1939 Infantry Regiment (Poland)

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The 1939 Polish Infantry Regiment (Pulk Piechoty) comprised some 2,900 men and 60 officers organised around 3 rifle battalions armed with the Mauser 98k 7.92mm bolt-action rifle. Each 19-man squad was also issued the RKM wz.28 light machine gun. Other regimental weapons included the Polish version of the French Model 1897 75-mm field gun, the Wz. 35 anti-tank rifle, the Ckm wz.30 heavy machine gun, the wz.31 81 mm mortar, and the wz.36 46mm light mortar/grenade launcher.

Table of Organization and Equipment[edit]

  • 1 Recon Company
    • 4 light machine guns
    • 2 antitank rifles
  • 1 Antitank Company
  • 1 Pioneer Platoon
  • 1 Artillery Platoon
    • 2 75 mm Mle 1897 field guns
  • 1 Antigas Platoon
  • 1 Communications Platoon
  • 3 Rifle Battalions
    • 3 Rifle Companies
      • 9 light machine guns
      • 3 46 mm mortars
      • 3 antitank rifles
    • 1 heavy machine gun company
      • 12 heavy machine guns
      • 2 81 mm mortars