The 79th Rifle Corps was a tactical headquarters of the Red Army in World War II. The corps appears on the Soviet order of battle in August 1943 as a command with no troops assigned, and subordinated to the Urals Military District. Subsequently, the headquarters spent time with the 20th and 21st Armies before being subordinated for the rest of the war to the 3rd Shock Army.
The 79th Rifle Corps was inactivated after the war.
Notes and citations
- Soviet General Staff Order of Battle for 1 August 1943
- Soviet General Staff Order of Battle for 1 May 1945
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