28th Infantry Division (Poland)

28th Infantry Division (Poland)

Infobox Military Unit
unit_name=28th Infantry Division
"28. Dywizja Piechoty"

branch=land forces
role=general purpose
patron=Warsaw, Stefan Okrzeja in 1944
battles=Battle of Łódź, Battle of Modlin, Battle of Warsaw (1939), Warsaw Uprising
notable_commanders=Władysław Bończa-Uzdowski, Edward Pfeiffer
The 28 Dywizja Piechoty was a Polish infantry division which saw action against the invading Germans during the Invasion of Poland of World War II. The division suffered heavy casualties in battles near Łódź and the remnants retreated to Warsaw, where they surrendered.


*gen.bryg. Władysław Bończa-Uzdowski

Order of battle

*HQ ( _pl. Słuzby)
*15th "Wolfs" Infantry Regiment ( _pl. 15.pułk piechoty "Wilków")
*36th Academic's Legion Infantry Regiment ( _pl. 36.pułk piechoty Legii Akademickiej)
*72nd Płk. Dioznizy Czachowski's Infantry Regiment ( _pl. 72.pułk piechoty im. Płk. Dionizego Czachowskiego)
*28th Light Artillery Regiment ( _pl. 28 pułk artylerii lekkiej)
*28th Heavy Artillery Squadron ( _pl. 28 dywizjon artylerii cięzkiej)
*28th AA Artillery Battery ( _pl. 28 bateria artylerii p-lot.)
*28th Engineers Battalion ( _pl. 28 batalion saperów)
*28th Telephone Company ( _pl. 28 kompania telefoniczna)
*Divisional Cavalry ( _pl. kawaleria dywizyjna)
*13th Bicycle Infantry Company ( _pl. 13 kompania kolarzy)
*117th Mobile HMG Company ( _pl. 117 kompania ckm na taczankach)

ee also

*Polish Armed Forces, Polish army order of battle in 1939
*Invasion of Poland, List of Polish divisions in WWII

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