8th Infantry Division

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8th Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname The Sideways Division
Parent Formation Star League Defense Force
Formed unknown


The Eighth Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.


In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the XL Corps, Fifteenth Army, to District 2 of the Draconis Combine Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery.[1] The 8th was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising in 2765.[1]


As an SLDF Infantry division the 8th would have been formed from two Brigades of Grunt infantry and a brigade of light BattleMech regiments.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 The Star League, p. 148, "Fifteenth"
  2. The Star League, p. 133