27th Division (Imperial Japanese Army)

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The 27th Division (第27師団 Dai-nijunana Shidan?) was formed in China from the units of the former Japanese China Garrison Army July 15, 1938, becoming one of the first triangular divisions in the Japanese Imperial Army.

Organization[edit]

27th Division

  • 1st China Garrison Infantry Regiment
  • 2nd China Garrison Infantry Regiment
  • 3rd China Garrison Infantry Regiment
  • 27th Division Reconnaissance Regiment
  • 27th Mountain Artillery Regiment
  • 27th Military Engineer Regiment
  • 27th Transport Regiment

See also[edit]

Reference and further reading[edit]

  • Madej, W. Victor. Japanese Armed Forces Order of Battle, 1937-1945 [2 vols]

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