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

Overview[edit]

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

History[edit]

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]

Composition[edit]

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]

References[edit]

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

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