This web site is about combat history of the 2nd Soviet Guards Tank Army. The Army was engaged in the strategic axis of the Eastern Front. The personnel of the Army gained glory in the battlefield, demonstrated exemplary combat skills, courage, bravery and endurance. Actions of the 2nd Guards Tank Army were characterized by speed. Thus, the Army troops covered 700 km in combats from Vistula to Oder Rivers. Over 103 thousand soldiers and officers of the Army were awarded with orders and medals for combat achievements and deeds. 221 of them were awarded with the Gold Star of the Soviet Union Hero. This site is based on the documents of the Central Archive of the Russian Defense Ministry (ZAMO) and reminiscences’ of the war participants.
Книга о боевом пути 2-ой гвардейской танковой армии