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20th Armoured Division (Greece)

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The 20th Armoured Division "Macedonia" (XX Τεθωρακισμένη Μεραρχία «ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΙΑ», abbrev. XX ΤΘΜ) is the only armoured division of the Hellenic Army. [1]

28 relations: Alexandroupoli, Armoured warfare, Battle of Greece, Battle of Thermopylae, Brigade, Centaur, Cromwell tank, Dienekes, Division (military), Greek Civil War, Hellenic Army, IV Army Corps (Greece), Kavala, Komotini, M113 armored personnel carrier, M18 Hellcat, M24 Chaffee, M47 Patton, M48 Patton, Macedonia (Greece), Thrace, Xanthi, 19th Mechanized Division (Greece), 21st Armoured Brigade (Greece), 23rd Armoured Brigade (Greece), 24th Armoured Brigade (Greece), 25th Armoured Brigade (Greece), 9th Infantry Brigade (Greece).

Alexandroupoli

Alexandroupoli (Αλεξανδρούπολη) or Alexandroupolis is a city in Greece and the capital of the Evros regional unit in East Macedonia and Thrace.

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Armoured warfare

Armoured warfare, mechanised warfare or tank warfare is the use of armoured fighting vehicles in modern warfare.

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Battle of Greece

The Battle of Greece (also known as Operation Marita, Unternehmen Marita) is the common name for the invasion of Allied Greece by Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany in April 1941 during World War II.

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Battle of Thermopylae

The Battle of Thermopylae (Greek: Μάχη τῶν Θερμοπυλῶν, Machē tōn Thermopylōn) was fought between an alliance of Greek city-states, led by King Leonidas of Sparta, and the Persian Empire of Xerxes I over the course of three days, during the second Persian invasion of Greece.

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Brigade

A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.

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Centaur

A centaur (Κένταυρος, Kéntauros), or occasionally hippocentaur, is a mythological creature with the upper body of a human and the lower body and legs of a horse.

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Cromwell tank

The Cromwell tank, officially Tank, Cruiser, Mk VIII, Cromwell (A27M), was one of the series of cruiser tanks fielded by Britain in the Second World War.

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Dienekes

Dienekes or Dieneces (Greek Διηνέκης, from διηνεκής, Doric διανεκής "continuous, unbroken") was a Spartan soldier who fought and died at the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC.

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Division (military)

A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.

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Greek Civil War

Τhe Greek Civil War (ο Eμφύλιος, o Emfýlios, "the Civil War") was fought in Greece from 1946 to 1949 between the Greek government army—backed by the United Kingdom and the United States—and the Democratic Army of Greece (DSE)—the military branch of the Greek Communist Party (KKE).

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Hellenic Army

The Hellenic Army (Ελληνικός Στρατός, Ellinikós Stratós, sometimes abbreviated as ΕΣ), formed in 1828, is the land force of Greece (with Hellenic being a synonym for Greek).

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IV Army Corps (Greece)

The IV Army Corps (Δ' Σώμα Στρατού, abbr.) is an army corps of the Hellenic Army.

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Kavala

Kavala (Καβάλα) is a city in northern Greece, the principal seaport of eastern Macedonia and the capital of Kavala regional unit.

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Komotini

Komotini (Κομοτηνή; Gümülcine) is a city in the region of East Macedonia and Thrace, northeastern Greece.

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M113 armored personnel carrier

The M113 is a fully tracked armored personnel carrier (APC) that was developed by Food Machinery Corp (FMC).

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M18 Hellcat

The M18 Hellcat (officially designated the 76 mm Gun Motor Carriage M18 or M18 GMC) was an American tank destroyer of World War II, used in the Italian, European, and Pacific theatres, and in the Korean War.

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M24 Chaffee

The M24 Chaffee (officially Light Tank, M24) is an American light tank used during the later part of World War II; it was also used in post–World War II conflicts including the Korean War, and by the French in the War in Algeria and the First Indochina War.

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M47 Patton

The M47 Patton was an American main battle tank, a development of the M46 Patton mounting an updated turret, and was in turn further developed as the M48 Patton.

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M48 Patton

The M48 Patton is a main battle tank (MBT) that was designed in the United States.

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Macedonia (Greece)

Macedonia (Μακεδονία, Makedonía) is a geographic and historical region of Greece in the southern Balkans.

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Thrace

Thrace (Modern Θράκη, Thráki; Тракия, Trakiya; Trakya) is a geographical and historical area in southeast Europe, now split between Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey, which is bounded by the Balkan Mountains to the north, the Aegean Sea to the south and the Black Sea to the east.

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Xanthi

Xanthi (Ξάνθη, Xánthi) is a city in Thrace, northeastern Greece.

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19th Mechanized Division (Greece)

The 19th Mechanized Division (p Μηχανοκίνητη Μεραρχία) was a mechanized infantry division of the Hellenic Army, established on 15 January 1941.

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21st Armoured Brigade (Greece)

The 21st Armoured Cavalry Brigade "Pindus (XXI Τεθωρακισμένη Ταξιαρχία Ιππικού «ΠΙΝΔΟΣ», XXI ΤΘΤ) is a tank formation of the Hellenic Army, based in Komotini, Western Thrace.

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23rd Armoured Brigade (Greece)

The 23rd Armoured Brigade "3rd Cavalry Regiment Dorylaeum" 23η Τεθωρακισμένη Ταξιαρχία "3ο Σύνταγμα Ιππικού Δορυλαίον" is a tank brigade of the Hellenic Army.

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24th Armoured Brigade (Greece)

The 24th Armoured Brigade "1st Cavalry Regiment Florina" (XXIV Τεθωρακισμένη Ταξιαρχία «1ο ΣΙ ΦΛΩΡΙΝΑ») is an Armoured brigade of the Hellenic Army, based at Litochoro and subordinated to the I Army Corps.

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25th Armoured Brigade (Greece)

The 25th Armoured Brigade "2nd Cavalry Regiment - Ephesus" (XXV Τεθωρακισμένη Ταξιαρχία «2ο ΣΙ - Έφεσσος») is an armoured brigadeof the Hellenic Army.

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9th Infantry Brigade (Greece)

The 9th Motorized Infantry Brigade (9η Μηχανοποιημένη Ταξιαρχία Πεζικού «Αδριανούπολη», 9η Μ/Π ΤΑΞΠΖ) is an motorized infantry brigade of the Hellenic Army.

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20th Armored Division (Greece), 9th Armoured Division (Greece), Hellenic Army XX Armored Division.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/20th_Armoured_Division_(Greece)

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