Italian 2nd Eritrean Division

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The Italian 2nd Eritrean Division, also known as the Second Eritrean Division or II Division Indigini (Native), was an Italian Military division used in the Second Italo-Abyssinian War in 1935. It was formed from the Eritrean askari of the Battalion indigeni (Native Battalions) who provided the regular colonial forces of Italian Eritrea.

Order of battle[edit]

2nd Natives Division - Gen. Achille Vaccarisi

  • 3rd Native Battalion Group
  • V "Ameglio" Native Battalion
  • XXI "Fulmine" Native Battalion
  • 7th Native Battalion Group
  • IV "Toselli" Native Battalion
  • XIX "Cafaro" Native Battalion
  • XXII Native Battalion
  • 2nd Mountain Artillery Battalion (65L17)
  • 4th Native Battalion Group
  • IX "Guastoni" Native Battalion
  • XII Native Battalion
  • XVII "Nebri" Native Battalion
  • 8th Native Battalion Group
  • VIII "Gamerra" Native Battalion
  • XX Native Battalion
  • 4th Mountain Artillery Battalion (65L17)

Note:

  • X and XXV Native Battalions were detached from the Division.