The 153. Infantry Division Macerata was mobilized in December 1941 as a depot division. It remained in Italy until June 1942 when it was transferred to Slovenia. In May 1943 it was transferred to Delnice in Croatia and it was captured by the German forces there in September.

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

Order of battle

121. Macerata Infantry Regiment
122. Macerata Infantry Regiment
153. Artillery Regiment
153. Machine Gun Battalion
153. Anti-Tank Battalion
153. Engineer Battalion
653. Light Motor Transport Section
253. Field Bakery
Medical 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)

Reference material on this unit

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