168th Mechanized Infantry Division
|168th Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Nickname||The Bloody Treads|
|Parent Command||IV Corps|
The 168th Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.
In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the IV Corps, Tenth Army, to District 3 of the Free Worlds League Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery in response to the Periphery Uprising in 2765. The 168th was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.
|Commanding Officers of the 168th Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Major General||Carlo Petaccio||2764|
The Mechanized Infantry Divisions of the Star League were used offensively to exploit gaps in the enemy front created by the BattleMech Divisions. They also bore the brunt of defensive actions.
The Division comprised two Brigades of Mechanized Infantry and a single BattleMech Brigade. Also attached was a Ground Aero Wing.
- Field Manual SLDF, 127
- The Star League, p. 143, "Tenth"
- The Star League, p. 133