Part of the Anti-Partisan Operations in Croatia series by H.L. deZeng IV

Dates: 12 – 13 February 1943. (1)

Objective: To engage and destroy the Partisan Moslavačka NOP Detachment in the vicinity of the villages of Prokop – Popovac – Oštri Zid – G. Garesnica.

Enemy Forces: Moslavačka NOP Detachment.

Axis Forces:
German
- none –
Croatian
I, II, III and IV Bn./1st Mountain Brigade
Mountain Battery/1st Mountain Brigade
A company from the Replacement Bn./1st Infantry Rgt.

Conduct of Operations and Results: Ordered in response to an 11 February attack on a small Domobran garrison in the village of Šarampov near Ivanić-Grad in which the Moslavačka NOP Detachment had captured 70 Domobrans. The two-day operation ran according to plan, but most of the Partisans got away.

Losses (German sources)
Croatian: 4 killed, 6 wounded and 1 missing.
Partisan: 144 killed, 20 wounded and 8 captured.

Footnotes
1. [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Hronologija oslobodilačke borbe naroda jugoslavije 1941-1945 (Belgrade, 1964), p.426; [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Oslobodilački rat naroda Juooslavije 1941-1945, 2 Vols (Belgrade: 1965), p.499; NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-315 roll 1553/461.

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