The 5. Cavalry Division suffered heavy losses in the fighting near Stalingrad. It was rebuilt in 1943 and it was planned that it would become a motorized division, but it never received the promised tanks and other vehicles.

Order of battle (1942)

6. Rosiori Regiment (mot)
7. Rosiori Regiment
8. Rosiori Regiment
2. Cavalry Artillery Regiment
6. Reconnaissance Company (mot)
Flak Battery
Engineer Company

Sources used

Dr Jeffrey T. Fowler - Axis Cavalry in World War II
George F. Nafziger - Rumanian Order of Battle in World War II

Reference material on this unit

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