Red Army

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Red Army

 

(the Workers’ and Peasants’ Red Army, RKKA), from 1918 until 1946 the official name for the ground troops and air force. Together with the navy it constituted the armed forces of the USSR.

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