The 47. Infantry Division Bari was mobilized in June 1940 and was sent to Albania taking part in the invasion of Greece. It attacked the island of Corfu supported by a battalion of the San Marco Marine Regiment but after suffering heavy losses it was forced to withdraw. In April 1943 it was transferred to Sardinia where it remained until the Italian surrender.

Order of battle

139. Bari Infantry Regiment
140. Bari Infantry Regiment
47. Artillery Regiment
152. Salentina CCNN Legion
47. Mortar Battalion
47. Anti-Tank Company
47. Signal Company
55. Pioneer Company
Medical Section
Motor Transport Section
Supply Section
Carabinieri Section

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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