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52nd Infantry Division Torino

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The 52nd Infantry Division Torino was an auto-transportable infantry division of the Italian Army during World War II. [1]

25 relations: Battle of Stalingrad, Carabinieri, Division (military), Donetsk, Eastern Front (World War II), Horlivka, Infantry, Invasion of Yugoslavia, Italian Army in Russia, Italian Expeditionary Corps in Russia, Italian participation in the Eastern Front, Kingdom of Italy, Knight's Cross, Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, Operation Uranus, Pokrov, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Royal Italian Army during World War II, Turin, Ugo de Carolis, World War II, Yenakiieve, 11th Army (Wehrmacht), 17th Army (Wehrmacht), 1st Panzer Army, 6th Army (Wehrmacht).

Battle of Stalingrad

The Battle of Stalingrad (23 August 1942 – 2 February 1943) was the largest confrontation of World War II, in which Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd) in Southern Russia.

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Carabinieri

The Carabinieri (formally Arma dei Carabinieri, "Carabinieri Force" or previously Corpo dei Carabinieri Reali, "Royal Carabinieri Corps") is the fourth Italian military force charged with police duties under the authority of the Ministry of Defense.

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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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Donetsk

Donetsk (Донецьк; Доне́цк; former names: Aleksandrovka, Hughesovka, Yuzovka, Stalino (see also: cities' alternative names)) is an industrial city in Ukraine on the Kalmius River.

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Eastern Front (World War II)

The Eastern Front of World War II was a theatre of conflict between the European Axis powers and co-belligerent Finland against the Soviet Union, Poland and other Allies, which encompassed Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northeast Europe (Baltics), and Southeast Europe (Balkans) from 22 June 1941 to 9 May 1945.

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Horlivka

Horlivka (Го́рлівка), also known by its Russian name Gorlovka (Горловка) or Gorlowka, is a city of regional significance in the Donetsk Oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine.

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Infantry

Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.

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Invasion of Yugoslavia

The invasion of Yugoslavia, also known as the April War or Operation 25, was a German-led attack on the Kingdom of Yugoslavia by the Axis powers which began on 6 April 1941 during World War II.

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Italian Army in Russia

The Italian Army in Russia (Armata Italiana in Russia, or ARMIR) was an army-sized unit of the Italian Royal Army (Regio Esercito Italiano) which fought on the Eastern Front during World War II.

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Italian Expeditionary Corps in Russia

During World War II, the Italian Expeditionary Corps in Russia (Corpo di Spedizione Italiano in Russia, or CSIR) was a corps-sized expeditionary unit of the Regio Esercito (Italian Army) that fought on the Eastern Front.

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Italian participation in the Eastern Front

The Italian participation in the Eastern Front during World War II began after the launch of Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of the Soviet Union, on 22 June 1941.

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Kingdom of Italy

The Kingdom of Italy (Regno d'Italia) was a state which existed from 1861—when King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia was proclaimed King of Italy—until 1946—when a constitutional referendum led civil discontent to abandon the monarchy and form the modern Italian Republic.

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Knight's Cross

Knight's Cross (German language Ritterkreuz) refers to a distinguishing grade or level of various orders that often denotes bravery and leadership on the battlefield.

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Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes), or simply the Knight's Cross (Ritterkreuz), and its variants were the highest awards in the military and paramilitary forces of Nazi Germany during World War II.

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Operation Uranus

Operation Uranus (romanised: Operatsiya "Uran") was the codename of the Soviet 19–23 November 1942 strategic operation in World War II which led to the encirclement of the German Sixth Army, the Third and Fourth Romanian armies, and portions of the German Fourth Panzer Army.

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Pokrov, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

Pokrov, formerly Ordzhonikidze is a small city and mining town in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast of central Ukraine.

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Royal Italian Army during World War II

This article is about the Italian Royal Army (Regio Esercito) which participated in World War II.

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Turin

Turin (Torino; Turin) is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy.

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Ugo de Carolis

Ugo de Carolis (born 1887 and killed in action 12 December 1941) was a Brigadier-General and commander of the 52 Motorised Division Torino on the eastern front during World War II.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Yenakiieve

Yenakiieve (Єнáкієве, Yenakiieve; Ена́киево, Yenakiyevo), a city in the Donetsk Oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine, is incorporated as a city of oblast significance (a special status within the region equal to that of a raion (district)).

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11th Army (Wehrmacht)

The 11th Army (11.) was a World War II field army.

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17th Army (Wehrmacht)

The German Seventeenth Army (German: 17. Armee) was a World War II field army.

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1st Panzer Army

The 1st Panzer Army (1.) was a German tank army which was a large armoured formation of the Wehrmacht during World War II.

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6th Army (Wehrmacht)

The 6th Army, a field-army unit of the German Wehrmacht during World War II (1939-1945), has become widely remembered for its destruction by the Red Army at the Battle of Stalingrad in the winter of 1942/43.

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Redirects here:

52 Motorised Division Torino, 52 Motorized Division Torino, 52nd Motorised Division Torino, Italian 52 Infantry Division Torino, Italian 52 Semi-Motorised Division Torino, Torino Division.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/52nd_Infantry_Division_Torino

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