54th Infantry Division Napoli
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|54th Infantry Division Napoli|
|Engagements||World War II|
|Generale di Divisione Giulio Porcinari|
The 54th Infantry Division Napoli was a regular infantry division of the Italian Army during World War II. The Napoli Division was part of the Italian XVI Corps in Sicily. It was destroyed during the Allied landings (Operation Husky).
Order of battle
- 75. Napoli Infantry Regiment
- 76. Napoli Infantry Regiment
- 54. Artillery Regiment
- 173. CCNN Legion
- 54. Mortar Battalion
- 54. Machine Gun Battalion
- 54. Anti-Tank Company
- 54. Engineer Battalion
- 207. Field Hospital
- 851. Field Hospital
- 54. Motor Transport Section
- 729. Motor Transport Section
- 108. Light Motor Transport Section
- 563. Supply Section[nb 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.
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