IV Railway Security Battalion (Croatia)
- Published: 17 February 2013 17 February 2013
- Last Updated: 17 February 2013 17 February 2013
(IV. žestra bojna)
by H.L. deZeng IV
Formed fall 1942, probably in Zagreb, to guard the railway line between Zagreb and Zemun, and between Bosanski Brod and Sarajevo. (1)
Nov 42: in formation in Zagreb.
Sep 43: Zagreb with 1st – 4th Co. assigned to Railway Security Sector A. Said to be at 81% of its authorized strength.
1 Mar 44: Battalion HQ in Sesvete, just east of Zagreb; still had 1s – 4th Co. and still under Railway Security Sector A.
Sep 44: responsible for the track section Zaprešić – Zagreb – Sesvete.
1 Dec 44: reassigned to the newly formed 19th (Domobran) Infantry Brigade/14th Croatian Infantry Division on or about this date.
1. NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-315 roll 2270/1005-06); occasional references in other German documents and in the [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Zbornik dokumenata i podataka o narodnooslobodilačkom ratu jugoslovenskih naroda series and in [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Hronologija oslobodilačke borbe naroda jugoslavije 1941-1945.
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