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

Dates: 23 - ? December 1943. (1)

Objective: To clear Partisans from the area along the Una bend between Bosanski Novi and Bužim.

Enemy Forces: Elements of 7th Banija and 8th Kordun Divisions.

Axis Forces:
German
373. Infanterie-Div. (kroat.)
Croatian
- unknown -

Conduct of Operations and Results: The Partisans had fled into this area from the Samarica Mountains during the concluding days of Operation “Panther”. Before “Tannenbaum” could be carried out, it was cancelled and its forces diverted and reassigned to the larger Operation “Ristow” that began on 24 December.

Footnotes
1. Schraml, Franz - Kriegsschauplatz Kroatien (Neckargemünd: Kurt Vowinckel Verlag , 1962), pp.171-75; NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-315 - 373. Inf.Div. microfilms).

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