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

Dates: 17 – 19 February 1944. (1)

Objective: To destroy Partisan groups concentrated in the area south of Sid and near Ilok in Syrmia.

Enemy Forces: Undetermined.

Axis Forces:
German
42. Jäger-Division (elements)
Panzer-Kp. z.b.V. 12 (elements)
Croatian
Few if any

Conduct of Operations and Results: The operation, which was apparently carried out without enemy contact, was another effort to open and secure an imperiled supply road, this one running from the river port of Ilok on the Danube through the western extension of the Fruška gora Mountains to Sid in the heart of Syrmia. It is not noted in the postwar Yugoslav literature.

Footnotes
1. NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-314 roll 1545/1008-09).

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