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

Formed July 1944 in East Bosnia from approximately 500 Moslem militia known as “Green Cadre.” In existence for only three months, very little is known about this battalion. (1)

Operational History

(see XII Ustasha Brigade for additional information)

30 Jul 44: stationed in Bos. Šamac/36 km ESE of Slavonski Brod.
15 Aug 44: Bn. HQ, HQ Co. and 1st – 4th Co. in Bos. Šamac.
Oct 44: believed to have been renamed Ustasha Garrison Battalion Bos. Šamac.




XII Ustasha Brigade (July 1944 - Oct 1944)


1. Arhiv VII, kut. 60, 32/2; [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Zbornik dokumenata i podataka o narodnooslobodilačkom ratu jugoslovenskih naroda, Tom IV/31, p.826; Nara WashDC: RG 242 (T-311 roll 192/276.

Reference material on this unit

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