XXIV Ustasha Battalion (XXIV. ustaška bojna)
by H.L. deZeng IV

Formed at the end of March or beginning of April 1942 in Drinjača from new recruits. (1)

Operational History

(see I Ustasha Brigade for additional information)

1 Oct 42: Bn. HQ and HQ Co. in Rogatica, 1st Co. in Višegrad, 2d Co. in Žepe (or Žepce?) 3d Co. in Borike and 4th Co. in Rogatica.
30 Sep – 6 Oct 42: elements took part in Operation “Jajce I”.
1 Dec 42: locations unchanged from 1 Oct 42.
14 Apr 43: Rogatica with 1st -4th Co.
3 Aug 43: entire Battalion in Sokolac.
Nov 43: now in Pale.
31 Dec 43: back in Sokolac.
Feb 44: Rogatica with 1st, 2d and 4th Co. in strength of 521.
May – Jun 44: Rogatica area.
Aug 44: renamed II Bn./I Ustasha Brigade in August 1944.




I Ustasha Brigade (Aug 1942 - Aug 1944)


1. Arhiv VII, kut. 134a, reg.br. 4/1; Colić – 1974, p.353; Colić – 1977; [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Zbornik dokumenata i podataka o narodnooslobodilačkom ratu jugoslovenskih naroda, Tom IV/20, p.804; IV/23, p.640; IV/29, p.675; NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-175 roll 120/822); (T-315 roll 2154/1382; roll 2155/509; roll 2268/959; roll 2270/1032-36); (T-821 roll 53/367-79).

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