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Soviet Navy
The Soviet Navy () was the naval warfare Military, uniform service branch of the Soviet Armed Forces. Often referred to as the Red Fleet (), the Soviet Navy made up a large part of the Soviet Union's strategic planning in the event of a conflict with the opposing superpower, the United States, during the cold war period Soviet Union–United States relations, between the two countries. The Soviet Navy played a large role during the Cold War (1945-1991), either confronting the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in western Europe or power projection to maintain its Warsaw Pact, sphere of influence in eastern Europe. The Soviet Navy was divided into four major fleets: the Soviet Northern Fleet, Northern, Pacific Fleet (Russia), Pacific, Black Sea Fleet, Black Sea, and Baltic Fleet, Baltic Fleets, in addition to the Leningrad Naval Base, which was commanded separately. It also had a smaller force, the Caspian Flotilla, which operated in the Caspian Sea and was followed by a larger f ...
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List Of Soviet Navy Flags
This is a list of naval flags of the Soviet Union. The part of translation is made by the robot In the column «Date» dates of issue of flags are given. Jack Ensign and flag Ensigns of auxiliary vessels of the Navy Flags of ships of Border Guard Force Naval flag of the Interior Force Flags of officials Flags of commanders-in-chief Armed Forces Flags of commanders-in-chief of the Navy Flags of officials of the Navy Flags of officials of auxiliary services of the Navy Flags of officials of the Border Guard Force Broad pennants See also

* List of Russian navy flags * List of Russian flags {{Lists of flags Lists and galleries of flags, USSR Flags of the Soviet Union, Soviet Navy, Flags Soviet Union-related lists, Navy flags Naval flags, USSR Russian and Soviet military-related lists, Fla ...
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Patrol Boats
A patrol boat (also referred to as a patrol craft, patrol ship or patrol vessel) is a relatively small naval vessel Image:HMAS Darwin (FFG 04).jpg, , an Australian frigate A naval ship is a military ship A ship is a large watercraft that travels the world's oceans and other sufficiently deep Sea lane, waterways, carrying goods or passengers, or in ... generally designed for coastal defence, border protection, immigration law Immigration law refers to the national statute A statute is a formal written enactment of a legislative A legislature is an assembly Assembly may refer to: Organisations and meetings * Deliberative assembly A deliberative assembly is a ga ...-enforcement, search and rescue Search and rescue (SAR) is the search for and provision of aid to people who are in distress or imminent danger. The general field of search and rescue includes many specialty sub-fields, typically determined by the type of terrain the search ... duties. T ...
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Sergey Gorshkov
Sergey Georgyevich Gorshkov (russian: Серге́й Георгиевич Горшков; 26 February 1910 – 13 May 1988) was an admiral of the fleet of the Soviet Union An Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union (russian: Адмирал Флота Cоветского Cоюза, translit=Admiral Flota Sovietskogo Soyuza) was the highest naval A navy, naval force, or maritime force is the branch of a nation' .... Twice awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union The title Hero of the Soviet Union (russian: Герой Советского Союза, translit=Geroy Sovietskogo Soyuza) was the highest distinction in the Soviet Union, awarded together with the Order of Lenin personally or collectively for h ..., he oversaw the expansion of the Soviet Navy The Soviet Navy () was the naval warfare Military, uniform service branch of the Soviet Armed Forces. Often referred to as the Red Fleet (), the Soviet Navy made up a large part of the Soviet Union's strategic plannin ...
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Cold War
The Cold War was a period of geopolitical Geopolitics (from Greek#REDIRECT Greek Greek may refer to: Greece Anything of, from, or related to Greece Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, , ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country located in Southeast Europe. Its population is approxi ... tension between the United States The United States of America (U.S.A. or USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country Continental United States, primarily located in North America. It consists of 50 U.S. state, states, a Washington, D.C., ... and the Soviet Union The Soviet Union,. officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. (USSR),. was a that spanned during its existence from 1922 to 1991. It was nominally a of multiple national ; in practice and were highly until its final years. The ... and their respective allies, the Western Bloc The Western Bloc, also known as the Anti-Communist Bloc, Capitalist Bloc and the ...
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1966 Soviet Submarine Global Circumnavigation
The 1966 Soviet submarine global circumnavigation (Russian Russian refers to anything related to Russia, including: *Russians (русские, ''russkiye''), an ethnic group of the East Slavic peoples, primarily living in Russia and neighboring countries *Rossiyane (россияне), Russian language term ...: Подводная кругосветка советских атомоходов), was announced to be the second submerged around-the-world voyage executed by the detachment Detachment or detached may refer to: * Single-family detached home A stand-alone house (also called a single-detached dwelling, detached residence or detached house) is a free-standing residential building. It is sometimes referred to as a sing ... of the nuclear powered submarines that served in the Soviet Navy The Soviet Navy () was the naval warfare Military, uniform service branch of the Soviet Armed Forces. Often referred to as the Red Fleet (), the Soviet Navy made up a large part of th ...
