XV Railway Security Battalion (Croatia)
- Published: 17 February 2013 17 February 2013
- Last Updated: 17 February 2013 17 February 2013
(XV. žestra bojna)
by H.L. deZeng IV
Formed fall 1942 in Tuzla to guard the railway line between Bosanski Brod and Sarajevo. (1)
Dec 42: Tuzla.
May 43: Tuzla.
Sep 43: Tuzla with 1st – 4th Co. assigned to Railway Security Sector D. Said to be at 100% of its authorized strength.
Mar 44: Tuzla with 1st – 4th Co. under Railway Security Sector D.
Sep 44: responsible for the track section Doboj – Suhopolje – Karanovac (Sector D).
27 Dec 44: deployed along the track section between Tuzla and Slavonski Brod. At the beginning of December the Battalion was undoubtedly incorporated into one of the new Croatian Infantry Divisions, but which one is not known.
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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