Bayerische Infanterie-Division) was a unit of the Royal Bavarian Army, part of the Imperial German Army, in World War I. It is interesting to note that it was not the first time the three infantry regiments served together under one command. Company Commander. [6] During its retreat from Libya, the division was tasked with defending the coastal town of Mersa Matruh. 1st Lt Gearld R. Wiser (PH, BrzS&CL, Sil S) AT Mine Platoon. The 10th Indian Infantry Division earned many battle honours and decorations and suffered many casualties before final victory in Italy and the end of World War II in Europe in May 1945. We begin our conversation discussing why the U.S. Army didn’t have an alpine division before World War II, and how a group of civilian skiers, led by a man named Minnie Dole, spearheaded the movement to create one. Created in August 2000. In four years, the division travelled over 4,000 miles (6,400 km) from Tehran to Trieste, fought three small wars, and fought two great campaigns: the Anglo-Iraqi War, the Invasion of Syria-Lebanon, the Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran, the North African Campaign, and the Italian Campaign. 10, Kgl. Taking advantage of its training in mountain warfare, it went on to take Città di Castello and Montone, infiltrating deep into Axis positions and striking from the flanks and the rear. Attached to III Amphibious Force, the 77th made an assault landing on Guam, 21 July 1944. The division was formed primarily from the excess infantry regiments of existing divisions which were being triangularized. Bayerisches Reserve-Infanterie-Regiment Nr. [ 39th Infantry Division - Did not exist during WWII ] 40th Infantry Division . The division is a subordinate unit of the XVIII Airborne Corps. The files below are found on CD 1 . At 17 (1938), he enlisted in the Army at Fort Thomas, and was assigned to Item company, 10th Infantry Division. In 1940, he is transferred to Fort Bragg and is affected to Fox Company, 39th Infantry Regiment as a rifle squad leader. CANNON COMPANY, 10th INFANTRY. Following the French surrender on 11 July, the division returned to guard duty in Mosul. Campaign Overviews. 10, Kgl. The regiment's 1st and 2nd Battalions are light infantry units assigned to the 1st and 2nd Brigade Combat Teams respectively of the 10th Mountain Division located at Fort Drum, New York.The 3d Battalion was active in the U.S. Army Reserve in Colorado. We had bought our beer in Haifa and drunk it on the shores of the Caspian. However, part of the division formed the improvised Robcol formation (comprising a regiment each of field artillery and light anti-aircraft artillery and a company of infantry), which held the Ruweisat Ridge between 2–3 July during the First Battle of El Alamein. Security tasks on the Yugoslav border around Trieste completed the 10th Indian Division's war service. Platoon Leaders. It fought in the 1965 Indo-Pakistani War and possibly in 1971. The 60th Infantry Regiment was born on June 10th, 1917, at the historic Gettysburg National Park, Pennsylvania. The 26th Division took over the sector the first of April, the left of the line being assigned to the 104th. Emery W. Berghorn. On 17 September, the unit was transferred to the Adriatic in an effort to penetrate the Gothic Line.[9]. On August 6, 1918, the division was dissolved, with its assets distributed to other units. From February to May 1917, the division served on the Galician front under the Austro-Hungarian 2nd Army against the Russian Army, where it engaged in several assault troop (Stoßtrupp) operations. The 5th Infantry Division. Lineage and Honors Information as of 11 April 1997. It then fought near Soissons for the next several months and in the Second Battle of the Marne. 1st Lt Gearld R. Wiser (PH, BrzS&CL, Sil S) AT Mine Platoon. Numerous mountain battles and river crossings followed with Operation Olive on the Gothic Line and then Operation Grapeshot. Possibly at Camp Funston. Artillery and signals commands were formed, and combat engineer support was expanded to a full pioneer battalion. By 1 August, the division's vanguard had reached the north of the Tiber river's basin. The 5th Division was reactivated 16 October 1939, at Fort McClellan, Alabama as a "triangular" division, i.e. [5], In August, command passed to Major General Alan Bruce Blaxland while the division was sent to Cyprus with the responsibility of protecting the island. three infantry regiments - the 2nd, 10th and 11th Regiments, with an authorized strength of approximately 15,000 officers and men. It was later reorganized and redesignated 15 April 1963 as the 3d Battalion, 10th Infantry. The division was formed on March 3, 1915, and organized over the next few weeks. In the ensuing battle it was