17. Infantry Division Stip (Bulgaria)
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CommandersMaj-General Boris Bogdanov (1941)
Maj-General Nikola Alexiev (1943)
Order of battle48th Infantry Doyran Regiment
Formed in September 1943 and stationed in Strumica with 1st battalion and Gevgeli with 2nd battalion, as well as 15th and 16th Border Guards units. Part of 17. Division of 5. Army.
In September 1944 as part of 2. Cavalry Brigade fought against the Axis.
Col. Nikola Sarafov (1943)
49th Infantry Kaliman Regiment
Formed in October 1943 and stationed in Stip as part of 17. Division, 5. Army.
Disbanded on 09 October 1944.
Lt.-col. Georgi Tumangelov (1943)
Col. Radi Balabanski (1944)
56th Infantry Veles Regiment
Founded in September 1942 in Veles as part of 17. Division, 5. Army.
Part of it in September 1944 joined the Macedonian partisans.
Disbanded on 10 October 1944.
Col. Lyuben Apostolov (1942)
Col. Alexander Tzanev (1944)
Sources usedResearch by Dimitar Boykov
George F. Nafziger - Bulgarian Order of Battle in World War II