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77th Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

The 77th Infantry Division of the british Army was formed during the second World War from the Re-Organisation of the Devon and cornwall County Division in 1941. During its Existence the Division changed Roles several Times. The Division's initial Role was coastal Defence protecting Devon. It was converted on 20 December 1942 into a Training Formation known as a Reserve Division. In this Capacity the Division provided final tactical and Field Training for Infantry which had already passed their initial Training. After five Weeks of training the Soldiers would be posted to overseas Fighting Formations. The Division also had a Tank Brigade attached providing Training in armoured Warfare.


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