Soviet Army


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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Soviet Army

 

a term that replaced the term “Red Army” in February 1946. The term applies to all the armed forces of the USSR, except the navy.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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