The 19. Infantry Division Venezia was mobilized in May 1939 for the invasion of Albania and later took part in the invasion of Greece. It was used as an occupation force in the Balkans until the Italian surrender September 1943 when it fought the Germans and joined the partisans as the Garibaldi Division.

This unit took part in anti-partisan operations in Croatia.

Order of battle

83. Venezia Infantry Regiment
84. Venezia Infantry Regiment
383. Infantry Regiment
19. Gavinana Artillery Regiment
72. CCNN Legion
19. Mortar Battalion
19. Anti-Tank Company
19. Signal Company
76. Pioneer Company
42. Medical Section
38. Supply Section
11. Field Bakery

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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