468. The History of 61 Infantry Brigade May 1944-June 1945. 1st Ed., 146pp., 4 maps (one fldg., showing Bde. route through Italy). Printed by Ferd. v. Kleinmayr, Klagenfurt, Austria. nd (c.1945).Brigade comprised 2nd, 7th & 10th Bns., Rifle Brigade, fighting in Italy 1944-45. Various rolls of staff, officers of each bn., awards, casualties &c. The 61st Infantry Brigade was a Second World War British Army brigade that fought mainly in Italy under the British 6th Armoured Division.Four battalions of the regiment fought in the Italian Campaign, the 1st returning to England in December 1943 to prepare for the invasion of North West Europe. The remaining three battalions were formed into 61st Infantry Brigade, but continued their accustomed role of co-operating with armour when conditions allowed. Their capture of the hills of Perugia involved four successive night attacks.