overwhelmed and forced to retreat. Read More . Assigned 5 July 1918 to the 14th Division. W. H. Rossell, 10th Infantry, was taken prisoner, ten enlisted men were killed and sixteen wounded in this engagement. Company Commander. The 10th Infantry Regiment was on the far right side of the Divisions Frontline during their part of the Battle of the Bulge and it was the first regiment to arrive in Luxembourg. Created in August 2000. Bayerisches 17. The 96th Infantry Division is a unit of the United States Army that served in World War II.. The armoured attack comprised two regiments of medium tanks, M48 Pattons and M-36 Sherman B-2 tank destroyers. Allied intelligence rated the division as second class. It provided a stabilizing influence for the rebuilding of Germany and held the line against any possible Soviet threat to Western Europe. The 10th Battalion was among the first infantry units raised for the AIF during the First World War. Further advance was blocked by the Alpe di Catenaia heights, a solid block of ridges and peaks that could only be taken by a set piece assault. [12], Prior to its piecemeal dispatch to Iraq, April 1941[14], In addition to those listed above the following brigades were assigned or attached to the division for relatively short times during World War II.[16]. The 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) is a light infantry division in the United States Army based at Fort Drum, New York.Designated as a mountain warfare unit, the division is the only one of its size in the US military to receive intense specialized training for fighting in mountainous and arctic conditions. Fußartillerie-Bataillon, Kgl. Major General Rees responded that the division had only just concentrated and that defensive works were as yet inadequate. Cemeteries & Memorials; Burial Search; About Us; Education; Facebook; Twitter; YouTube; Instagram; ABMC Headquarters 2300 Clarendon Blvd, Suite 500 Arlington, VA 22201 Phone: 571-842-0020. Activated: October 1917 (National Guard Division from Alabama, Florida and Georgia). On the 15th of October, upon mobilization, the 10th Infantry was redesignated the 106th Infantry Regiment and assigned to be the fourth regiment in the division. 187th FA Battalion (155mm Howitzer) 30.07.1944-01.08.1944: 204th FA Battalion (155mm Howitzer) 09.08.1944-13.08.1944: B Battery, 7th FA Obsn. SERVICE COMPANY, 10th INFANTRY. The Indian 10th Infantry Division was formed in Iraq in early 1941 under Major-General W.A.K. The division then moved on to North Africa, reaching Halfaya Pass on 4 June to take part in the Western Desert Campaign. The 10th Infantry Regiment was on the far right side of the Divisions Frontline during their part of the Battle of the Bulge and it was the first regiment to arrive in Luxembourg. The 86th Infantry Division arrived in France, 4 March 1945, and moved to Koln, Germany, taking over defensive positions near Weiden, 24 March, in relief of the 8th Infantry Division. 10th Infantry Regiment ... 5th Infantry Division in World War II CD 1 Open all files from the folders on the CDs Install Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader from CD 1. Company Commander. Bayerischer Divisions-Nachrichten-Kommandeur 10, This page was last edited on 17 December 2016, at 07:26. [7] In January 1944, Lloyd was killed in a car accident while overseeing a training exercise in Egypt; command passed to Major General Denys Whitehorn Reid. Consolidated June-July 1869 with the 26th Infantry (see ANNEX) and consolidated unit designated as the 10th Infantry. The 10th Infantry Division Piave was an infantry division of the Italian Army during World War II.It was formed from Abruzzi brigade in Padua in 1934 as territorial division and was converted to artillery-infantry auto-transportable division format in 1939, meaning staff and equipment could be transported on cars and trucks, although not simultaneously. Subscribe to 10th Infantry Battalion, 4th Armored Division Footer menu. Bayerischer Artillerie-Kommandeur 10, Kgl. Pakistan's surprise attack on 1 September, Operation Grand Slam, fell on 191 Infantry Brigade which was supported by 'C' Squadron, 20 Lancers, under Major Bhaskar Roy. He believed, therefore, that the division was unlikely to be able to withstand a full-scale attack from Erwin Rommel. All rights reserved, Yves J. Bellanger. The 10th Bavarian Infantry Division (10. We had scrambled thought skirmishes of the Iraq rebellion, been bloodied, but not too deeply, against the French in Syria, and enjoyed the unrestrainedly opéra bouffe of the invasion of Persia. Bayerisches 5. After the Second World War, the established 10th Infantry Division of the Philippine Army also known officially as the Agila Division was founded on August 16, 2006 and they