1st Light Cavalry Division (France)

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The French 1st Light Cavalry Division was a French Army division active during World War II. The 1st Light Cavalry Division was formed alongside the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Light Cavalry Divisions in February 1940.[1]

World War 2[edit]

Battle Of France[edit]

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

  • 2 Cavalry Brigade
  • 11 Light Mechanized Brigade
  • 75 Artillery Regiment[1]


  1. ^ a b Commans, Stephane. "dlm". enpointe.perso.infonie.fr. Retrieved 2018-04-03.