3rd Algerian Infantry Division

The 3rd Algerian Infantry Division (French: 3e Division d'Infanterie Algérienne, 3e DIA) was an infantry division of the French Army during the last half of the Second World War. The 3e DIA had one of the most successful combat records of any French Army division during the Second World War. It paid a high price for this distinction, suffering more than 3,000 soldiers killed in action between 1942 and 1945. It was considered by Marshal Juin and General de Monsabert as the "worthy heir" of the Legio III Augusta.

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... Militaire (four to five citations in Army Orders) 3rd regiment of Algerian Tirailleurs 4th regiment of Tunisian Tirailleurs Fourragère in the colors of the ...

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