Ustasha Garrison Battalion Glina
- Published: 06 February 2013 06 February 2013
- Last Updated: 06 February 2013 06 February 2013
by H.L. deZeng IV
Formed in Glina/54 km S of Zagreb but its date of formation is unknown. On 9 May 1944 it was listed as being in the village of Novo Selište/2 km SW of Glina in a strength of 288 men. The Battalion was expanded during the summer and by 1 September it had moved to Petrinja with a total of 462 men and was assigned to VIII Ustasha Brigade. On or about 1 December 1944 it was still in Petrinja and was re-designated III Bn./XIX Ustasha Brigade. No further information has been found. (1)
1. Arhiv VII, kut. 134a, reg.br. 4/1; [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Zbornik dokumenata i podataka o narodnooslobodilačkom ratu jugoslovenskih naroda, Tom IV/29, p.672; IV/30, p.954; NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-314 – LXIX. Armeekorps order of battle charts for May 1944).
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