After the war broke out (from June 1941 to January 1942) six national divisions were formed in Soviet Armenia.
The 390th was the first to go to the front. Fighting in the Battle of the Kerch Peninsula in May 1942, the Division was almost entirely overwhelmed. Also, Commander of the Division Simon Zakyan was killed.
89th Tamanyan Division
This division was the only Armenian unit to reach Berlin. The Division got its name for its heroic deeds in the fights for Taman Peninsula.
76th "K. Y. Voroshilov" Division
The division was formed in 1922 and controlling the Armenian-Turkish border engaged in the fights as soon as the war broke out and advanced was involved in the Battle of Stalingrad.
261st Rifle Unit
This unit remained to guard the Armenian-Turkish border.
408th and 409th Armenian Divisions also pursued a brilliant military path. The latter triumphantly reached Czech Republic and Austria.
Sassuntsi-Davit Tank Regiment