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Losses of the Red Army and Red Navy in 1941

"Irretrievable losses" means personnel were either killed (KIA) or lost (MIA) and didn't participate further battles anymore.

"Medical losses" mean a wounded personnel beign dead in a hospital or during evacuation to a hospital.

Abbreviations:

RD - Rifle Division

CD - Cavalry Division

MD - Mechanized Division

MSD - Motorised Division

TD - Tank Division

TBr - Tank Brigade

RBr - Rifle Brigade

ABr - Airbone Brigade

FS - Fortified Sector

Baltic strategic defensive operation (June 22 - July 9)
Units and date of operationStrength of Soviet troops at the beginning of operationLosses, men
Amount of unitsStrength, menIrretrievableMedicalTotal
North-Western Front (whole period) RD - 19
MD - 2
TD - 4
RBr - 1
ABr - 3
FS - 1
440 000 73 924 13 284 87 208
Elements of Baltic Fleet (whole period) N/A 58 000 1 278 71 1349
Total divisions - 25
brigades - 4
FS - 1
398 000 75 202 13 355 88 557
In addition, during the battles there were put into action: 14 divisions and 1 brigade.
Total duration - 18 days.
Front length - 350-450 km.
Deep of retreatment of Soviet forces - 400-450 km.
Averade daily casualties - 4 916 men.
Belorussian strategic defensive operation (June 22 - July 9)
Units and date of operationStrength of Soviet troops at the beginning of operationLosses, men
Amount of unitsStrength, menIrretrievableMedicalTotal
Western Front (whole period) RD - 24
CD - 2
MD - 6
TD - 12
ABr - 3
FS - 8
625 000 341 012 76 717 417 729
Pinskaya flotilla (whole period) N/A 2 300 61 N/A 61
Total divisions - 44
brigades - 3
FS - 8
627 300 341 073 76 717 417 790
In addition, during the battles there were put into action: 45 divisions.
Total duration - 18 days.
Front length - 450-800 km.
Deep of retreatment of Soviet forces - 450-600 km.
Averade daily casualties - 23 210 men.
Lvov-Chernovitsk strategic defensive operation (June 22 - July 9)
Units and date of operationStrength of Soviet troops at the beginning of operationLosses, men
Amount of unitsStrength, menIrretrievableMedicalTotal
South-Western Front (whole period) RD - 32
CD - 2
MD - 8
TD - 16
ABr - 3
FS - 14
864 600 165 452 65 755 213 207
18th Army of Southern Front (June 25 - July 6) N/A N/A 6 871 3 516 10 387
Total divisions - 58
brigades - 3
FS - 14
864 600 172 323 69 271 223 594
In addition, during the battles there were put into action: 12 divisions, 6 brigades and HQ of 18th Army.
Total duration - 18 days.
Front length - 600-700 km.
Deep of retreatment of Soviet forces - 300-350 km.
Averade daily casualties - 16 106 men.
Defensive operation in Trans-polar and Karelia (June 29 - October 10)
Units and date of operationStrength of Soviet troops at the beginning of operationLosses, men
Amount of unitsStrength, menIrretrievableMedicalTotal
Northern Front (June 29 - August 23) RD - 8
TD - 1
RBr - 1
FS - 1
358 390 36 822 35 714 72 536
Karelian Front (August 23 - October 10) N/A N/A 29 856 32 336 62 192
7th Independent Army (September 25 - October 10) Structure, strength and casualties are included in data of Northern and Karelian Fronts
Baltic flotilla and elements of Northern Fleet (September 1 - October 1) N/A N/A 587 398 985
Total divisions - 9
brigades - 1
FS - 7
358 390 67 265 68 448 135 713
In addition, during the battles there were put into action: 10 divisions, 5 brigades and Belomor flotilla.
Total duration - 104 days.
Front length - 800 km.
Deep of retreatment of Soviet forces - 50-150 km.
Averade daily casualties - 1 305 men.
Kiev strategic defensive operation (July 7 - September 26)
Units and date of operationStrength of Soviet troops at the beginning of operationLosses, men
Amount of unitsStrength, menIrretrievableMedicalTotal
South-Western Front (whole period) RD - 96
CD - 1
MD - 4
TD - 13
ABr - 6
FS - 12
627 000 531 471 54 127 585 598
21st Army of Central Front (August 20 - September 26) N/A N/A 31 792 3 793 35 585
6th and 12th Armies of Southern Front (August 20 - September 26) N/A N/A 52 900 26 320 79 220
Elements of Pinskaya flotilla (August 10 - September 20) N/A N/A 141 0 141
