Britische Infanterie Division, 1944

Truppengliederung & Ausrüstung

Britische 6 Pdr. Panzerabwehrkanone, 57 mm L.50

A 6 pdr anti-tank gun of a divisional anti-tank regiment. The Airfix model of the 6 pdr has been spray-painted Humbrol No. 159 Khaki Drab, highlighted with 30% white. Anti-tank regiments had four batteries of twelve guns each. The Batterie consisted of three troops with four guns in two sections. Anti-tank regiments of infantry divisions were equipped with 6 pdr anti-tank guns, to be replaced by the more powerful 17 pdr anti-tank guns as they became available. In addition to the divisional anti-tank assets, each infantry battalion had an anti-tank platoon with three sections of two 6 pdr anti-tank guns. The 6 pdr anti-tank gun was served by two Lloyd Carriers. Vehicles carried numbered und colour-coded Tac Signs on the right fender. The two-coloured tac signs shown below were actually arranged with the first colour above the second colour, not adjacent to eachother.

Britische Infanterie Division 1944

  • Divisional Headquarters (white tactical signs) 40
  • Divisional Troops (white tactical signs)
    • Recce Regiment 41
    • Machine Gun Battalion 64
    • Royal Artillery
      • Headquarters 40
      • Field Artillery Regiment 42
      • Field Artillery Regiment 43
      • Field Artillery Regiment 44
      • Anti-Tank Regiment 46
      • Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment 47
    • Royal Engineers
      • Headquarters
      • 3 Field Companies
      • 1 Field Park Company
      • 1 Bridging Platoon
  • Infantry Brigade
    • Brigade Headquarters 81
    • Infantry Battalion 55
    • Infantry Battalion 56
    • Infantry Battalion 57
      • Battalion Headquarters
      • Headquarters Company
      • 4 Rifle Companies
        • Company Headquarters
        • 3 Infantry Platoons
  • Infantry Brigade
    • Brigade Headquarters 87
    • Infantry Battalion 60
    • Infantry Battalion 61
    • Infantry Battalion 62
  • Infantry Brigade
    • Brigade Headquarters 94
    • Infantry Battalion 67
    • Infantry Battalion 68
    • Infantry Battalion 69

Vehicles carried the Battalion Tac Sign on the right front und rear fender, und the divisional symbol on the left fender. The two-colour Tac Signs shown above actually had the first colour above the second colour, not next to eachother.

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