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The origin of the Regiment goes back to 1509 with the expeditionary force sent to the Kingdom of Naples by Fernando the Catholic to repel the French attacks under the denomination of Third of Zamudio in honor to its senior officers to the command, Pedro de Zamudio.
Its Italian ground stay took to him to denominate itself Third of Naples and thus he was well-known in 1513. One consolidates like third in 1537, when the Old woman Third calls are organized, and participates in the wars of Germany by order of Carlos I in aid of Hungary, the wars of Flanders, standing out in Batalla of San Quintín and the taking of Antwerp by the Spanish troops. It is embarked in the Invincible Navy in the failed attempt to attack England.
In 1590, a revolt act causes that Alexander de Farnesio orders his dissolution. With the same forces it is reorganized with the name, in 1591, of Departmental Third of Twine, that conserves with the addition of “number 3”. It is a period of febrile military activity, being placed the unit in combat in different shipments in Flanders again and Germany, as well as in France, as well as in the War of Spanish Succession between the House of Austria and the Borbónes.
In 1715, nº 3 acquires the present name of Infantry regiment Soria. The denomination stays, although it will change to its number to “8” and “9” at different moments. In this time it participates in all the significant military operations of Spain: Gibraltar, shaken in Peru de Tupac Amaru and the War of the Pyrenees.
The War of Spanish Independence supposes a fundamental exchange in all the Spanish army that it crumbles before the Napoleonic invasion. It operates on in Batalla de Vich and the defense of Tortosa, being taken prisoner all the Regiment. After escaping itself, in 1811 it takes the name from Infantry regiment Ausona nº 8 and later the numeration happens to 11, continue fighting against I exercise French in individual points like Graus and Olot.
During the Liberal Triennium in the reign of Fernando VII nº 21, 22 and Infantry regiment of Extremadura was known him like Infantry battalion nº 8.
At the end of the reign of Fernando VII he returns to change to his denomination by the one of Infantry regiment nº 8 and in 1834 he again changes the numeration by the one of 9. During one hundred years he will almost maintain that name. During the reign of Isabel II he will participate in the cristino liberal side in the First Carlista War in different fronts like the site from Bilbao, or the site of Morella. In the War of Africa its paper is outstanding when serving the unit to the command as Leopoldo O'Donnell in the decisive battles.
From 1873 to 1876 against the carlistas it will emphasize again in Batalla de Treviño. It participated in the Hispano-American War in the island of Cuba, within the Division of Defense of Havana. Also it does in Africa during the dictatorship of Primo de Rivera against Abd el-Krim between 1921 and 1923.
In 1931 during the Second Spanish Republic 9 Infantry regiment is unified with other units, denominating itself nº and Infantry regiment of Granada nº 9, name with which participates in the Civil War in the side incited to rebellion in Seville, occupation of Andalusia, Batalla of Madrid and the front of Aragón and Catalonia.
It reclaims his associated name to Soria 9 in 1944, name that loses of 1959 to 1963 by the one of Infantry group Soria nº 9. In this period it participates in the War of Ifni. It will be denominated to him after different forms: Mixed infantry regiment Soria nº9, Mechanized regiment 9 Soria nº and Slight Infantry regiment Soria nº 9 that conserves from April of 2006 with destiny in the Canary Islands.About Us
The 8th regiment is the first spanish M&M linebattle regiment, sponsored by CHS.
We have TeamSpeak and server.
Our trainnings are on Friday 16:00, in our own server, using a custom map for practiceTroop
The tag of Regiment is:RE_8Reg_(Rank)_(Nickname)
- Voluntario - Volunteer - Vol
- Cadete - Cadet - Cdt
- Fusilero - Fusilier - Fus
- Granadero - grenadier - Gnd
- Cabo - Corporal - Cbo
- Sargento - Sergeant - Sgt
- Sargento mayor - Sergeant Major - SgtM
- Alférez - 2nd Lieutenant - Alf
- Teniente - Lieutenant - Tnt
- Capitán - Captain - Cpt
Who are we?
- Porta Estandarte - Banner Carrier - Pst
- Flautista - Fluetist - Flt
- Tamborilero - Drummer - Tmr
- Legionario - legionary - Legio
We are a Spanish regiment, we accept any person who talks spanish fluently. Our only rules are, being 18+, and treat people with respect.
We usually fight along with the spanish 3rd Foot Artillery Regimient "Sevilla"
, and with the spanish Light Lancers Regiment "Castilla"
You can find us in our server
Usually, we do public linebattles between 16:00-18:00pm (gmt +1)
in our server.Our Website
Check the official forum (spanish) -> http://www.achs.es/forum/989-8-regimiento-de-infanteria/Contact Us8th Line Infantry Regiment “Ausona”
Steam Group: http://steamcommunity.com/groups/CHsWBCaptain Eddard
Steam ID: http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561198032669444