Operation "Morgenwind I" (1944-01-06)
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Dates: 6 – 15 January 1944. (1)
Objective: To capture the island of Brač off the central Dalmatian coast.
Enemy Forces: 26th Division NOVJ and the Brač-Šolta NOP Detachment.
Jäger-Rgt. 738/118. Jäger-Div. (elements)
Few if any
Conduct of Operations and Results: Occupied by few Partisans, the island was taken on 12-13 January. The Partisans evacuated and moved to the island of Vis farther out in the Adriatic. There were minimal casualties.
1. [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Hronologija oslobodilačke borbe naroda jugoslavije 1941-1945 (Belgrade, 1964), p.656-57; NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-314 roll 560/1049; roll 561/139 and 232).
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