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

Dates: 11 – 19 March 1944. (1)

Objective: To clear Partisans from the Murter Peninsula northwest of Sibenik in central Dalmatia.

Enemy Forces: Undetermined.

Axis Forces:
II. and IV./Infanterie-Rgt. 891 (264. Inf.Div.)
Feld-Ers.Btl. 264 (field replacement battalion)
SS-Aufklärungs-Abt. 105
- none -

Conduct of Operations and Results: The operation was carried out as planned and uneventful. Most of the Partisans managed to avoid contact. There is no mention of this operation in the postwar Yugoslav literature.

Losses (from German records)
Germans: 1 killed and 1 wounded.
Partisans: 28 counted dead, an additional 48 estimated dead and wounded, and 9 captured.

1. NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-314 roll 560/1169; roll 562/113 and 145).

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