5th Guards Tank Brigade at Kursk


Here is the 5th Guards Tank Army at Kursk. This was taken from the Command Decision mailing list (original source mainly Chris Sharp).

5th Guards Tank Army
      5th Gds Mech Corps
             10 Gds Mech brig (1,2,3 rifle bns,51 Gds Tank regt): 32 T34, 16 T70
             11 Gds Mech brig (1,2,3 rifle bns,54 Gds Tank regt): 32 T34, 16 T70
             12 Gds Mech brig (1,2,3 rifle bns,55 Gds Tank regt): 32 T34, 16 T70
             24 Gds Tank brig (1,2 Tank bns, 24 Gds mot rifle bn): 63 T34
             1447 SU regt: 16 SU122
             104 Gds AT regt: 20 76mm AT guns
             285 Mortar regt: 36 120mm Mortars
             4 Gds armoured car bn
             2 Gds motorcycle bn
             737 AT bn: 12 85mm AT guns
             409 Gds Mortar bn: 8 BM-13
             68 Gds sapper bn
             388 signal bn
             46 medical bn
             86 repair bn
        18th Tank Corps
             110 Tank brig (311, 312 Tank bns, 110 mot rifle bn): 32 T34, 21 T70
             170 Tank brig (372, 373 Tank bns, 170 mot rifle bn): 32 T34, 21 T70
             181 Tank brig (394, 395 Tank bns, 181 mot rifle bn): 32 T34, 21 T70
             32 mot rifle brig
             36 Gds heavy tank regt: 31 Churchill IV
             1000 AT regt: 24 76 mm AT guns
             292 Mortar regt: 36 120mm Mortars
             1694 AA regt: 16 37mm AA guns
             736 AT bn: 12 85mm AT guns
             115 sapper bn
             419 signal bn
        29th Tank Corps
             25 Tank brig (25, 362 Tank bns, 25 mot rifle bn): 32 T34, 21 T70
             31 Tank brig (194, 195 Tank bns, 31 mot rifle bn): 32 T34, 21 T70
             32 Tank brig (141, 142 Tank bns, 32 mot rifle bn): 53 T34
             53 mot rifle brig
             1446 SU regt: 16 SU122
             108 AT regt: 24 76 mm AT guns
             271 Mortar regt: 36 120mm Mortars
             38 armoured car bn
             75 motorcycle bn
             747 AT bn: 12 85mm AT guns
             193 sapper bn
Army troops:
53 Gds heavy tank regt: 32 T34, 7 T70
1549 Heavy SU regt: 12 SU152
1 Gds motorcycle regt
687 Howitzer regt: 24 or 28 122mm howitzers
689 AT regt: 20 or 24 76mm AT guns
76 Gds mortar regt: 24 BM13-16 or BM8-36 or BM8-48
6 AA div (146, 366, 516, 1062 AA regts)
377 separate engineer bn


Martin Rapier, University of Sheffield, 12th June 1997