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

Dates: 26 – 27 July 1943. (1)

Objective: To destroy Partisans concentrated in the Kravarsko – Gornji Dragonožec area in the mountains approximately 35 kilometers south of Zagreb between the Zagreb – Sisak railway line and the Kupa River.

Enemy Forces: Undetermined.

Axis Forces:
German
Reserve-Inf.Rgt. 130/187. Reserve-Div.
Landesschützen-Btl. 925
Panzerzug 209 (Armored Train 209)
Croatian
II and III Bn./V Mountain Brigade
II Bn./2d Infantry Rgt.
XXX Ustasha Bn.

Conduct of Operations and Results
: No contact was made with the enemy and the operation was quickly terminated. After gathering better intelligence on the location and movement of enemy forces, the operation was reinstated as “Grün II” and commenced on 5 August.

Footnotes
1. NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-315 roll 1554/1207-11).

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