The 20. Infantry Division Friuli was raised in June 1940 and took part in the invasion of France. It was sent to the Yugoslav border before being rebuilt in preparation for the planned invasion of Malta. It was sent to Corsica in the occupation of Vichy France in November 1942.
After the Italian surrender in September 1943 it fought the German forces.

In some sources this division is incorrectly listed as an Assault and landing division.

Order of battle

87. Friuli Infantry Regiment
88. Friuli Infantry Regiment
35. Artillery Regiment
- 4 x Battalion
- AA Battalion
88. CCNN Legion (Blackshirts)
- 88. Costanza Ciano Battalion
- 96. Petrarca Battalion
20. Mortar Battalion
20. Anti-Tank Company
20. Engineer Battalion
- 20. Signal Company
- 52. Pioneer Company
- 20. Chemical Company
26. Medical Company
- 81. Field Hospital
- 82. Field Hospital
- 83. Field Hospital
- 491. Field Hospital
23. Heavy Motor Transport Section
13. Supply Section
19. Bakery Section
58. Carabinieri Section
59. Carabinieri Section
60. Carabinieri Section
79. Field Post Office
Territorial Coastal Battalion
Machine Gun Company
Bastia Garrison
- 3 Battalions

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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