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58th Combined Arms Army, military unit 47084 (Republic of North Ossetia-Alania)

42nd Motorized Rifle Division Chechnya
4th Military Base [693rd Separate Motorized Brigade]Dzhava-Tskhinval (South Ossetia)
17th Separate Motorized BrigadeShali
18th Separate Motorized BrigadeKhankala
19th Separate Motorized BrigadeSputnik (Vladikavkaz)
136th Separate Motorized Brigade Buinaksk (Dagestan)
205th Separate Motorized BrigadeBudennovsk
100th Separate Recce BrigadeMozdok
67th Air Defense BrigadeVolgograd
34th C3 BrigadeVladikavkaz

The 58th Combined Arms Army was first formed in the Siberian Military District on November 10, 1941 on the basis of the directive of the Headquarters of the Supreme High Command (VGK) of November 2, 1941. It was directly subordinate to the Headquarters of the Supreme Command, and after formation was relocated to the territory of the Arkhangelsk Military District for deployment of works on equipping a defensive line on the shore of the Mariinsky Canal from Lake Onega to Lake Beloe. At the end of May 1942, the association was transformed into the 3rd Panzer Army.

In June 1942, the 58th combined-arms army was re-formed on the basis of the directive of the Supreme High Command Headquarters of June 17, 1942 and became part of the Kalinin Front. Since June 20, the army has been in the front reserve near the town of Ostashkov. In early August 1942, field control, formations, and military units of the 58th Army were turned to form the 39th Army.

On August 30, 1942, the 58th combined-arms army was formed for the third time on the basis of the directive of the Supreme High Command Headquarters of August 23, 1942 as part of the Transcaucasian Front of the 2nd formation. Her field control was formed on the basis of the field control of the 24th army.

By the beginning of the Malgobek defensive operation, the 58th Army was part of the Northern Group of Forces of the Transcaucasian Front, made up the second echelon of the group and performed the task of equipping the defensive line in the Makhachkala region.

At the end of November 1942, the main forces of the army were regrouped on the river. Terek to the area of ??Malgobek, where during December defensive battles were fought at the line of Mozdok, Upper Kurp. At the same time, the forces of the rifle division continued to defend Makhachkala.

In January 1943, the 58th Army, as part of the Northern Group of Forces of the Transcaucasian Front, participated in an offensive operation in the Stavropol direction with the aim of defeating the German Army Group A and liberating the North Caucasus. Going on the offensive on January 1, formations and military units of the army crossed the river. Terek and January 3 liberated the cities of Mozdok and Malgobek. Then they crossed the Terek River and, in cooperation with the 44th Army, began to pursue the enemy on the entire 320-km front.

By January 24, 1943, the army entered the area north of Novoaleksandrovskaya (70 km north-west of Armavir), where it was reassigned to the North Caucasus Front. In the course of the further offensive, the formations and military units of the army in early February reached the coast of the Sea of ??Azov. Then, as part of the main strike force of the front, they took part in the Krasnodar operation.

On September 10, 1943, the 58th Army was withdrawn to the reserve of the Supreme Command and on November 15, 1943 it was disbanded. Her field office is aimed at manning the management of the Volga Military District.

On June 1, 1995, in accordance with the directive of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation of March 17, 1995, the command of the 58th combined arms army with headquarters in Vladikavkaz was formed on the basis of the command of the 42nd Army Corps of the North Caucasus Military District. This day is the day of the formation of the army.

In November-December 1992, the personnel of the 58th army took part in the settlement of the Ossetian-Ingush conflict, and then in the counter-terrorist operation in the North Caucasus and in the operation to force Georgia to peace in August 2008.

Russian Minister of Defense General of the Army Sergey Shoigu awarded the Order of Suvorov to the 58th Combined Arms Army of the Southern Military District. This was reported to reporters on 29 May 2020 at the Ministry of Defense.

The decree on rewarding the association for services to strengthen the country's defense, high performance in combat training, heroism, courage and selflessness shown by the personnel during the performance of combat missions, was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

"Awarding the order established in honor of Generalissimo Alexander Vasilievich Suvorov is a high assessment of the work of the command, military personnel and civilian personnel of the 58th combined arms army of the Southern Military District," said the head of the Ministry of Defense, presenting the award at the National Defense Management Center of the Russian Federation.

According to Shoigu, "throughout the long history of the glorified association, its personnel has been a model of service to the Fatherland, demonstrating loyalty to the best traditions of the Russian army." The Minister emphasized that the awarding of the Order of Suvorov obliges a lot. Im sure that you will worthily follow his science to win, like the legendary commander, honestly perform military duty, make a significant contribution to strengthening the defense capabilities of the Fatherland, concluded Shoigu.

During the Great Patriotic War, military personnel of the Transcaucasian Front selflessly fought against the Nazi invaders. The personnel of the 58th combined arms army took part in the counter-terrorist operation in the North Caucasus, and solved special tasks of forcing Georgia to peace in the zone of the Georgian-Ossetian conflict. For courage and heroism 52 army personnel were awarded the high title of Hero of Russia. The army was formed on November 10, 1941 in the Siberian Military District. It was recreated in accordance with the directive of the Minister of Defense of March 17, 1995.




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