2:a Luftvärnsdivisionen var en militär enhet som spelade en viktig roll i slaget om Storbritannien under andra världskriget.

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2:a Luftvärnsdivisionen skapades den 1 september 1936 och lydde under Northern Command. Divisionen täckte området nordväst om linjen Harwich och norra London. Senare kom divisionen att täcka området runt östra Midland och nordöstra anglia.

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  • 32nd (Midland) Anti-Aircraft Brigade (formerad 01.11.36)
    • 42nd (The Robin Hoods, Sherwood Foresters) Anti-Aircraft Regiment
    • 44th (The Leicestershire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Regiment
    • 50th (The Northamptonshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Regiment
    • 68th (North Midland) Anti-Aircraft Regiment
  • 40th Anti-Aircraft Brigade (formerad 29.09.38)
    • 33rd (St. Pancras) Anti-Aircraft Regiment
    • 36th (Middlesex) Anti-Aircraft Regiment
    • 58th (Middlesex) Anti-Aircraft Regiment
    • 60th Searchlight Regiment (9th Bn, Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge’s Own))
    • 69th Searchlight Regiment (10th (3rd London) Bn, The Royal Fusiliers(City of London Regiment))
  • 41st (London) Anti-Aircraft Brigade (formerad 29.09.38)
    • 32nd (7th City of London) Anti-Aircraft Regiment
    • 64th Searchlight Regiment (1/6 The Essex Regiment)
    • 65th Searchlight Regiment (2/6 The Essex Regiment)
    • 78th (1st East Anglian) Anti-Aircraft Regiment
  • 50th Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade (formerad 24.08.39)
    • 26th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment

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