III Lička Ustasha Battalion (III. Lička ustaška bojna)
by H.L. deZeng IV

Formed May 1942 in the Kordun region to the south of Karlovac as an operational formation for use in the final phase of the offensive against Partisans and disloyal civilians in the Petrova gora mountains. (1)

Operational History

May – Aug 42: operated in the Kordun until June when it transferred to Karlovac to replenish. In July in moved south to Bihać with the I and II Lička Ustasha Battalions and in August it was located in Otoka on the Una River northeast of Bihać.
1 Sep 42: renamed XXXIII Ustasha Battalion on or about this date.




Lika Brigade (Aug 1942)


1. Arhiv VII, kut. 134a, reg.br. 4/1; [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Zbornik dokumenata i podataka o narodnooslobodilačkom ratu jugoslovenskih naroda. Tom V/32, p.429.

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