The 2. Infantry Division Sforzesca  was mobilized in June 1940 and took part in the invasion of France. In 1941 it took part in the invasion of Greece and in June 1942 it was transferred to the Eastern front. It suffered heavy losses on the Don early 1943 and was withdrawn to Italy for reforming in March. It absorbed 157. Infantry Division Novara and elements from other units.
It surrendered to the German forces in September 1943.

Order of battle (November 1942)

53. Infantry Regiment
54. Infantry Regiment
17. Artillery Regiment
4. Mixed Carabinieri Section
5. Motorized Carabinieri Section
53. Flak Company
302. Flak Company
2. Anti-Tank Company
70. Anti-Tank Company
121. Anti-Tank Company
II Divisional Mortar Battalion
16. Pioneer Company
2. Telephone & Radio Company
1. Supply Company
2. Command Transport Unit
2. Transport Section
569. Field Post Office

Sources used

George F. Nafziger - Italian Order of Battle: An organizational history of the Italian Army in World War II (3 vol)

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