16. Motorized Division Pistoia (Italy)

The 16. Motorized Division Pistoia was mobilized in June 1940 as an infantry division and was sent to the French border. It was motorized in October 1941 and sent to Libya in July 1942. It was destroyed defending the Mareth Line May 1943.
It was reforming in northern Italy in September 1943 when it was disbanded by the Germans.

Order of battle

35. Pistoia Infantry Regiment
36. Pistoia Infantry Regiment
3. Fossalta Artillery Regiment (mot)
16. Mortar Battalion
16. Anti-Tank Company
51. Engineer Battalion
111. Medical Section
210. Motor Transport Section
120. Supply Section
50. Bakery 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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