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PART IV

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FORMATION OF THE ESTONIAN ARMY INTO THE RED…

APPENDIX 2. THE STRUCTURE AND LOCATION OF UNITS OF THE 22ND (ESTONIAN) TERRITORIAL RIFLE
CORPS OF THE RED ARMY IN 1940–1941
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TABLE 1. HEADQUARTERS OF THE 22ND (ESTONIAN) TERRITORIAL RIFLE CORPS IN TALLINN
Position Commander Major General Deputy Commander Commissar Brigade Chief of Staff Assistant Chief of Staff Supply Chief Chief of Artillery Artillery Chief of Staff Deputy Artillery Chief Supply Chief (for Corps’ Artillery) Senior Doctor Chief of Operations Department Assistant Chief of Operations Department Chief of Intelligence Department Chief of Logistics Chief of Commanders Department Chief of Rank and File Personnel Chief of Veterinary Service Signals Chief Chief of Engineer Service Chief of Chemical Service Head of Special DepartmentState Security Deputy Head of Special Department Commander or Chief Gustav Jonson Colonel Vasili Boloznev Commissar Andrei Bagnyuk Colonel Mart Tuisk Colonel Johannes Raud Major General Tõnis Rotberg Major General Herbert Brede Major Nikolai Riiberg Colonel P. Preobrazhenski Colonel Jüri Hellat Major General Martin Jervan Lieutenant Colonel Johannes Reinola Colonel Johannes Raud Lieutenant Colonel Aleksander Vernik Colonel Eduard Melts Colonel Eduard Ahman Colonel Troadi Lango Lieutenant Colonel Dr. med. vet. Ludvig Teder Lieutenant Colonel Rein Tombak Colonel Johani Haljaste Major Sergei Urba 1st Lieutenant Fyodor Sukhanov, from March 1941 Pavel Utikas Alfred Tuur

TABLE 2. UNITS SUBORDINATED TO THE CORPS HEADQUARTERS
Unit 614th Heavy Artillery Regiment Chief-of-Staff Signals Battalion Sapper (Pioneer) Battalion Air Force Squadron Anti-Aircraft Battalion Location Kose-Risti “ Tallinn Tallinn-Nõmme Jägala Tallinn Commander or Chief Colonel Erich Toffer Major Harald Roots Captain Kuzmenko, later Major Johannes Vingisaar Major Erich Möldre Lieutenant Colonel Hans Kitvel, later Major Peeter Juhalain Major Johan Peiker

124 R. Maasing, p. 213, A. Luts, vol. 2, pp. 7–8; “Eesti sõjaväe häving aastal 1941”; Directive no 1 of the Commander of the 180th Rifle Division, 3 September 1940; ERA R 329-1-12, pp. 87–88, 328, 376.

Missan Regiment Commissar L. Yevdokimov Major General August Kasekamp Lieutenant Colonel Voldemar Karing Colonel Johannes Martins Major General Hugo Kauler Captain Martin Nurk Major Karl Laev Colonel Ants Matsalo Major Sergius Laks Major Captain (Navy Rank) August Vares Captain Aleksander Viires Lieutenant Colonel August Stern Colonel Juhan Järver Colonel Oskar Palu Captain Evald Nõmm Captain Leo Rannit Major Johannes Jalak Lieutenant Colonel Kaarel Tammekand Captain (in Red Army 3rd Rank Military Intendant) Otto Särgava Captain (in Red Army 2nd Rank Military Intendant) Oskar Randmaa Pavel Utikas. HEADQUARTERS OF THE DIVISIONS Position Commander or Chief 180th Rifle Division (Northern Division) in Tallinn Commander or Chief 182nd Rifle Division (Southern Division) in Tartu Commander Deputy Commander Commissar Chief of Staff Assistant Chief of Staff Supply Chief Chief of Artillery Artillery Chief of Staff Supply Chief (for Division’s Artillery) Chief of Operations Department Chief of Intelligence Department Chief of Signals Chief of Rank and File Personnel Chief of Logistics Chief of Personnel Department Senior Doctor Division’s Veterinary Chief of Chemical Service Chief of Technical Service Chief of Automobile and Tank Service Head of Finance Department Head of AdministrativeEconomic Department Head of Special Department Chief of Engineer Service Major General Richard Tomberg Colonel I. Yarokhin Battalion Commissar Kuno Milbach Head of Ciphering Department … Division’s Prosecutor Head of Political Department … … . Kirilov 3rd Rank Military Lawyer M.PART IV — 793 — FORMATION OF THE ESTONIAN ARMY INTO THE RED… TABLE 3. from March 1941 Rudolf Prants … Major General Jaan Kruus Colonel Ivan Intyapin Regiment Commissar Nikolai Orlov Colonel Jaan Kurvits Major Kastyeyev Colonel Eduard Putmaker Colonel Georg Leets Major Rudolf Tuul Colonel Raig Colonel Herbert Grabbi Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Luts Captain Aleksander Viiret Colonel Mihkel Kattai Major Paul Vent Lieutenant Colonel Johannes Lippus Colonel Hans Silbermann Captain Alfred Kukk Captain Anton Saluste Major Jakob Sepp Colonel Johannes Remmel Captain (in Red Army 3rd Rank Military Intendant) Erich Määrits Major (in Red Army 2nd Rank Military Intendant) Edgar Sarnits Major Johannes Tipner Major Erich Kõiv Lieutenant I.

UNITS OF THE 182ND RIFLE DIVISION Unit 140th Rifle Regiment 171st Rifle Regiment 232nd Infantry Regiment 625th Artillery Regiment 626th Howitzer Regiment 14th Anti-tank Battalion 138th Anti-Aircraft Battalion 201st Sapper Battalion 108th Reconnaissance Battalion 9th Signals Battalion Location Võru Petseri Elva Laura. UNITS OF THE 180TH RIFLE DIVISION Unit 21st Rifle Regiment 42nd Rifle Regiment 86th Rifle Regiment 627th Artillery Regiment 629th Howitzer Regiment 15th Anti-Tank Battalion 150th Anti-Aircraft Battalion 33rd Sapper Battalion 90th Reconnaissance Battalion 157th Signals Battalion Location Tallinn Paide and Türi Tapa Tamsalu and Kiltsi Tapa and Kadrina Nõmme Tallinn Nõmme Nõmme Tallinn Commander Colonel Verner Trossi Colonel Vassili Külaots Colonel Paul Triik (arrested 1940).PART IV — 794 — FORMATION OF THE ESTONIAN ARMY INTO THE RED… TABLE 4. Petseri Otepää Võru Võru Võru Ülenurme at Tartu Tartu Commander Colonel Villem Koch Colonel Artur Saueselg Lieutenant Colonel Jaan Lukas Lieutenant Colonel Johannes Tamm Lieutenant Colonel Artur Tenno Captain Peeter Kraus Captain Gustav Muutra Major Madis Luulik Major Feliks Jänes Major Villem Jakobson . later Lieutenant Colonel August Vassil Lieutenant Colonel Valter Martma Lieutenant Colonel Rudolf Krupp Captain Valdo Matela Major Harald Lokk Captain Eduard Mullart Major Arvid Kongas Lieutenant Colonel Otto Karell TABLE 5.