stationed and headquarters in Camp Panacan in Davao City. [1], The 10th Bavarian Infantry Division initially served on the Western Front, entering the line on the Somme in March 1915. World War II would be the only war the division would see active combat in before taking on its role as a training unit. History Of The Third Infantry Division In World War II Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Fußartillerie-Bataillon, Kgl. The 6th Infantry Division of World War II holds the unchallenged record for consecutive days of continuous combat in the Pacific Theater, 219 days of continuous combat, set by the Division on the Island of Luzon, the Philippines. The new Indian Army's 20 Lancers (India) was raised again in July 1956 (confusingly, only about a month after Pakistan had re-raised their own 20th Lancers (Pakistan), on the other side of the confrontation line). The files below are found on CD 1 . It was originally activated as the 10th, a division established in early 1917 consisting of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia national guardsmen. We could move, we could fight, and we had begun to build up that most valuable of all assets a tradition of success. The 10th Indian Infantry Division was a war formed infantry division of the Indian Army during World War II. Infanterie-Regiment Großherzog Ferdinand von Toskana, Kgl. 20 Mar 44 Eisenhhower SHAEF Meeting Minutes CD 1 3 Pages - PDF. The regiments sub sector in the Bois Brule formed an awkward, narrow salient, hard to defend. three infantry regiments - the 2nd, 10th and 11th Regiments, with an authorized strength of approximately 15,000 officers and men. The division was organized in the First World War "National Army" on 20 October 1918 at Camp Wadsworth, South Carolina. Company Commander. 20 Mar 44 Eisenhhower SHAEF Meeting Minutes CD 1 3 Pages - PDF. There it engaged in frequent patrols to prevent the enemy from sending reinforcement to the ongoing Battle of Monte Cassino. Bayerische Infanterie-Division) was a unit of the Royal Bavarian Army, part of the Imperial German Army, in World War I. Emery W. Berghorn. On the immediate left of the Western Massachusetts outfit was the 10th Colonial French Division. Chevaulegers-Regiment Erzherzog Friedrich von Österreich, Kgl. Constituted 3 March 1855 in the Regular Army as the 10th Infantry. The division was created to be the smallest Army organization capable of performing independent operations. On 4 June, the division was moved to Venafro where it continued its training in mountain and urban warfare. Bayerisches Reserve-Infanterie-Regiment Nr. Order of Battle of the US Army - WWII - ETO 4th INFANTRY DIVISION. It was renamed the 10th Infantry Division when the establishment of the Wehrmacht was announced publicly i The 5th Division was reactivated 16 October 1939, at Fort McClellan, Alabama as a "triangular" division, i.e. Therefore at the time the division was sent to Ft McClellanin 1940 the 93rd Brigade had the 105th and 106th nee 10th while the 94th had the 108th and 165th. [5] Initially the 10th Indian Infantry Division was committed piecemeal with units involved at El Adem and Sidi Rezegh during the 1942 Battle of Gazala. The brigade fought on the Western Front during World War I, and in Normandy and north-west Europe during World War II. WWI Document Archive > 1914 Documents > U.S. Army Order of Battle. Capt Neil Jantz. The map is available for purchase at ... 31 March, it moved south in the wake of the 10th Armored Division and then east across the Neckar River, establishing and enlarging a bridgehead, 4-11 April. The 31st Infantry Division was a unit of the Army National Guard in World War I and World War II. The division is best known for its exploits during World War II as the 100th Infantry Division. It then fought in the battles in Flanders known generally as the Battle of Passchendaele. The 10th Canadian Infantry Brigade was a formation of the Canadian Army in both World War I and World War II. [8], On 9 March 1944, the division was ordered to transfer to the Italian front. Near Kamburg, the 76th reached the Saale River, and went across it to clear the city of Zeitz ( population 30,000), 20 miles southwest of Leipzig. See below for a complete breakdown of a division. […] Cherbourg, E/39th, First-Sergeant. Bayerisches 20. On 19 August, the Alpe di Catenaia heights were finally overtaken by the 3/1st Punjabis. Joining up with the 10th Armored Division, the Liberty Bells made two crossings of the Moselle River, pushing to 17 miles northwest of Trier, and adding such towns as Butzweiler, Binsfeld, Herscherforst, and Arrenrath to their bag. It is interesting to note that it was not the first time the three infantry regiments served together under one command. The