2nd CCNN Division "Fiamme Nere"

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2nd CCNN Division "Fiamme Nere" ("Black Flames"), was one of the three Blackshirts Divisions sent to Spain during the Spanish Civil War to make up the "Corpo Truppe Volontarie" (Corps of Volunteer Troops), or CTV.

Order of battle for the Battle of Guadalajara[edit]

2nd CCNN Division "Fiamme Nere" - Bgd. Gen. Guido Amerigo Coppi

  • 6th Group of Banderas - Console Mario Pittau.
    • 651 Bandera "Ardita" - Seniore Spagnolo
    • 630 Bandera "Intrepida" - 1st Seniore Angelucci
    • 638 Bandera "Audace" - Seniore Alberto Zaccherini
    • Support Battery 65/17
    • Engineers Section
  • 7th Group of Banderas - Console Marino Marino
    • 724 Bandera "Inflessibile" - Seniore Gamberini
    • 735 Bandera "Implacabile" - Seniore Bruno Calzolari
    • 740 Bandera "Disperata" - Seniore Domenico Paladino
    • Support Battery 65/17
    • Engineers Section
  • 8th Grupo de Banderas - Console Fausto Vandelli
    • 530 Bandera "Inesorabile" - Seniore Fausto Vandelli
    • 730 Bandera - 1st Seniore Calzonsori
    •  ? Bandera - Seniore Palezzi
    • Support Battery 65/17
    • Engineers Section
  • "Carabinieri" Section
  • Intendencia Section
  • Sanitation Section
  • Division Truck Unit
  • Division Artillery - Teniente Coronel Pettinare
    • Antiaircraft Battery 20mm
    • XI Group 75/27 (3 batteries of 4 guns)
    • VIII Group 100/17 (2 batteries of 4 guns)
    • IX Group 100/17 (2 batteries of 4 guns)
    • II Group 149/12 (2 batteries of 3 guns)
    • Combat Engineers Platoon
    • Artillery Park Section

The Blackshirt (Camicie Nere, or CCNN) Divisions contained regular soldiers and volunteer militia from the Fascist Party. The CCNN divisions were semi-motorised.

Source[edit]

  • de Mesa, José Luis, El regreso de las legiones: (la ayuda militar italiana à la España nacional, 1936-1939), García Hispán, Granada:España, 1994 ISBN 84-87690-33-5