14th Infantry Division Isonzo

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This article is about the historic Italian 14th Infantry Division Isonzo. For for the historic Italian Army brigade, see Isonzo Mechanized Brigade.
14th Infantry Division Isonzo
Active 1937–1943
Country Italy
Branch Italian Army
Type Infantry
Size Division
Nickname Isonzo
Engagements World War II
Commanders
Notable
commanders
General Federico Romero
Insignia
Identification
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Identification
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Isonzo Division collar insignia

The 14th Infantry Division Isonzo was an infantry division of the Italian Army during World War II. The Division was mobilized in June 1940 and took part in the Invasion of Yugoslavia as part of the Italian XI Corps. After the Greco-Italian War it was based in Athens and Corinth. It surrendered to the German forces in September 1943.[1]

Italian XI Corps[edit]

Commander[edit]

General Federico Romero

Order of battle[edit]

  • 23. Como Infantry Regiment
  • 24. Como Infantry Regiment
  • 23. Isonzo Artillery Regiment
  • 98. CCNN Legion
  • 14. Motar Battalion
  • 14. Signal Company
  • 40. Pioneer Company
  • 115. Medical Section
  • 53. Field Hospital
  • 54. Field Hospital
  • 29. Supply Section
  • 30. Field Bakery [1][nb 1]

Notes[edit]

Footnotes
  1. ^ An Italian Infantry Division normally consisted of two Infantry Regiments (three Battalions each), an Artillery Regiment, a Mortar Battalion (two companies), an Anti Tank Company, a Blackshirt Legion of two Battalions was sometimes attached. Each Division had only about 7,000 men, The Infantry and Artillery Regiments contained 1,650 men, the Blackshirt Legion 1,200, each company 150 men.[3]
Citations
  1. ^ a b Wendal, Marcus. "Italian Army". Axis History. Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  2. ^ "Invasion of Yugoslavia (6 April 1941)". Commando Supremo. Archived from the original on 21 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  3. ^ Paoletti, p 170
  • Paoletti, Ciro (2008). A Military History of Italy. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 0-275-98505-9.