The 27. Semi-Motorized Division Bresica was raised as an infantry division. It was stationed on the border of Libya and Tunisia and parts of it took part in the invasion of Egypt. It was destroyed at El Alamein.

Order of battle (October 1942)

19. Bresica Infantry Regiment
20. Bresica Infantry Regiment
55. Artillery Regiment
Anti-Aircraft Battalion
27. Mixed Engineer Battalion
34. Medical Section
328. Motor Transport Section
34. Supply Section
127. Carabinieri Sectio
96. Field Post Office

Sources used

George F. Nafziger - Italian Order of Battle: An organizational history of the Italian Army in World War II (3 vol)
Rex Tyre - Mussolini's Afrika Korps: The Italian Army in North Africa 1940-1943

Reference material on this unit

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