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Uzbekistan

Full Name 99 Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic
Alliance Soviet Union - Minor Member Nation or Possession
Possessing Power Russia
Entry into WW2 22 Jun 1941
Population in 1939 6,550,000
Military Deaths in WW2 330,000
Civilian Deaths in WW2 220,000

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ww2dbaseThe Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic was formed in 1924 with the capital established at Samarkand. In 1930, the capital was moved to Tashkent. During WW2, Uzbekistan hosted several major industries which were originally located west of the Ural Mountains as German forces invaded the Soviet Union in 1941. Accompanied with the factories were thousands of Russian nationals, which significantly altered the demographics of Tashkent. To a lesser degree, the population of the country was also altered by the influx of ethnic Koreans, Crimean Tatars, and Chechens which were forcibly relocated due to the central government's suspicion of disloyalty. After the war, Uzbekistan remained under the control of the Soviet Union until 1991 when the Republic of Uzbekistan was established.

ww2dbaseSource: Wikipedia

Last Major Update: Apr 2013

People
Kudoyarov, BorisZelma, Georgi


Events Taken Place in Uzbekistan
Deportation of Caucasian, Altaic, and Turkish Peoples1 Jan 1940 - 29 Dec 1944
Deportation of Crimean Tatars18 May 1944 - 1 Jun 1944







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