Soviet Armed Forces
Faction Soviet
Multiplayer icon in Call of Duty: World at War.
Appears in Call of Duty: World at War
Call of Duty: Black Ops
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Country Soviet Union
Type Army, Navy, Air Defense, Air Force
Engagements World War II
Cold War
Soviet-Afghan War
Active 1917-1991

In GameEdit

Call of Duty: World at WarEdit

The 3rd Shock Army is featured prominently in Call of Duty: World at War, with the notable members being Dimitri Petrenko, Viktor Reznov and Chernov. Similarly to Call of Duty, the soldiers from this division capture the Reichstag and rose the Soviet flag over Berlin. The Zombies character Nikolai Belinski was also in the Soviet 3rd Shock Army.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Edit

The Soviet Armed Forces appears in the flashback mission "Project Nova". The player gets to play as Viktor Reznov along with Dimitri Petrenko, General Nikita Dragovich and Colonel Lev Kravchenko in the Red Army. The player takes part in an attempt to capture the German defector Friedrich Steiner for the blueprints and development of Nova-6 nerve gas.

Call of Duty: Black Ops IIEdit

The Soviet Armed Forces appear in the 1980s story arc in the level "Old Wounds", set during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. They fight against Afghan Mujahideen rebels as well as Chinese and American advisors Tian Zhao, Jason Hudson, Frank Woods, and Alex Mason. In 1986, they attempt to take control of the Mujahideen base of Khost, but are repelled with aid from the foreign advisors. It is also in this battle that Kravchenko is killed by either Mason or Woods after interrogation.

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Call of Duty: World at War Edit

  • "To your last breath...FIGHT!!!" - Near the end of a match
  • "You were on the wrong side." - A soldier after killing a German
  • "This is the end for you!" - A soldier after killing a German
  • "With our combined strength, victory WILL be ours!" - Start of Team Deathmatch
  • "Slaughter ALL who stand in our way!" - Start of Team Deathmatch.
  • "Show courage, show strength, show pride...but show no mercy!" - Cmsr. Markhov
  • "They come for our blood, but DROWN in their own!" - After victory in multiplayer
  • "We have laid waste, to all who stood before us!" - After victory in multiplayer
  • "Fight...maim...kill...until there is no one left!" - Start of Free-For-All match
  • "YOU'RE WORTH NOTHING" - Soldier killing a German.
  • "They have released the dogs!" - When the German team releases dogs in multiplayer
  • "Unleash the dogs!" - When the Red Army release the dogs in multiplayer
  • "Though bathed in blood, we have achieved nothing." - Russian tie.
  • "Fight to your last breath, comrade!" - Said to the last person standing in a Search and Destroy match.
  • "All must stand as one!" - Start of a match in war mode in multiplayer
  • "Fight to the last drop of blood, never surrender!" - Near the end of the match
  • "You are nothing! To me..." - Solidier killing a German
  • "Burn in hell" - Soldier killing German
  • "Die you animal!" - Soldier killing German
  • "I will break your will!" - Soldier killing German


Call of Duty: World at War Edit

Call of Duty: Black OpsEdit

Call of Duty: Black Ops IIEdit