1st Armoured Division (1. Dywizja Pancerna)
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History
Formed in Scotland in 1942 from the elements of 10th Armoured Cavalry Brigade. It was moved to France in July 1944 and assigned to the 2nd Canadian Corps. It has fighted in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany (Falaise, Chambois, Gent, Axel, Breda, Moerdijk, Wilhelmshaven).

Campaigns
Western Europe 1944-1945 in WWII

Commanding General (CG)
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 Gen. S. Maczek


Divisional troops
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Infantry

3th Rifle Brigade (Motorized Infantry on Trucks) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- Podhale Rifle Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- 8th Rifle Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- 9th Rifle Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- Independent HMG Squadron 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

Armor

10th Armoured Brigade 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- 1st Armoured Regiment (1. Pulk pancerny) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- 2nd Armoured Regiment (2. Pulk pancerny) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- 24th Uhlan Regiment (24. Pulk ulanow) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- 10th Dragoon Regiment (10. Pulk dragonow) (Mechanized Infantry Regiment) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

Artillery

HQ Divisional Artillery 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- 1st Motorized Artillery Regiment (1.PAMot) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- 2nd Motorized Artillery Regiment (2.PAMot) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- 1st AT Artillery Regiment (1.PAPpanc) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- 1st AA Artillery Regiment (1.PAPlot) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

Other troops

HQ and Staff 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
10th Mounted Rifle Regiment (10. Pulk Strzelcow Konnych)
(Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment)
00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Engineers companies 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

Assignments
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Date Assigned to Corps Assigned to Army Attached to Army Assigned to Army Group Attached to Army Group
00.00.0000 1st Corps        

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