Part of the Anti-Partisan Operations in Croatia series by H.L. deZeng IV

Dates: 4 – 6 July 1943. (1)

Objective: An anti-Partisan sweep and mopping-up action carried out in the Moslavačka Mountains under the control of German 187. Reserve-Division.

Enemy Forces: Undetermined.

Axis Forces:
German
Reserve-Grenadier-Rgt. 462 (elements)
I. u.II./Reserve-Grenadier-Rgt. 130
I./Reserve-Grenadier-Rgt. 135
II./Reserve-Jäger-Rgt. 482
Reserve-Pionier-Btl. 86
An armored train

Croatian
HQ, I, III and IV Bn./I Mountain Brigade
III Bn./2d Infantry Rgt.
I Bicycle Infantry Bn.
Provisional Battalion Bojnik Josić (one company of I Assault Bn. plus recruits and artillery)
Agricultural Security Bn.
V Railway Security Bn. (elements)
XI Ustasha Bn.
Two (2) armored trains

Conduct of Operations and Results: The sweep was terminated after just three days due to only limited enemy contact. There is no mention of this operation in the postwar Yugoslav literature.

Footnotes
1. NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-315 roll 1554/900-950 and 1016).

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