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Div HQ   1 Commander (in Fiat staff car), 1 Signals Veh(@Strength 3), 1 AA stand(s2-3) (in truck, or towed or horse drawn)
Blackshirt Legion RHQ:Comd(s3), 47mm Atk(s3), 81mm Mor (s 2-3), HMG (s2-3),                   2 Bn Comds(s2-3),  6-8 Rifle Stands(s3), 2 MMGs(s3)
Inf Regt HQ x 2 RHQ:Comd(s3), 47mm Atk(s3), 81mm Mor (s 2-3)
Inf Bn x up to 6 Comd(s2-3),  3-4 Rifle Stands(s3), MMG(s3), 45mmMor(s2-3)
81mm Mor  Bn Bn HQ comd(s3), 1 MFC(s1-3), 3 x 81mm Mor(s3) + limber(s3)
Pack Gun Company  47mm Howitzer(s3) + Mule train(s3)
Arty Regt RHQ comd(s3), 1 FOO(s1-3), 100mm Howitzer + limber(s4), 75mm Howitzer + limber (s3-4), 75mm Gun + limber (s3-4)
Engineer Bn 2-4 Engineer Stands (@2-3 figures), 1-2 Wagons or Trucks with optional Bridging Trailer
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For various reasons, the Italians were not Germany's most enthusiastic allies, although they fought bravely when occasion demanded it.

The picture above shows the Blackshirt Legion in the forground and one infantry regiment behind.

J. Ellis cites no armoured divisions in Russia; 3rd (Ravenna), 5th (Cosseria), 9th (Pasubio), 52nd (Torino), 156th (Vicenza)  (Jul'41-Jan'43) Infantry Divs.

They fought in Army Group South (Later Army Group B) as 8th Italian Army. Most being destroyed and withdrawn to Italy after the battles that cut off Stalingrad.

The exigencies of war would mean that very few units would exactly match their Order of Battle. Combat would quickly reduce the strength of the fighting companies down. We typically fight battles with units at 2/3 to 1/2 their authorised combat strength, so the picture above represents the norm rather than an exception. Units in contact with the enemy would also add captured equipment (especially logistic equipment ) to their inventory.