Estimate of own forces:
The subunits of the regiment have full combat readiness for fulfilling their
combat actions and now they are located in the region ___, ___. They are ready
for action. The regiment is composed in personnel to 95% and with combat
equipment to 93% and in weapons to 97% and in supplies it has on hand to the
full basic load. Norm> In addition with the objective of conduct of combat
actions in the enemy rear it must create extra supplies of food and ammunition
and other rear service items. The Food for the personnel will be prepared with
dry rations and for two days supply of food and water. The combat equipment is
prepared for combat action. During the operation the regiment will fulfill its
combat mission of destruction of enemy's rear service supply depot. For this
the regiment has combat experience. The combat preparation of the regiment is
The personnel's political morale status and adherence to the tenets of Marxism-
Leninism is excellent.
The FUP area for assembling for the landing is designated for four airfields at
___, ___, ___, ___. In the region of Leipzig. Their distance from the landing
site is 350 km. The landing region is 45 km from the forward ledge of combat of
our troops. The landing consists of 40 VTA military transport aviation division
that has in tis composition 120 aircraft AN 12. AT the present time these
aircraft are located on their normal permanent airfields in the depth of the
country. 01:30 on the *10th of June they will arrive at the FUP area airfields.
The capabilities of the AN 12 aircraft:
----- lift capacity - 20 tons
----- carry 90 troops or 60 parachutist and 2 combat airborne fighting
At the airfield in the FUP area supplies of fuel and other materials required
for the landing have been assembled. The runway of these air fields is long
enough to enable the aircraft to take off unhindered. during the loading of the
combat equipment the aircraft will also be refueled and maintained. The air
defense of the air field and the FUP areas consists of the front PVO troops and
the air defense means of the regiment itself. In the FUP area also is deployed
two aviation regiments of fighter aircraft of the front air army. These
regiments also participate in the air defense of the FUP area. During the
flight the fighters will also cover the transports against enemy air strikes.
Before the landing air strikes will be delivered by fighter bomber aviation on
the targets in the landing region and also on enemy near by reserves. The
combat action of the landing is supported by two squadrons of fighter bomber
aviation of the air army on call to the regimental commander.
Reconnaissance and warning about the enemy aircraft is accomplished by the
command of the front PVO and the army PVO and the near by radio direction
finding stations. During the flight reconnaissance of the enemy and suppression
of enemy radio locating stations, especially radio electronic means of
reconnaissance and navigation of enemy fighters, is accomplished by aircraft of
tactical reconnaissance and aviation regiment of radio electronic combat of the
Estimate of the terrain:
----- 1 terrain in the FUP area for assembly for the operation:
----- 2. terrain in the assault landing area
---------- This consists of information shown on the maps and available data.
Making the decision and issuing combat orders:
----- 1. The enemy defends on the line ___, ___. in front of the army's
advancing troops. Some enemy forces are retreating toward the Rhine River. The
enemy constructs new crossing sites on the Rhine river and in at a distance of
10 -12 km in front of the river is preparing new defensive positions with the
objective of covering and protecting the retreat of his forces. On the opposite
bank of the river he also along the river constructs new positions for defense.
Also the moment of enemy reserves from the depth of his area is occurring. The
enemy in the landing area for the regiment has assembled two crossing sites one
of them is a pontoon bridge in the area of Torgars and the other is in the area
of Urbar with rafts. The enemy forces at these crossings are about 2 engineer
bridge companies. Along the western bank of the Rhine the enemy constructs new
defensive positions with the use of engineer position building equipment in
order to prevent our crossing the river from the march and expand the offensive
into his territory. In the area of Holzfeld, Oberwesel the area about one motor
rifle company in each. They prepare trenches with engineer equipment. In the
area Wiebelsheim they build a command or communications center. Also at Kubach,
Birkheim, Breifschreid there are positions of air defense rockets. AT 40 km to
the south west direction from the landing area there is the assembly area of a
motor rifle regiment.
-----2. Before the landing suppress and destroy the following targets with
front air forces, rocket troops and artillery unit of the army and division:
----- front air forces suppress targets at __-, ___, ___, and ____.
During the combat important targets will be destroyed by fighter bomber
aviation on call.
----- by army and division rocket forces suppress the following targets ___,
___, ___. During the combat important enemy targets will be destroyed by rocket
troops of army using conventional warheads when called for the regimental
----- artillery units of army and division of first echelon suppress the
following targets ___,___, ___.
