Military Wiki

The 8th Air Army was a military formation of the Soviet Air Forces, active from around 1942 to 1949.

It was formed June 13, 1942 order of the NKO number 00119 on June 9, 1942 on the basis of the Air Forces of the Southwestern Front (Soviet Union).

Since its formation was part of the South-Western Front. The Battle of Stalingrad was a part of the South-East, then (from July 12, 1942) Stalingrad Front. Later, as part of the Southern Front (October 20, 1943 it renamed 4th Ukrainian). During the Lvov-Sandomierz operation it was part of the 1st Ukrainian Front.


This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).