Italian XX Motorized Corps

The Italian XX Motorised Corps was an armoured formation of the Italian army. The Corps took part in the Western Desert Campaign in World War II from summer 1941 to 1943. It was also referred to as Mobile Armoured Corps (Corpo D'Armata di Manovra).


Order of Battle El Alamein

  • Commander Lieutenant General Giuseppe de Stefanis
    • 8th Army Artillery Group (part)
    • 90th Engineer Company
  • 132 Armoured Division Ariete, Major General Francesco Arena
    • 132nd Armoured Regiment
    • 8th Bersaglieri Regiment (motorised)
    • 132nd Artillery Regiment (motorised)
    • 3rd Battalion Nizza Cavalleria
    • 32nd Mixed Engineer Battalion (motorised)
  • 133 Armoured Division Littorio, Major General Gervasio Bitossi
    • 133rd Tank Regiment
    • 12th Bersaglieri Infantry Regiment
    • 3rd Artillery Regiment
    • 133rd Artillery Regiment (part)
    • 3rd Tank Group Lancieri di Novara
  • 101 Motorised Division Trieste, Brigadier General Francisco La Ferla
    • 11th Tank Battalion
    • 65th Infantry Regiment
    • 6th Infantry Regiment
    • 21st Artillery Regiment
    • 8th Armoured Bersaglieri Battalion
    • 52nd Mixed Artillery Battalion
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