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11th Division (Philippines)
11th Philippine Division Emblem 1941-42.jpg
11th Philippine Division Emblem 1941-42
Country Flag of the Philippines (navy blue).svg Commonwealth of the Philippines
Branch Philippine Army
Service history
Active 1941 - 9 April 1942
Size Division
Part of North Luzon Force (I Philippine Corps)
Battles World War II
Commanders
Commanders BGen William E. Brougher
Insignia
WWII Philippine Army Divisions
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The 11th Infantry Division was a division of the Philippine Army under the United States Army Forces in the Far East (USAFFE).

OrganizationEdit

HistoryEdit

It was active from 1941 to April 9, 1942, whereupon it surrendered when Bataan fell. It was organized and trained in Zambales Province of Northern Luzon. Col. (later BGen.) William E. Brougher (USA) was the division's commander.

Combat NarrativeEdit

At the opening of hostilities, 8 December 1941, the 11th Division formed a part of BGen. (later LGen.) Jonathan M. Wainwright's North Luzon Force of the Philippine Army (later renamed I Philippine Corps), alongside the 21st and 31st Divisions, and the 26th Cavalry Regiment.

Order of Battle[1]Edit

SourcesEdit

  • Morton, Louis (1953). United States Army in World War II, The War in the Pacific: The Fall of the Philippines. Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, United States Army. 
  • Whitman, John W. (1990). Bataan: Our Last Ditch : The Bataan Campaign, 1942. Hippocrene Books. ISBN 0-87052-877-7. 

BibliographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Morton, 102, 109

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