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Vietnam War
{{Infobox military conflict , conflict = Vietnam War , partof = the Indochina Wars The Indochina Wars ( vi, Chiến tranh Đông Dương) were a series of wars fought in Southeast Asia Southeast Asia, also spelled South East Asia and South-East Asia, and also known as Southeastern Asia or SEA, is the geographical southeas ... and the Cold War The Cold War was a period of tension between the and the and their respective allies, the and the , which began following . Historians do not fully agree on its starting and ending points, but the period is generally considered to span ... , image = VNWarMontage.png , image_size = 300px , caption = Clockwise, from top left: U.S. combat operations in Ia Đrăng, ARVN Rangers Image:ARVN Rangers defend Saigon, Tet Offensive.jpg, Vietnamese Rangers in action in Saigon during the Tet Offensive in 1968 The Vietnamese Rangers, properly known in Vietnamese as the Biệt ...
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Soviet Invasion Of Manchuria
The Soviet invasion of Manchuria, formally known as the Manchurian strategic offensive operation (russian: Манчжурская стратегическая наступательная операция, Manchzhurskaya Strategicheskaya Nastupatelnaya Operatsiya) or simply the Manchurian operation (), began on 9 August 1945 with the Soviet Union, Soviet invasion of the Japanese puppet state of Manchukuo. It was the largest campaign of the 1945 Soviet–Japanese War, which resumed hostilities between the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the Empire of Japan after almost six years of peace. Since 1983, the operation has sometimes been called Operation August Storm after U.S. Army historian David Glantz used this title for a paper on the subject. Soviet gains on the continent were Manchukuo, Mengjiang (now Inner Mongolia) and northern Korea. The Soviet entry into the war and the defeat of the Kwantung Army was a significant factor in the Japanese government's decision to Su ...
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World War II
World War II or the Second World War, often abbreviated as WWII or WW2, was a global war A world war is "a war War is an intense armed conflict between states State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newsp ... that lasted from 1939 to 1945. It involved the vast majority of the world's countries—including all of the great powers—forming two opposing military alliance A military alliance is a formal agreement between nations concerning national security National security or national defence is the security and Defence (military), defence of a sovereign state, nation state, including its Citizenship, c ...s: the Allies An alliance is a relationship among people, groups, or sovereign state, states that have joined together for mutual benefit or to achieve some common purpose, whether or not explicit agreement has been wor ...
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Finland
Finland ( fi, Suomi ; sv, Finland ), officially the Republic of Finland (; ), is a Nordic country The Nordic countries, or the Nordics, are a geographical and cultural region In geography, regions are areas that are broadly divided by physical characteristics ( physical geography), human impact characteristics ( human geography), and th ... in Northern Europe Northern Europe is the northern region of Europe. Narrower definitions may describe Northern Europe as being roughly north of the southern coast of the Baltic Sea, which is about 54th parallel north, 54°N, or may be based on other geographic .... It shares land borders with Sweden to the west, Russia to the east, Norway to the north, and is defined by the Gulf of Bothnia , showing the Gulf of Bothnia in the upper half Image:Scandinavia M2002074 lrg.jpg, Satellite image of Fennoscandia in winter. The northern part of the Gulf of Bothnia, the Bothnian Bay, is covered with sea ice. The Gulf of Bothnia ...
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Winter War
The Winter War,, sv, vinterkriget, rus, Зи́мняя война́, r=Zimnyaya voyna. The names Soviet–Finnish War 1939–1940 (russian: link=no, Сове́тско-финская война́ 1939–1940) and Soviet–Finland War 1939–1940 (russian: link=no, Сове́тско-финляндская война́ 1939–1940) are often used in Russian historiography Historiography is the study of the methods of historian ( 484– 425 BC) was a Greek historian who lived in the 5th century BC and one of the earliest historians whose work survives. A historian is a person who studies and writes about the p ...; Russo–Finnish War 1939–1940 or Finno-Russian War 1939–1940 are used by the U.S. Library of Congress The Library of Congress (LC) is the research library A library is a curated collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing. It provides physical or electronic ... ...
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Invasion Of Poland
The invasion of Poland (1 September – 6 October 1939), also known as the September campaign ( pl, Kampania wrześniowa), 1939 defensive war ( pl, Wojna obronna 1939 roku) and Poland campaign (german: Überfall auf Polen, Polenfeldzug), was an attack on the Republic of Poland Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 Voivodeships of Poland, administrative provinces, covering an area of , and has a largely Temperate climate, temperate seasonal clim ... by Nazi Germany Nazi Germany, (lit. "National Socialist State"), ' (lit. "Nazi State") for short; also ' (lit. "National Socialist Germany") officially known as the German Reich from 1933 until 1943, and the Greater German Reich from 1943 to 1945, was ... and the Soviet Union The Soviet Union,. officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. (USSR),. was a that spanned during its existence from 1922 to 1991. It was nominally a o ...
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