21. Infantry Division (Bulgaria)
- Published: 18 June 2010 18 June 2010
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CommandersCol. Georgi Manev (1941)
Col. Anton Baltakov (1942)
Order of battle2nd motorized light regiment
Part of 21. Division from 01 January 1942 to 09 June 1942.
In 1943 is part of the Screening Front facing Turkey.
Particpated in the first phase of the 1944 war against the Axis as part of 2. Cavalry Division.
Lt.-Col. Todor Popov
50th Nisava Infantry Regiment
Formed on 20 June 1941 in Dragoman, Bulgaria as Pirot Battalion to be stationed in Pirot.
In January 1942 renamed to 1/50 Nisava Battalion, in March 1943 to 3/50 Nisava Battalion.
In 1944 3/50 is mobilized and expanded to 50th Nisava Regiment.
Participated in the first phase of the 1944 war against the Axis as part of 1. Infantry Division.
Sources usedResearch by Dimitar Boykov
George F. Nafziger - Bulgarian Order of Battle in World War II