Operation "Arras" (1944-07-02)
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Dates: 2 – 3 July 1944. (1)
Objective: To sweep and clear Partisan forces in the triangle Lipik – Novska – Okučani that were sabotaging the railway tracts in the area and derailing trains.
Enemy Forces: elements of 6th Corps NOVJ.
1. Kosaken-Kav.Div. (elements)
I Mountain Brigade
IV Mountain Brigade
Conduct of Operations and Results: The night before this operation began, Partisans had sabotaged the main rail line in 72 places further to the east. No after-action report has been found for “Arras” nor is it mentioned in the postwar Yugoslav literature.
1. NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-314 roll 1545/834; roll 1546/265).