regiment was first commanded by Colonel Edmund B. Alexander, serving from 1855 to 1869. World War I Infantry Divisions; Order of battle of the United States land forces in the World War : American expeditionary forces. Advancing through the Tiber valley, the division occupied Umbertide on 2 July. [13] For the defense of Chhamb-Jaurian, the regiment was awarded a theatre honour and Major Roy was awarded the Maha Vir Chakra for his leadership in this action. The division was disbanded in August 1918 and its assets distributed to other units. CMH Home ; Force Structure Support; Order of Battle - WWII - ETO; 80th INFANTRY DIVISION; Return to Table of Contents "Blue Ridge Division" The division insignia is a white bordered escutcheon of gold emblazoned with three azure blue mountain peaks. We had a good soldierly conceit of ourselves. [ 39th Infantry Division - Did not exist during WWII ] 40th Infantry Division . All rights reserved, Yves J. Bellanger. Maurice then shares why the 10th Mountain Division heavily recruited from top-tier colleges, and how the unusual makeup of the division influenced its unique culture. WWI Document Archive > 1914 Documents > U.S. Army Order of Battle. The 90th Infantry Division landed in England, 5 April 1944, and trained from 10 April to 4 June. After a short period of patrolling on both sides of the Rhine, the Division was relieved, and moved across the Rhine to Eibelshausen, Germany, 5 April. Organized in April 1855 at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. Elements began to leave Hawaii, 1 July 1944, for the amphibious assault on Guam. The German 10th Infantry Division was created in October 1934 under the cover name Wehrgauleitung Regensburg (later Kommandant von Regensburg) to hide its violation of the Treaty of Versailles.It was renamed the 10th Infantry Division when the establishment of the Wehrmacht was announced publicly in … The 10th Regiment jumped off south of Michelshoff on December 21st and experienced one of their bloodiest fights of World War 2. The 77th Infantry Division landed in Hawaii, 31 March 1944, and continued training in amphibious and jungle warfare. Gott immediately visited Rees and relieved him of command of the division, telling him he lacked resolution. The 10th Regiment jumped off south of Michelshoff on December 21st and experienced one of their bloodiest fights of World War 2. The journey was expected to be a short one, and consequently as many men as was possible were crowded on to each transport. World War I, an unprecedented conflict, forced fundamental changes in the … During his tenure, COL Alexander guided the Regiment through the Indian Wars and Civil War. CANNON COMPANY, 10th INFANTRY. D-Day and Normandy 6 June - 24 July 1944. A second Pakistani armour attack was launched at 1100 hours and contested by the AMX-13s of 20 Lancers, which despite being outgunned and outnumbered, destroyed a total of 13 tanks and prevented the encirclement of 191 Infantry Brigade. The division returned to the front lines on 28 June, replacing the 8th Indian Infantry Division. By Armistice Day, 11 November 1918, the Army had fielded 1 cavalry division, I provisional infantry division, and 62 infantry divisions. With the Army’s demobilization after World War II, the 1st Infantry Division was the only American combat force in occupied Germany until 1950. SERVICE COMPANY, 10th INFANTRY. It was abandoned as the division had to replace the 4th Indian Infantry Division on its former front line sector which spanned 15 miles (24 km). Feldartillerie-Regiment, Kgl. The order of battle of the division on March 4, 1915, was as follows:[3], The division underwent relatively few organizational changes over the course of the war. It was part of a wave of new infantry divisions formed in the spring of 1915. Company Commander. The local government soldiers and officers under the 10th Infantry Divisio… [1][2], The 10th Bavarian Infantry Division was formed as a triangular division. [12] The regiment later fought in the defence of Jaurian under 41 Infantry Brigade. The Indian Army's 10th Infantry Division was (re)established in 1965. In July 1943, Major General Wilfrid Lewis Lloyd took command. 6, Kgl. Bayerisches 10. The 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) is a light infantry division in the United States Army based at Fort Drum, New York. The regiment was under command of the 10th Infantry Division during the 1965 war. The division was disbanded in August 1918 and its assets distributed to other units. It formed part of the 4th Canadian Division. 