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Italian Invasion of Greece on 28 October 1940

by Jim H

The Italian Army Order of Battle for the invasion of Greece is identified below. This Order of Battle was effective October 28, 1940.

Regio Esercito OOB Invasion of Greece on October 28, 1940

Italian invasion of Greece in 1940.

This map shows the Italian invasion of Greece in 1940 and the Greek gains made in the following months. Image credit: Alexikoua

EPIRUS SECTOR

Ciamuria Army Corps

Infantry Divisions
“Siena”
“Ferrara”

Armored Division
“Centauro”

Total
12 Infantry Battalions
3 Bersaglieri Battalions
4 Armored Battalions
6 Blackshirt Battalions

Alpine Division
“Julia”
5 Alpine Battalions

1 Albanian Volunteer Battalion

Coastal Group
3rd Grenadier Regiment

Cavalry Regiment
“Aosta”
“Milano”

Total
3 Grenadier Battalions
4 Cavalry Squadron Groups
2 Albanian Volunteer Battalions

See also: Royal Hellenic Army Order of Battle – October 1940

MACEDONIA SECTOR

XXVI Army Corps

Infantry Division
“Parma”

ARMY RESERVE

Infantry Division
“Piemonte”

YUGOSLAVIA BORDER

Infantry Division
“Venezia”
“Arezzo”

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