I Ustasha Replacement Battalion
- Published: 07 February 2013 07 February 2013
- Last Updated: 07 February 2013 07 February 2013
(I. ustaška doknadna bojna)
by H.L. deZeng IV
Only two references to this battalion have been found. In May 1942, a Replacement Battalion of the Ustasha Militia (Doknadna bojna Ust. Vojnica) took part in Phase III of the Petrova gora operation in the Kordun (9-15 May) attached to the Utinjski Brigade. Two years later, on 30 April 1944, the I Ustasha Replacement Battalion was identified somewhere in the triangle Zagreb – Sisak – Karlovac – Zagreb with a Bn. HQ and 1st – 4th Co. At that time it was tactically subordinate to the German Eisenbahnsicherungsstab Kroatien, Abschnitt A (Railway Security Staff Croatia, Sector A) in Zagreb. (1)
1. [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Zbornik dokumenata i podataka o narodnooslobodilačkom ratu jugoslovenskih naroda, Tom V/32, p.263; NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-314 LXIX. Armeekorps order of battle chart).
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