Soviet Army


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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.

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Visiting the martyrdom an Azerbaijani man Nasir Dadashov made an explanation to Cihan News Agency and said those days Soviet army had attacked to Azerbaijan abruptly.
Caption: Ukrainian soldiers fought in large numbers alongside Russians in the Soviet Army during WWII.
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