36th Army (Soviet Union)

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36th Army
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Active 1 August 1941 – 1992
Country USSR, Russian Federation
Allegiance Soviet Armed Forces, Armed Forces of the Russian Federation
Branch Soviet Ground Forces, Russian Ground Forces
Type Field Army
Part of Trans-Baikal Military District
Transbaikal Front
Zabaikalsk-Amur Military District
Battle honours Soviet-Japanese War Khingan-Mukden operation
Colonel-General A.A.Luchinsky

The 36th Army was a military formation of the Red Army and Soviet Ground Forces. It participated in the protection of the state border of the USSR Trans-Baikal and Soviet-Japanese War.


Formed in July 1941 and Transbaikal Military District based on 12th Rifle Corps. Originally it consisted of the following military units:

In September 1941 it was included in the Transbaikal Front, and it includes defending the USSR state border in Baikal. In August e 1945 and participated in Mukden Khingan-operation, as follows:

It was disbanded in 1992.




  • The Great Patriotic War of the Soviet Union, 1941–1945: A Brief History. – Moscow: Military Publishing, 1984.
  • Lucinschi AA, "Zabaykaltsy on the Hills of Manchuria", "AUIAB" 1971, № 8.