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

Dates: 12 – 19 February 1944. (1)

Objective: To deny the Partisans use of the Sava River by destroying all boats and ferries in their possession along both banks of the river to the north of Bosanska Gradiška.

Enemy Forces: Undetermined.

Axis Forces:
German
42. Jäger-Division (elements)
187. Reserve-Division (elements)
Croatian
- none -

Conduct of Operations and Results: Although some boats and ferries were found and destroyed, there was little contact with the Partisans. No reference to this operation has been found in the postwar Yugoslav literature.

Footnotes
1. NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-314 roll 1545/1059).

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