5th Light Cavalry Division (France)

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The French 5th Light Cavalry Division was a French Army division active during World War II. It was led by Lieut. General Baron Subervie.

World War 2[edit]

Battle Of France[edit]

During the Battle of France in May 1940 the division contained the following units:

  • 6th Cavalry Brigade
  • 15th Light Mechanized Brigade
  • 78th Artillery Regiment

It was a newly formed division.