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... The 76th Air Assault Division was originally established in 1939 as the 157th Rifle Division ... On 1 March 1943 it became the 76th Guards Rifle Division ... The Division fought in Chernigov, Odessa, Brest and Danzig with the 70th Army of the 2nd Belorussian Front in May 1945 ...
... United States Department of Defense was the concept of helicopter assault ... this concept's feasibility, the 11th Airborne Division was reformed on 1 February 1963 as a test-bed formation, and renamed the 11th Air Assault Division (Test) ... The 11th was reincarnated as a "light" division, capable of rapid deployment via air force or army aircraft, thereby completely recreating the organizational ...
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