The 61. Infantry Division Sirte was mobilized in October 1939 for service in Libya. It took part in the invasion of Egypt in September 1940 and was destroyed at Tobruk in January 1941.

Order of battle

69. Ancona Infantry Regiment
70. Ancona Infantry Regiment
43. Sirte Artillery Regiment

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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