Independent Cavalry Group (Croatia)
- Published: 18 February 2013 18 February 2013
- Last Updated: 18 February 2013 18 February 2013
(Samostalni konjanička sklop)
by H.L. deZeng IV
Date and place of formation uncertain, but believed to have been ordered set up in Zagreb at approximately the same time as the Zagreb Cavalry Regiment, which was on 24 April 1941. Surviving documents do not begin to show its existence until summer 1941. (1)
Sep – Oct 41: transferred from Zagreb to Sarajevo to join the Zagreb Cavalry Rgt.
Dec 41: Group strength: 585.
Jan 42: Sarajevo attached to the Zagreb Cavalry Rgt.
May 42: incorporated into the Zagreb Cavalry Regiment as its III Cavalry Group and accordingly lost its separate identity.
General HQ (MINDOM) Zagreb (? 1941 - Nov 1941)
III Corps (Nov 1941 - May 1942)
Order of battle (May 1942)
Group HQ in Brus near Sarajevo
1. Colić, Mladen - Takozvana Nezavisna Država Hrvatska 1941; miscellaneous references in postwar Arhiv Vojno istorijski institute studies; NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-314 and T-315 microfilms).
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