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The 5th Cavalry Corps was a corps of the Soviet Red Army. It was part of the 12th Army. It later became part of the 6th Army. It took part in the Soviet invasion of Poland in 1939 and the Great Patriotic War.

5th Cavalry Corps
AllegianceSoviet Union
BranchSoviet Red Army
Engagements

OrganizationEdit

CommandersEdit

  • Konstantin Rokossovsky, (February 7, 1936, dismissed on July 22, 1937 and arrested),
  • Dmitri Weinerh-Vanarch, (dismissed February 8, 1938, arrested on February 10, 1938 and later executed),
  • Vasily Matveevich Gonin, Corps Commander, Komdiv, (09.06.1938 - 12.1939),
  • Dmitry Ivanovich Gustishev, Corps Commander, Komdiv (26.12.1939 - ?),
  • Konstantin Rokossovsky, Corps commander, (1940 - to 11.1940),
  • Ignatius Ivanovic Carpezo, Corps Commander, (09.12.1940 - March 11, 1941),
  • Major General Fyodor Kamkov (14.03.1941 - 20.11.1941),
  • Major General Vasily Kryuchenkin, (21.11.1941 - 03.07.1942)