
Awarded on: September 29th, 1943
Orden Krasnogo Znameni
Awarded on: July 2nd, 1944
Orden Suvorova 2

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