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Full Name 36 Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic
Alliance Soviet Union - Minor Member Nation or Possession
Possessing Power Russia
Entry into WW2 22 Jun 1941
Population in 1939 6,150,000
Military Deaths in WW2 310,000
Civilian Deaths in WW2 350,000


ww2dbaseThe Kirghiz Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic was established in 1920 as an autonomous republic within the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic with the capital situated in Orenburg (now in Russia). The capital was moved to Kyzylorda in 1925 and then Alma-Ata (now Almaty) in 1929. In 1936, the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic was formed as one of the republics of the Soviet Union; with a land area of 2,717,300 square kilometers, Kazakhstan was the second largest of the Soviet Union. The 1930s saw several famines in Kazakhstan, which were blamed on Joseph Stalin's collectivization efforts. After the German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941, many Soviet industries were relocated from areas west of the Ural Mountains to the eastern side, and Kazakhstan became the host to many of them. Large groups of Crimean Tatars, Germans, and Polish were relocated to Kazakhstan during this time as well, many of whom forcibly. After the war, Kazakhstan remained under Soviet control until the formation of the independent Republic of Kazakhstan in Dec 1991.

ww2dbaseSource: Wikipedia

Last Major Update: Apr 2013

Dospanova, HiuazMomyshuly, BauyrzhanQoshqarbaev, Rakhimzhan

Events Taken Place in Kazakhstan
Deportation of Caucasian, Altaic, and Turkish Peoples1 Jan 1940 - 29 Dec 1944

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