Ustasha Garrison Battalion Otočac
- Published: 06 February 2013 06 February 2013
- Last Updated: 06 February 2013 06 February 2013
by H.L. deZeng IV
Formed in Otočac in the Lika area of northern Dalmatia but its date of formation is unknown. Its existence was noted on 1 August 1944 and on 1 September it was referred to as the Otočac Defense Battalion with a Bn. HQ and 1st – 5th Co. in a strength of 6 officers and 1,201 men and assigned to the IV Ustasha Brigade. Incorporated into the XVIII Ustasha Brigade on or about 1 December 1944. 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; NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-311 roll 184/250).
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