2 Alpine Division Tridentina


2 Alpine Division Tridentina

The 2nd Alpine Division Tridentina was a WWII light Infantry division of the Italian Army, specializing in Mountain Combat. The Alpini that formed the divisions are a highly decorated and elite mountain corps of the Italian Army comprising both infantry and artillery units. After WWII the traditions and name of the 2nd Alpine Division Tridentina were carried on by the Alpine Brigade Tridentina.

WWII Order of Battle

* 5th Alpini Regiment
** with the battalions "Edolo", "Morbegno", "Tirano",
* 6th Alpini Regiment
** with the battalions "Vestone", "Verona", "Val Chiese",
* 2nd Alpine Artillery Regiment
** with the artillery groups "Val Camonica", "Vicenza", "Bergamo",
* 2nd Engineer Battalion
* 206th Auto-Transport Battalion
* 402nd, 417th Carabinieri Companies
* 619th, 620th, 622nd, 623rd Field Hospitals

ee also

* Italian Army in Russia


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