Operation "Blitz" (1944-06-27)
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Dates: 27 – 30 June 1944. (1)
Objective: To destroy Partisan groups in the Našice – Ðakovo area in Slavonia.
Enemy Forces: 18th Brigade/12th Division NOVJ.
1. Kosaken-Kav.Div. (elements)
Panzergrenadier-Sturm-Btl. Pz.AOK 2
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Conduct of Operations and Results: A relatively minor operation, contact was made with the Partisans on 30 June near the village of Levanjska Varoš and a very short but savage fire fight developed. The Germans then broke off the engagement and returned to their garrisons.
Losses (from German records)
Germans: 3 killed and 12 wounded.
Partisans: 95 counted dead, a further 200 estimated dead, and 4 captured.
1. [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Hronologija oslobodilačke borbe naroda jugoslavije 1941-1945 (Belgrade, 1964), p.794; NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-314 roll 1545/834 and 842).
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