Operation "Fuchsjagd III" (1944-03-04)
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Dates: 4 – 6 March 1944. (1)
Objective: To destroy Partisan supply bases and strong points in the heart of the Kalnik Mountains to the west of Koprivnica.
Enemy Forces: 32d Division NOVJ.
330. Gebirgs-Division (no such division – see under Op. “Fuchsjagd” 23-26 February 1944)
One (1) battalion from the PTD
One (1) battalion from the V Ustasha Brigade
Conduct of Operations and Results: Operation “Fuchsjagd II” was cancelled, reinstated and renamed “Fuchsjagd III”. The Partisans evaded contact and withdrew southeast into the Bilo gora Mountains. There were very few casualties on either side.
1. [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Hronologija oslobodilačke borbe naroda jugoslavije 1941-1945 (Belgrade, 1964), p.704; NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-314 roll 1545/926 and 932-33).
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