Italian 27 Infantry Division Sila

27th Infantry Division (Sila)

The 27th Infantry Division "Sila" served in Second Italo-Abyssinian War and was reorganized as the 27th Truck-Moveable Division "Brescia" prior to the start of World War II.

Order of Battle Oct. 1935

27th Infantry Division "Sila"

  • 16th Infantry Regiment "Savona"
  • 19th Infantry Regiment "Brescia"
  • 20th Infantry Regiment "Brescia"
  • 12th Artillery Regiment (3 x 75L13 bns)
  • 527th MMG Battalion
  • 27th Engineers Company
  • 27th Replacements Battalion


  • Each Army Division in the Ethiopian Campaign had a Pack-Mules unit of 3000 mules and three Regimental Trucks units (20 light trucks each).

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