10th ind. & 4th ind. Division Arezzo

Discussion in 'Italy' started by Lorenzo -- Campus, Feb 4, 2020.

  1. Hi to all,
    i'm looking for some map, war record, diary, photo and all material about the provice of Arezzo,city Subbiano, Catenaia alps and Casentino for a University Research.
    thanks to all
  2. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

  3. Hello!
    yes, I read both that from Tehran to Trieste and also Red Eagle, they are quite vague ..... I would need something more precise, the best would be a map with the camps and information on the clashes and the precise places.
    even some photos would be fantastic, especially of subbiano and Catenaia
  4. vitellino

    vitellino Senior Member

    Ciao Lorenzo,

    I have just re-read that part of The Tiger Triumphs and it gives you the names of all the units from 10 Indian Division involved in fighting on the Alpe di Catenaia.

    I suggest that for a start you obtain the war diaries of the Brigades involved - 20th and 25th - and also those of the Lovat Scouts and Skinners Horse from the National Archives, London. It is cheaper if you ask a researcher to get them for you.

    Here are the ones you need:

    WO 169/18875
    Central Mediterranean Forces: Brigades: 20 Indian Infantry Brigade: HQ

    WO 169/18890
    Central Mediterranean Forces: Brigades: 25 Indian Infantry Brigade: HQ

    WO 170/1423:
    Lovat Scouts:1944 July – Dec.

    WO 169/18943:
    Indian Cavalry and Armoured Corps: 1 Skinner's Horse:1944 Jan.- Dec.

    There may not be a map but there should be map references.

    You can find the relevant maps on:

    1. Home >Digital Archive @ McMaster University LibraryMap CollectionsWorld War, 1939-1945WWII Topographic MapsItaly
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