Operation "Leander" (1943-09-09)
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Dates: 9 – 14 September 1943. (1)
Objective: To advance over the Lika Mountains to Zadar (Zara) on the Dalmatian coast to take over the defense of the coast in that area from the surrendered Italian forces.
Enemy Forces: Undetermined.
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Conduct of Operations and Results: Mission carried out as ordered. This division-level operation experienced some skirmishes along the way, but it was mainly a transfer movement rather than an offensive operation following the capitulation of Italy on 8 September.
1. NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-315 roll 1294).