Operation "Ivan" (1943-07-04)
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Dates: 4 – 6 July 1943. (1)
Objective: An anti-Partisan sweep and mopping-up action carried out in the Moslavačka Mountains under the control of German 187. Reserve-Division.
Enemy Forces: Undetermined.
Reserve-Grenadier-Rgt. 462 (elements)
I. u.II./Reserve-Grenadier-Rgt. 130
An armored train
HQ, I, III and IV Bn./I Mountain Brigade
III Bn./2d Infantry Rgt.
I Bicycle Infantry Bn.
Provisional Battalion Bojnik Josić (one company of I Assault Bn. plus recruits and artillery)
Agricultural Security Bn.
V Railway Security Bn. (elements)
XI Ustasha Bn.
Two (2) armored trains
Conduct of Operations and Results: The sweep was terminated after just three days due to only limited enemy contact. There is no mention of this operation in the postwar Yugoslav literature.
1. NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-315 roll 1554/900-950 and 1016).