The headquarters building where the personnel of the 101st rifle brigade was located and formed

Здание штаба, где располагался и сформировался личный состав 101 стрелковой бригады
Здание штаба, где располагался и сформировался личный состав 101 стрелковой бригады

Located in Aktobe, on the street. N. Koblandy, 2, now in the building of the regional specialized boarding school for gifted children. M. Kusainova. The 101-separate rifle brigade was formed in the city of Aktobe on December 25, 1941, during the first and most difficult period of the Great Patriotic War. Of these, 80% are Kazakhs, 10% are Russians, 3.7% are Ukrainians, 1.8% are Uzbeks and other nationalities – 4%. The brigade consisted of the military in the reserve and young people 18-19 years old, who had not previously been in the army. Many of them came from Aktobe, Atyrau, West Kazakhstan and Kyzylorda regions. The 101-separate rifle brigade was in the city of Aktobe until August 1942. On October 24, 1942, near Moscow in the city of Pogoreloe, leaving the echelon, and walking 200 km in the area of ​​the village of Dulovo, it became part of the Kalinin Front. The 101st Infantry Brigade was liquidated in July 1944 and assigned to the 47th and 90th Infantry Divisions. A 3-storey building where in 1941 the 101 separate rifle brigade was formed, and the headquarters was located, now it is the building of the Aktobe regional specialized boarding school for gifted children named after I. M. Kusainova. On the left side of the front door – on two marble plaques with an area of ​​30×50 cm in Kazakh and Russian languages ​​there is an inscription “101 separate rifle brigade was formed in this house in November-December 1941”. at present, this is the building of the Aktobe regional specialized boarding school for gifted children named after M. Kusainova. On the left side of the front door – on two marble plaques with an area of ​​30×50 cm in Kazakh and Russian languages ​​there is an inscription “101 separate rifle brigade was formed in this house in November-December 1941”. at present, this is the building of the Aktobe regional specialized boarding school for gifted children named after M. Kusainova. On the left side of the front door – on two marble plaques with an area of ​​30×50 cm in Kazakh and Russian languages ​​there is an inscription “101 separate rifle brigade was formed in this house in November-December 1941”.