PERSONALIA
 
Name:  17 gvardeiskaya strelkovaya divizia
Country:  U.S.S.R.
Category:  Units, branches etc.
Biography:  On 19 August 1939 formed as 119th Rifle Division. On 1 January 1940 redesignated as 119th Motorized Rifle Division. On 17 April 1940 redesignated as 119th Rifle Division. On 17 March 1942 redesignated as 17th Guards Rifle Division.
     
     
ZNAK "GVARDIA"
Awarded on: March 17th, 1942
 
     
ORDEN KRASNOGO ZNAMENI
Awarded on: September 29th, 1943
 
     
ORDEN SUVOROVA 2
Awarded on: July 2nd, 1944
 
 
 
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