VII Railway Security Battalion (Croatia)
- Published: 17 February 2013 17 February 2013
- Last Updated: 17 February 2013 17 February 2013
(VII. žestra bojna)
by H.L. deZeng IV
Formed fall 1942, probably in Novska, to guard the railway line between Zagreb and Zemun, and between Bosanski Brod and Sarajevo. (1)
Nov 42: Novska/94 km SE of Zagrebin formation.
Feb 43: Bn. HQ in Novska under Railway Security Sector A.
Sep 43: HQ in Novska with 1st - 4th Co. assigned to Railway Security Sector A. Said to be at only 65% of its authorized strength.
12 Apr 44: Bn. with 1st – 4th Co. guarding the track section between Jaruga to Križ under Railway Security Sector A.
Sep 44: responsible for the track section between Banova Jaruga and Novska (Railway Security Sector A).
1 Dec 44: Novska - Battalion HQ and 1st – 3d Co. 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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