62nd Division (People's Army of the Republic) - 62.ª División (Ejército Popular de la República)

62nd Division
Active July 1938-January 1939?
country Spain
Fidelity Spanish flag Spanish Republic
Rama/s Red star.svg Regular People's Army
Type Infantry
Size Division
Wars and battles
Spanish Civil War

The 62nd Division was one of the divisions of the People's Army of the Republic that was organized during the Spanish Civil War on the basis of mixed brigades . It was deployed on the front of Catalonia.

Record

Previously a division on the northern front had already used this numbering. [ n. 1 ]

The division was recreated again in July 1938, within the XXIV Army Corps . [ 2 ] Command fell to Commander Pedro Sugrañes Español , leaving the unit made up of the 135th , 173rd and 174th mixed brigades . [ 3 ] The division was located in the rear of the republican front in Catalonia. It then began its training and organization process, although it would never become a fully operational unit. In December 1938 she was still attached to the XXIV Army Corps, [ 4 ]In training phase. However, the 62nd Division would end up being dissolved and its forces destined for the Military Command of Seo de Urgel . [ 5 ]

Controls

Commanders
Political commissioners

Order of battle

Date Attached Army Corps Integrated Mixed Brigades Battle front
July 1938 XXIV Army Corps 135.ª , 173.ª y 174.ª Reservation

See also

Notes

  1. This unit, initially the "4th Asturian Division", was under the command of Commander Claudio Martín Barco [ 1 ] and operated on the Asturias front.

References

Bibliography

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