5th Motorized Division (France)

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The French 5th Motorized Division was a French Army division active during World War II.

World War 2[edit]

Battle Of France[edit]

During the Battle of France in May 1940 the division contained the following units:

  • 88 Infantry Regiment
  • 39 Infantry Regiment
  • 129 Infantry Regiment
  • 1 Reconnaissance Battalion
  • 11 Artillery Regiment
  • 211 Artillery Regiment

The division was an active division which had existed during peacetime. It was a fully motorized Infantry Division.