10th Infantry. Bayerisches Pionier-Bataillon Nr. Battalion The division was disbanded in January 1947; its last wartime commander, Major-General Reid, continuing to command it for the two years after the war. First elements of the Division saw action on Dday, 6 June, on Utah Beach, Normandy, the remainder entering combat, 10 June, cutting across the Merderet River to take Pont l'Abbe in heavy fighting. [1] It was part of a wave of new infantry divisions formed in the spring of 1915. 7th Duke of Edinburgh's Own Gurkha Rifles, Queen Victoria's Own Madras Sappers and Miners, 97th (Kent Yeomanry) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, 154th (Leicestershire Yeomanry) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, King George's Own Bengal Sappers and Miners, "10 Indian Infantry Division Appointments", "10 Indian Infantry Division Subordinate units", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=10th_Indian_Infantry_Division&oldid=980642860, Military units and formations established in 1941, Military units and formations of the British Empire in World War II, Military units and formations disestablished in 1947, Military units and formations established in 1947, Articles with dead external links from December 2018, Articles with permanently dead external links, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 1st Battalion, 5th Mahratta Light Infantry, 41st Field Park Company Queen Victoria's Own Madras Sappers and Miners, 3rd Battalion, 5th Mahratta Light Infantry, 68th (South Midland) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, 30th Light A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery, 10th and 61st Field Companies Queen Victoria's Own Madras Sappers and Miners, 41st Field Park Company King George's Own Bengal Sappers and Miners, 10th Indian Division Troops Transport Company, 10th, 20th and 25th Brigade Transport Companies, 14th, 21st and 30th Indian Field Ambulances, Indian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (IEME), 125th, 126th and 127th Infantry Workshop Companies, 5th and 407th Indian Field Security Sections, This page was last edited on 27 September 2020, at 17:08. So how did the military develop the training and curriculum for this alpine division? 60% of the men evaded capture, reaching the Allied lines at El Alamein the following day. In August, the division took part in the joint Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran. Bayerische Minenwerfer-Kompanie Nr. The division was first organized in October 1918, during the U.S. mobilization for World War I. [11] The attack began at 0805 hours and was strongly resisted. Bayerische Infanterie-Division (Chronik 1915/1918) - Der erste Weltkrieg, 10. The Indian 10th Infantry Division was a war formed Infantry division of the Indian Army during World War II.In four years, the division traveled over 4,000 miles (6,400 km) from Tehran to Trieste, fought three little wars, and fought two great campaigns: Anglo-Iraqi War, Invasion of Syria-Lebanon, Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran, North African Campaign, and Italian Campaign. Command was passed in May 1941 to Major-General William "Bill" Slimwhen Fraser fell ill. As part of Iraqforce, the division first fought in Iraq, in Syria, and in Iran against forces potentially barring the road f… Updated August 9, 2000 by Yves J. Bellanger After 19 March 1959, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battle Group, 10th Infantry were withdrawn from the Regular Army, allotted to the Army Reserve, and assigned to the 83d Infantry Division. Now in March 1942, in spite of dust storms ...it was stimulating to be in what we all felt was a critical spot, waiting for the threatened German invasion of Turkey. On 4 August, troops belonging to the 10th Division captured Monte Altuccia; two days later the Regina height was occupied. The 10th Infantry Division Piave was an infantry division of the Italian Army during World War II.It was formed from Abruzzi brigade in Padua in 1934 as territorial division and was converted to artillery-infantry auto-transportable division format in 1939, meaning staff and equipment could be transported on cars and trucks, although not simultaneously. North Carolina lost 2,375 men in WWI, with another 3,859 wounded. Platoon Leaders. It then returned to the Western Front, arriving in Alsace at the end of May and remaining in the line there for several weeks. Most of the survivors were sent to the Nile Delta to recover. The 87th Infantry Regiment is an infantry regiment in the United States Army. When Iraq's ally Nazi Germany relocated its aircraft to Vichy French Syria, the 10th invaded Syria from Iraq in June. In August, the 10th had relocated to the Middle East, now incorporating the 1st Greek Brigade, composed of royalist Greek and Yugoslavian troops along with the 20th and 25th Indian Brigades. On 22 April, it relieved the 1st Canadian Division at the Ortona sector, which it held along with the 4th Indian Infantry Division. Capt George Hope, III. This campaign map shows the journey of the 100th Infantry Division throughout World War II. The map is available for purchase at ... 