Typical Soviet Abbreviations
Some typical coding of Soviet military maps and battle schemes
Abbreviations of units
* - On Apr. 12 the Byelorussian Front was renamed into the 1st Byelorussian Front
*- The 2nd Byelorussian Front was formed on Feb 17, 1944 based on the HQ of the North-Western Front. On Apr. 5 was disbanded and again formed on Apr. 24 after division of the Western Front to the 2nd and 3rd Byelorussian Fronts
*- Was formed on Apr. 24 after division of the Western Front to the 2nd and 3rd Byelorussian Fronts.
*1 - See also Battelfield.ru for other details.
In brackets marked units only partially presented.
BF -Byelorussian Front
GA -Guards Army
GRC - Guards Rifle Corps
GRD - Guards Rifle Division
GRR - Guards Rifle Regiment
GTA - Guards Tank Army
GTC - Guards Tank Corps
RC - Rifle Corps
STFlR - Separate Tank Flamethrower Regiment