69th Division (People's Army of the Republic) - 69.ª División (Ejército Popular de la República)
|Active||September 26, 1937 - March 27, 1939|
|Rama/s||Regular People's Army|
|Wars and battles|
|Spanish Civil War|
The 69th Division was one of the divisions of the People's Army of the Republic that were organized during the Spanish Civil War on the basis of the Mixed Brigades . Located in front of the Sierra de Madrid, it did not have a relevant role.
The unit was created on September 26, 1937, bringing together the 99th , 105th and 108th mixed brigades . [ 1 ] The 69th Division was assigned to the I Army Corps , [ 1 ] which covered the Sierra de Madrid front. He had his headquarters in Perales del Canchal . [ 1 ]
He remained at the Sierra front during the rest of the war, without intervening in relevant operations.
- infantry commander Domingo Benages Sacristan ;
- Major of the militias Juan José Gallego Pérez ; [ 2 ]
- Nicolás Yuste Serra , from the PCE ; [ 3 ]
- Julio Cano Gutiérrez , from the PSOE ; [ 4 ]
- Victorio Casado Fernández , from the PSOE;
- José Ladrón de Guevara ;
- Chiefs of Staff
Order of battle
|Date||Attached Army Corps||Integrated Mixed Brigades||Battle front|
|September 1937||I Army Corps||99.ª , 105.ª y 108.ª||Sierra de Madrid|
|December 1937||I Army Corps||28.ª , 99.ª y 105.ª||Sierra de Madrid|
|March 1938||I Army Corps||99.ª , 105.ª y 108.ª||Sierra de Madrid|
|November 1938||I Army Corps||99.ª y 108.ª||Sierra de Madrid|
|December 1938||I Army Corps||7.ª , 99.ª y 108.ª||Sierra de Madrid|
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- Álvarez , Santiago (1989). Political commissars in the People's Army of the Republic . Editions do Castro.
- Engel , Carlos (1999). History of the Mixed Brigades of the People's Army of the Republic . Madrid, Almena. 84-922644-7-0 .