31 March, it moved south in the wake of the 10th Armored Division and then east across the Neckar River, establishing and enlarging a bridgehead, 4-11 April. At the conclusion of the Iranian operation, it returned to Iraq, where it underwent additional training and undertook security duties until May 1942. The regiment was first commissioned as the 10th Infantry on 3 March 1855 and was officially organized in April 1855 at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. […] Cherbourg, E/39th, First-Sergeant. Capt Neil Jantz. It then fought in the Romanian campaign, fighting in Bukovina and Transylvania. The 21st Brigade advanced towards Aleppo, while the 20th and 25th Brigades guarded the communication lines and the … It remained on the Somme into 1916 and fought in the Battle of the Somme in June and July 1916. The German 10th Infantry Division was created in October 1934 under the cover name Wehrgauleitung Regensburg (later Kommandant von Regensburg) to hide its violation of the Treaty of Versailles.It was renamed the 10th Infantry Division when the establishment of the Wehrmacht was announced publicly in … In 1940, he is transferred to Fort Bragg and is affected to Fox Company, 39th Infantry Regiment as a rifle squad leader. By the end of that same year, the 10th Division became the 31st. Updated August 9, 2000 by Yves J. Bellanger The division's 20th Bavarian Infantry Brigade was formerly the 1st Bavarian Infantry Brigade of the 1st Bavarian Infantry Division. Ninety-one divisions were formed by the U.S. Army in World War II. Bayerische Infanterie-Division (Chronik 1915/1918), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=10th_Bavarian_Infantry_Division&oldid=755307489, Infantry divisions of Germany in World War I, Military units and formations established in 1915, Military units and formations disestablished in 1918, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Kgl. Read More . Capt Ferris A. Kercher (to 01/15/45)* Capt Roland B. Greig (01/15/45) ANTITANK COMPANY, 10th INFANTRY. Bayerisches 16. The 21st Brigade advanced towards Aleppo, while the 20th and 25th Brigades guarded the communication lines and the Mosul oilfield, respectively. Company Commander. In October 1917, the division left the line and returned to the Eastern Front, deploying along the Upper Styr and Stokhod rivers but reportedly seeing no action. The 10th Bavarian Infantry Division (10. [1], The Division was formed in January 1941, out of the 20th, 21st and 25th Indian Infantry Brigades. The casualties suffered by a typical American infantry regiment serving in World War II were horrendous. 10, 3.Eskadron/Kgl. This campaign map shows the journey of the 100th Infantry Division throughout World War II. Fighting in the European Theater, the division advanced through France and Germany through the end of the war, fending off heavy German counterattacks along the way. 1st Infantry division 2nd Infantry division 3rd Infantry division 4th ... 10th Armored division 11th Armored division 12th Armored division 13th Armored division 14th Armored division 16th Armored division 20th Armored division 13th Airborne division 17th Airborne division 82nd Airborne division 101st Airborne division . 1944 5th Infantry Division In France CD 1 … Commanded by Major General William "Bill" Slim, it landed in Basra in April, moving up the Euphrates and capturing Baghdad and the oilfields of Mosul as part of the Anglo-Iraqi War. At 17 (1938), he enlisted in the Army at Fort Thomas, and was assigned to Item company, 10th Infantry Division. The German 10th Infantry Division was created in October 1934 under the cover name Wehrgauleitung Regensburg (later Kommandant von Regensburg) to hide its violation of the Treaty of Versailles. The 10th Battalion, with other units of the 2nd Brigade, entrained on February the 10th, and boarded the transport the same day. When Iraq's ally Nazi Germany relocated its aircraft to Vichy French Syria, the 10th invaded Syria from Iraq in June. The battalion was recruited in South Australia, and together with the 9th, 11th and 12th Battalions, formed the 3rd Brigade. Insignia of the 10th Indian Infantry Division, World War II. Capt Ferris A. Kercher (to 01/15/45)* Capt Roland B. Greig (01/15/45) ANTITANK COMPANY, 10th INFANTRY. Of this total, 42 infantry divisions and the provisional division deployed to Europe (see table 6), with one, the 8th Division, not arriving until after the fighting had ended. Bayerische Radfahrer-Kompanie Nr. 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