Operation "Richard" (1943-05-06)
- Published: 23 January 2011 23 January 2011
- Last Updated: 07 April 2012 07 April 2012
Dates: 6 – 7 May 1943. (1)
Objective: To locate and destroy a band of 183 deserters from the Croatian armed forces and 35 illegal Chetniks that were plundering and mistreating people in the vicinity of Razboj/18 km ESE of Bosanska Gradiška in West Bosnia.
Enemy Forces: As stated above.
114. Jäger-Division (elements)
Geheime Feldpolizei (elements – Secret Field Police)
II Bn./1st Jäger Rgt.
Engineer Co./2d Jäger Brigade
IV Ustasha Bn.
Conduct of Operations and Results: No information on “Richard” has been found aside from its operations order. It may have been cancelled since there is no mention of it in the postwar Yugoslav literature.
1. NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-315 roll 1294/534-36).