The 48. Infantry Division Taro was mobilized in June 1940 and was sent to Albania where it took part in the invasion of Yugoslavia. It served as an occupation force in Montenegro until July 1941 when it was sent to Croatia to take part in anti-partisan operations. In June 1942 it was returned to Albania but was soon transferred to Italy to rebuild. In November it took part in the invasion of Vichy France.
It was disbanded in September 1943.

Order of battle

207. Taro Infantry Regiment
208. Taro Infantry Regiment
48. Artillery Regiment
164. CCNN Legion
48. Mortar Battalion
48. Anti-Tank Company
48. Signal Company
11. Pioneer Company
48. Searchlight Section
58. Medical Section
368. Heavy Motor Transport Section
58. Supply Section
23. Mixed 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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