The 57. Infantry Division Lombardia was mobilized in June 1940 and took part in the invasion of Yugoslavia. It served as an occupation force in Slovenia and Croatia until the Italian surrender when it was disbanded by the Germans.

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

Order of battle

73. Lombardia Infantry Regiment
74. Lombardia Infantry Regiment
57. Artillery Regiment
137. CCNN Legion
57. Mortar Battalion
57. Anti-Tank Company
57. Signal Company
37. Pioneer Company
57. Medical Section
40. Supply Section
40. Field Bakery
134. Field Hospital
135. Field Hospital

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

- None known at this time -

Do you have any corrections or additions to the material presented on the site?
Please help us improve the site by sending them to us.