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

Dates: 6 – 7 May 1943. (1)

Objective: To locate and destroy a band of 183 deserters from the Croatian armed forces and 35 illegal Chetniks that were plundering and mistreating people in the vicinity of Razboj/18 km ESE of Bosanska Gradiška in West Bosnia.

Enemy Forces: As stated above.

Axis Forces:
German
114. Jäger-Division (elements)
Geheime Feldpolizei (elements – Secret Field Police)
Croatian
II Bn./1st Jäger Rgt.
Engineer Co./2d Jäger Brigade
IV Ustasha Bn.
Gendarmerie

Conduct of Operations and Results: No information on “Richard” has been found aside from its operations order. It may have been cancelled since there is no mention of it in the postwar Yugoslav literature.

Footnotes
1. NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-315 roll 1294/534-36).

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