----- radio electronic means of the army suppress the following targets ___,
___, ___ (radars and other radio electronic targets.)
3. 1170th parachute landing regiment seizes the landing area bridghead in the
area Biebernheim, Urbar, Dellhafen, Laudert, Dorth on the Rhine River with the
objective of seizing the enemy existing crossing sites on the river, breaking
up the enemy's organized crossing to the west bank of the river, and defending
on that bank, and support from their the army's crossing the river from the
march, and destruction of enemy targets on the far bank of the river, prevent
the arrival of enemy reserves to the bridghead. The landing is the area
Boerwesel, Urbar, Stoar, Birkheim at 06:45 on 10 June and the first battalion
will seize the pontoon bridge in the area Stgoar. The second battalion will
seize the ferry crossing in the area Urbar. and defend there. After that
destroy enemy forces that are creating the engineer positions on the west bank
of the river. After that occupy the bridgehead and organize defensive lines
with the aim of preventing enemy forces from crossing the river. and supporting
the army's forces in crossing the river from the march. The third battalion
destroys signal center north of Wiebelsheim and, radio direction finding
stations, east of Badenhard, and air defense positions near Karoach and at hill
557. and organize defense lines at Dorth, Pfalgfeld, Laudert,` Wievelsheim. the
regiment will prevent enemy reserves from reaching the bridgehead. The third
company of the second battalion is in the regimental reserve. The regiment
after the army forces cross the river concentrates in the area Leiningen,
Laudert Badenhard and will be prepared for orders from the army commander. the
FUP area for the assault is designated at the following airfields. Merseburg,
Lutzen, Schkeuditz, Leipzig. Arrival of the regiment at the waiting area is at
01:30 on 10 June and loading of personnel on the aircraft is at 05:30 on 10
4. The missions for sub units:
-----a. First battalion with self-propelled artillery battery, engineer
platoon, at 06:45 on 10 June assault lands in the area Stgoar the area for
concentration after the landing is at ___, ___, and it will aggressively attack
the pontoon bridge at the river and capture it. Then it will attack the enemy
that is preparing defense positions along the river and seize a bridgehead and
organize all around defense in the area Biebernheim, Nirgenach, Steffen, Jagdh
and prevent enemy forces from crossing the river. and prevent enemy reserves
from reaching the river. and support the army forces in crossing the river.
The start of movement to the assembly area at ___, at 22:30 and the axis of
movement is ___,___,__-. to the waiting area to the west of the airfield at
Merseburg. The battalion loads on the aircraft with numbers 2401 to 2427.
Loading is at 05:30.
----- b. the Second battalion with SP battery and engineer platoon assault
lands at 06:45 in the area Urdar the concentration after the landing is at __-,
___. The battalion will aggressively attack and seize the crossing on the river
and defend it. After this from the march it will attack enemy who are preparing
engineer positions on the west bank of the river. After destroying them it will
seize the bridgehead in the area Urbar, Dellhafen, and west of 466 and height
505 and organize all around defense. It will prevent enemy forces from
retreating across the river and also prevent the movement of enemy reserves
from the depth to the bridgehead. It will support the army forces in crossing
the river on the march. the start of movement to the assembly area at ___ is
22:30 on 9 June and the axis of moment is ___, ___ to the loading area to the
east of airfield Lutzen. The battalion on the airfield Lutzen loads the
aircraft AN 12 that have the numbers 2428 to 2454.
----- c. The third battalion with a SP artillery battery and anti-tank battery,
and engineer sapper platoon assault lands at 0645 on 10 June in the area
Birkheim The concentration after the landing is at ___, ___. The battalion from
the march destroys enemy communications center and command post at north of
Wieblsheim and the radio direction station east of Badenhard, and PVO rockets
at Karoach and at 557 height. The battalion will seize a bridgehead and
organize all around defense in the area Hirtenau, Pfalzfeld, Wiebelsheim,
Utzenhain. The battalion will prevent the enemy reserves from movement from the
depth to the bridgehead. The battalion will support the army forces in crossing
the river in interaction with the first and second battalions.
The start of movement to the assembly area at ___ is 2230 on 9 June and the
axis of movement is __- ,___ to the FUP area east of airfield at Schkeuditz.
The battalion will load at the airfield on aircraft AN12 that have the numbers
2455 to 2481. The loading on the aircraft will be 0530 on 10 June.
