Battles World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union

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List of Soviet Union battles in the World War II, listed alphabetically with photos, images, and maps when possible. Every major battle, skirmish, or conflict in World War II involving the Soviet Union is included here, along with information like exactly where the battle took place. If you want to learn even more about these World War II battles that involved World War II you can click on the names of the battles for more information.

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Baltic Offensive is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
East Prussia - The Baltic Offensive, also known as the Baltic Strategic Offensive, denotes the campaign between the northern Fronts of the Red Army and the German Army Group North in the Baltic States during ...more

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Baltic Operation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Baltic region - The Baltic Operation, also known as the Defensive operation in Lithuania and Latvia encompassed the operations of the Red Army from 22 June to 9 July 1941 conducted over the territories of the ...more

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Battle for Narva Bridgehead is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Narva, Estonia - The Battle of Narva Bridgehead was the campaign that stalled the Soviet Estonian Operation in the surroundings of the town of Narva for six months. It was the first phase of the Battle of Narva ...more

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Battle of Auvere is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Vaivara Parish, Estonia - Battle of Auvere was a battle in Estonia, starting on July 20, 1944 and ending on July 25. It was a part of the World War II campaign in Narva. The Soviet 8th Army started attacking the Auvere ...more

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Battle of Bautzen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Bautzen, Germany - The Battle of Bautzen was one of the last battles of the Eastern Front during World War II. It was fought on the extreme southern flank of the Spremberg-Torgau Offensive, seeing days of pitched ...more

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Battle of Berlin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Berlin, Germany - The Battle of Berlin, designated the Berlin Strategic Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union, was the final major offensive of the European theatre of World War II. Starting on 12 January 1945, ...more

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Battle of Brody is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Brody, Ukraine - The Battle of Brody was a tank battle fought between the 1st Panzer Group's III Army Corps and XLVIII Army Corps and five mechanized corps of the Soviet 5th Army and 6th Army in the triangle ...more

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Battle of the Transdanubian Hi... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Battle of the Transdanubian Hills Drava - The Battle of the Transdanubian Hills was a defensive operation of the Bulgarian First Army during Bulgaria's participation in World War II against German Wehrmacht forces, who were trying to ...more

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Battle of Kiev is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Kiev, Ukraine - The First Battle of Kiev was the German name for the operation that resulted in a very large encirclement of Soviet troops in the vicinity of Kiev during World War II. It is considered the ...more

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Battle of Kiev is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Kiev, Ukraine - The Second Battle of Kiev describes three strategic operations by the Soviet Red Army, and one operational counterattack by the Wehrmacht which took place in the wake of the failed German ...more

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Battle of Krasny Bor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Saint Petersburg, Russia - The Battle of Krasny Bor was part of the Soviet offensive Operation Polyarnaya Zvezda. It called for a pincer attack near Leningrad, to build on the success of Operation Iskra and completely ...more

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Battle of Kursk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Kursk, Russia - The Battle of Kursk was a World War II engagement between German and Soviet forces on the Eastern Front near Kursk in the Soviet Union during July and August 1943. The German offensive was ...more

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Battle of Memel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
East Prussia - The Battle of Memel or the Siege of Memel took place on the European Eastern Front during World War II when the Soviets launched their Memel Offensive Operation in late 1944. The offensive drove ...more

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Battle of Moscow is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Moscow, Russia - The Battle of Moscow is the name given by Soviet historians to two periods of strategically significant fighting on a 600 km sector of the Eastern Front during World War II. It took place ...more

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Nagykanizsa–Körmend Offensive is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
The Nagykanizsa–Körmend Offensive carried out between 26 March and 15 April 1945 was part of the 3rd Ukrainian Front's Vienna Offensive during World War II against the Army Group South ...more

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Battle of Narva is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Narva, Estonia - The Battle of Narva was a military campaign between the German Army Detachment "Narwa" and the Soviet Leningrad Front fought for possession of the strategically important Narva Isthmus ...more

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Siege of Odessa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Odessa, Ukraine - The Siege of Odessa was part of the Eastern Front area of operations in 1941. It was primarily conducted by the Romanian 4th Army and elements of the German 11th Army. Due to the heavy ...more

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Battle of Păuliş is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Arad County, Vest, Romania - The Battle of Păuliș took place in September 1944 in Arad County, western Romania as part of the wider Battle of Romania of World War II. It was fought between Hungarian and Romanian troops, ...more

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Battle of Petsamo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Pechenga (urban-type settlement), Murmansk Oblast, Russia - The Battle of Petsamo was fought between Finnish and Soviet troops in the area of Petsamo in the far north of Finland in 1939 and 1940. The Finnish troops were greatly outnumbered but managed to ...more

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Battle of Podu Iloaiei is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Romania - The Battle of Podu Iloaiei was part of the First Jassy–Kishinev Offensive of World War II fought between the Germans and the Soviets. The battle was a reaction to the Soviet defeat at the First ...more

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Battle of Porkuni is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Lääne-Viru County, Estonia - Battle of Porkuni was the largest engagement between Estonians serving in the Red Army and Estonian pro-independence and Waffen-SS units. It took place in 21 September 1944 between Lake Porkuni ...more

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Battle of Prokhorovka is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Prokhorovsky District - The Battle of Prokhorovka was fought near Prokhorovka, 87 kilometres southeast of Kursk, on the Eastern Front during the Second World War as part of the Battle of Kursk in the Soviet Union. The ...more

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Battle of Raseiniai is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Raseiniai, Lithuania - The Battle of Raseiniai was a tank battle fought between the elements of the 4th Panzer Group commanded by Gen. Erich Hoepner and the 3rd Mechanized Corps commanded by Major General Kurkin & ...more

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Battle of Rostov (1941) is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Rostov-on-Don, Russia - The Battle of Rostov (1941) was a battle of the Eastern Front of World War II, fought around Rostov-on-Don between the German Army Group South, commanded by General Gerd von Rundstedt and the ...more

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Battle of Salla is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Soviet Union
Salla, Finland - The Battle of Salla was fought between Finnish and Soviet troops near Salla in northern Finland during the Winter War. The Soviets had orders to advance through Salla to Kemijärvi and ...more