2nd Light Cavalry Division (France)

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The French 2nd Light Cavalry Division (2e Division de Cavalerie Légère) was a French Army division active during World War II.

World War II[edit]

Battle Of France[edit]

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

  • 3rd Cavalry Brigade[1] (3e Brigade de Cavalerie)
  • 12th Light Mechanized Brigade[2] (12e Brigade Légère Mécanisée)
  • 73rd Divisionary Light Cavalry Artillery Regiment (73e Régiment d’Artillerie de Division Légère de Cavalerie)

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Organization and Order of Battle of Militaries in World War II: Volume VI Italy and France Including the Neutral Countries of San Marino, Vatican City (Holy See), Andorra, and Monaco. p. 483.
  2. ^ The Organization and Order of Battle of Militaries in World War II: Volume VI Italy and France Including the Neutral Countries of San Marino, Vatican City (Holy See), Andorra, and Monaco. p. 481.