The 156. Infantry Division Vicenza was mobilized in January 1942 as a depot division. It was sent to the Eastern front as a reserve unit and operated as a security division in the rear area. It was sent to the front lines in July 1942 and was overrun and destroyed in a Soviet offensive.

Order of battle

277. Vicenza Infantry Regiment
278. Vicenza Infantry Regiment
156. Artillery Regiment
156. Machine Gun Battalion
256. Anti-Tank Company
156. Engineer Battalion
156. Medical Section
161. Field Hospital
162. Field Hospital
136. Carabinieri Section
137. 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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