77th Indian Infantry Brigade

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77th Indian Infantry Brigade
Active 1942–1945
Country British India
Allegiance British Crown
Branch British Indian Army
Size Brigade
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Brigadier Orde Wingate
Brigadier Mike Calvert

The 77th Indian Infantry Brigade was an infantry formation of the Indian Army during World War II. It was formed in India June 1942. The brigade was assigned to the Chindits and organised into eight columns for operations behind enemy lines in Burma. In March 1945, it was converted into the 77th Indian Parachute Brigade and assigned to the 44th Airborne Division.[1]

Composition[edit]

1942–1943[edit]

1943–1945[edit]

77th Parachute Brigade[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "77 Brigade". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2009-10-19. 
  2. ^ "77 Brigade Subordanates". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2009-10-19. 
  3. ^ "77 Parachute Brigade Subordanates". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2009-10-19.