Unit History: Independent Infantry Brigade

Independent Infantry Brigade

The 210th Independent Infantry Brigade (Home) was created on 10 October 1940 in the United Kingdom as a Home defense static brigade. It converted to the 38th (Irish) Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom) on 13 January 1942. In March 1943 it joined 78th (Battleaxe) Infantry Division in Tunisia and fought with distinction in Tunisia, Sicily, and Italy as part of this highly regarded division until the end of World War II.

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