----- d. The SP artillery battalion after seizure of the bridgehead will deploy
to the east of height 430 and be prepared to fulfill the following missions:
---------- prevent movement of enemy reserves into the bridgehead;
---------- prevent retreat and crossing of the river by enemy forces from the
---------- support the army forces in crossing the river;
---------- be prepared to fulfill other missions that may develop during the
----- e. the air defense battery with the regiment staff and rear at 0645 10
June will land in the area Oberwesel and quickly seize firing positions in good
areas and be prepared to repulse enemy air strikes of aviation and helicopters
especially from the axis south west and north west and cover the regiment's
combat actions while seizing the bridghead and preparing all around defense and
the army crossing over the river from enemy air strikes. The air defense
battery moves in the column with the regiment staff and rear service and by
platoon covers the regiment column against enemy aviation. At 2230 hrs on the
route ___, ___ the battery will move to the FUP area to the east of airfield at
Leipzig. On arrival at the assembly area it will occupy firing positions and
cover the FUP area from enemy air strikes. the air defense battery at he
airfield Leipzig loads on the aircraft have number ___. It loads at 05230.
----- f. The general reserve is the third company of the second battalion. This
company is the regiment reserve. After the landing it deploys to the west of
___, ___ in order to fulfill missions that suddenly and unexpectedly arrives.
----- g. Preparation of subunits for the assault landing will be 0545.
5. I upon movement to the FUP area will be at the head of the column with the
staff and in the FUP area at the airfield at Schkeuditz. During the combat
action to the north of height 505. My deputy is the regiment chief of staff,
chief of operations section, and commander of the first battalion.
Interaction in the loading area, during the flight and during the assault
In the airfields assemble aviation equipment and create supplies of fuel and
materials. The aviation during the loading of combat equipment will also be
refueled with fuel and materials
Transport aviation at the permanent airfields by regiment at low altitudes with
observation of maskirovka measures fly to the airfields in the FUP area at 2300
hrs. They start the flight and at 0130 arrive at the FUP area.
With the remaining airfields in the FUP area also prepare two alternate
airfields at __-, ___. they also will be prepared to refill the aircraft if one
of the main airfields comes under enemy air attack so that the aircraft on
order of the commander of the air transport division will deploy to the
alternate airfields. Squadrons will be deployed in separate locations and
aircraft located side by side at a distance of 200 meters in revetments.
At the airfields create cover for the personnel and combat equipment.
The air defense of the airfields in the FUP area will be accomplished by the
front PVO means and the two fighter regiments of the air army. the air defense
means of the regiment and subunits also will be occupy firing positions to
repel enemy air strikes.
During the flight to the landing area the two fighter regiments will cover the
Warning on enemy air attacks will be accomplished from the command post of the
front PVO , armies and radio locator stations of the PVO radio technical
Flight of the transport aviation is conducted on the following axes ___, ___.
Before the flight the front and army forces and means will suppress
positions of PVO means, near by airfields, and fields of combat helicopters,
radio location stations, in the area of the flight path with rocket forces and
artillery of army and divisions of first echelon and by front air
Before the assault landing all ground targets in the landing area will be
suppressed by fighter bomber aviation of front air army;
Control of transport aviation and landing forces at the FUP area is
accomplished by the deputy commander of the air transport division with an
operations group in close interaction with the commander and staff of the
parachute landing regiment. During the flight on the side of the commander of
the military aviation division with the forward command post of the division
that will be located at the command post of the army.
Reconnaissance of the enemy air and ground forces and also radio and chemical
reconnaissance in the air is accomplished by four aircraft reconnaissance from
the composition of the tactical recon regiment of the air army.
Airfields in the FUP area are covered by the radio technical means of the
front and also radio technical battalion SPETZNAZ of the front
air army from enemy reconnaissance and direct bombardment that uses radio means
in attack aircraft. Also create false airfields
During the flight radio electronic combat means (for suppression) on the
aircraft suppress radio location stations, control points of enemy fighters,
means of radio electronic means on enemy aircraft, control of PVO rockets and
air to air rockets. and communication system and warning system of enemy PVO
and navigation system of enemy fighter aviation.
Loading of aircraft and other supplies, loading of personnel in aircraft,
accomplished in accordance with the assault plan table that is prepared by the
staff of the regiment and transport aviation.
Loading of combat equipment and fuel is accomplished from 0200 to 0530 and
loading of the personnel is accomplished from 0530 to 0540.