Total divisions - 44
brigades - 6
FS - 12
627 000 616 304 84 240 700 544
In addition, during the battles there were put into action: 21st Army of Central Front, 6th and 12th Armies of Southern Front, 37th 38th and 40th Armies which were formed as elements of South-Western Front, total units: 28 divisions and 4 brigades.
Total duration - 82 days.
Front length - 300 km.
Deep of retreatment of Soviet forces - 600 km.
Averade daily casualties - 8 543 men.
Leningrad strategic defensive operation (July 10 - September 30)
Units and date of operationStrength of Soviet troops at the beginning of operationLosses, men
Amount of unitsStrength, menIrretrievableMedicalTotal
Northern Front (July 10 - August 23) RD - 7
TD - 2
MD - 1
RBr - 1
FS - 6
153 000 40 491 15 044 55 535
North-Western Front (July 10 - September 30) RD - 23
TD - 5
MD - 4
RBr - 3
ABr - 3
FS - 3
272 000 96 953 47 835 144 788
Leningrad Front (August 23 - September 30) N/A N/A 65 629 50 787 116 316
52nd Independent Army (September 1 - September 30) N/A N/A 1 721 2 389 4 110
Baltic Fleet (whole period) N/A 92 000 9 384 14 793 24 177
Total divisions - 42
brigades - 7
FS - 9
517 000 214 078 130 848 344 925
In addition, during the battles there were put into action: 20 divisions and HQs of 5 armies.
Total duration - 83 days.
Front length - 450 km.
Deep of retreatment of Soviet forces - 270-300 km.
Averade daily casualties - 4 155 men.
Smolensk battle (July 10 - September 10)
Units and date of operationStrength of Soviet troops at the beginning of operationLosses, men
Amount of unitsStrength, menIrretrievableMedicalTotal
Western Front (whole period) RD - 49
MD - 6
TD - 11
ABr - 2
FS - 2
579 400 309 959 159 625 469 584
Central Front (July 26 - August 25) N/A N/A 79 216 28 009 107 225
Reserve Front (July 30 - September 10) N/A N/A 50 972 28 603 79 575
Pinskaya flotilla (whole period) N/A 2 200 250 193 443
Total divisions - 66
brigades - 2
FS - 6
581 600 486 171 273 803 759 974
In addition, during the battles there were put into action: 59 divisions, 2 brigades, HQs of Central, Reserve, and Bryansk Fronts, HQs of 9 armies.
Total duration - 63 days.
Front length - 600-650 km.
Deep of retreatment of Soviet forces - 200-250 km.
Averade daily casualties - 12 063 men.
Donbass-Rostov strategic defensive operation (September 29 - November 16)
Units and date of operationStrength of Soviet troops at the beginning of operationLosses, men
Amount of unitsStrength, menIrretrievableMedicalTotal
Southern Front (whole period) RD - 20
CD - 3
TBr - 4
FS - 4
491 500 132 014 15 356 147 370
6th Army of South-Western Front (whole period) RD - 3
CD - 2
TBr - 2
45 000 11 201 1 862 13 063
Azov flotilla (September 29 - November 1) N/A 5 100 98 45 143
Total divisions - 28
brigades - 6
FS - 1
541 600 143 313 17 263 160 576
In addition, during the battles there were put into action: HQ of 56th Independent Army.
Total duration - 49 days.
Front length - 400-670 km.
Deep of retreatment of Soviet forces - 150-300 km.
Averade daily casualties - 3 277 men.
Moscow strategic defensive operation (September 30 - December 5)
Units and date of operationStrength of Soviet troops at the beginning of operationLosses, men
Amount of unitsStrength, menIrretrievableMedicalTotal
Western Front (October 1 - December 5) RD - 31
MSD - 2
CD - 3
RBr - 1
TBr - 4
FS - 2
558 000 254 726 55 514 310 240
Reserve Front (October 1 - October 12) RD - 28
CD - 2
TBr - 5
448 000 127 566 61 195 188 761
Bryansk Front (September 30 - 10 November) RD - 25
CD - 4
TD - 1
TBr - 4
244 000 103 378 6 537 109 915
Kalinin Front (October 20 - December 5) N/A N/A 28 668 20 695 49 363
Total divisions - 96
brigades - 14
FS - 2
1 250 000 514 338 143 941 658 279
In addition, during the battles there were put into action: 34 divisions, 40 brigades, HQ of Kalinin Front, HQ of 1st Shock Army, HQs of 5th, 10th, and 16th armies.
Total duration - 67 days.
Front length - 700-1100 km.
Deep of retreatment of Soviet forces - 250-300 km.
Averade daily casualties - 9 825 men.

Source: G.Krivosheev "Grif sekretnosti snyat", 1993.

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