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Evolution of the Infantry Regiment of the Regio Esercito in World War I

jwsleser

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Good day

I just read your post. Let me check to see what I have. I hope that some others might have this information.

Pista! Jeff
 

jwsleser

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I don't have much on the R.E. organization in the 1GM. This is a start to get the discussion going.

The organization in 1913. From the Handbook of the Italian Army 1913.

Reggimento fanteria
-Reggimento comando
-Three battaglioni (each with four compagnia)
-One sezione mitraglieri (2 mtr.)
 

jwsleser

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From what I have found on the web.....

Battaglione fanteria 1918
- Battaglione comando with 4 lanciabombe Stokes
- Three compagnia fucilieri rifle companies, each of which was assigned a section of machine guns (2 pistole mitragliatrici).
- One compagnia mitragliatrici pesanti (8 mtr.)
- One detachment zappatori
 
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