71st Marine Rifle Brigade ( 1st formation ) - a military unit of the Armed Forces of the USSR , which took part in the Great Patriotic War .
|Armed forces||USSR Armed Forces|
|Type of Armed Forces||land|
|The type of troops (forces)||Marines|
1941 : Moscow defense in the area of the city of Yakhroma
|Successor||2nd Guards Rifle Brigade|
Full name: "71st Marine Rifle Brigade"
- 1 History of the brigade
- 2 Submission
- 3 Commanders
- 4 memory
- 5 Literature
- 6 References
Formed in October 1941 in Moshkovo, Novosibirsk Region (Siberian Military District) from the sailors of the Pacific Fleet , the Amur Flotilla , the Yaroslavl Navy semi-crew and personnelVMUZ , as well as Siberians called up from the reserve, as the 71st Rifle Brigade ; December 27, 1941 renamed the 71st Marine Rifle Brigade .
In the Field Army from November 27, 1941 to January 5, 1942 .
Arrived at the Zagorsk station in the Moscow region at the end of November 1941. The next day she was sent to the area of the city of Yakhroma and entered the battle from the march. Fulfilling the order to push the enemy away from the eastern shore of the Moscow-Volga canal , on the morning of December 1, the brigade forced the canal and launched an offensive in the direction of Yazykovo and Olgovo .
By the end of December, the 71st brigade advanced westward for 100 km and liberated more than 30 settlements, including Solnechnogorsk .
From the report of the headquarters of the 1st shock army:
The battles of the 71st separate naval rifle brigade, which she waged for the village of Yazykovo , the villages of Bornosovo , Timonovo and on the Lama River, were the most successful of all the battles that were waged by the army ... "
On January 5, 1942, the brigade was transformed into the 2nd Guards Rifle Brigade , thus becoming the first Guards Rifle Corps of the Navy .
- Western Front , 1st Shock Army - on 01/01/1941.
- Bezverkhov, Yakov Petrovich (10/18/1941 - 01/05/1942), Colonel .
The brigade is mentioned on the slab of the memorial complex “Siberian Warriors”, Lenin-Snegirevsky Military History Museum .
"Defending Moscow, they became guards" - on the slab of the memorial complex "Siberian Warriors".
Memorial complex “To the Siberian Warriors”, Lenin-Snegirevsky military-historical museum .