(IV. žestra bojna)
by H.L. deZeng IV

Formed fall 1942, probably in Zagreb, to guard the railway line between Zagreb and Zemun, and between Bosanski Brod and Sarajevo. (1)

Nov 42: in formation in Zagreb.
Sep 43: Zagreb with 1st – 4th Co. assigned to Railway Security Sector A. Said to be at 81% of its authorized strength.
1 Mar 44: Battalion HQ in Sesvete, just east of Zagreb; still had 1s – 4th Co. and still under Railway Security Sector A.
Sep 44: responsible for the track section Zaprešić – Zagreb – Sesvete.
1 Dec 44: reassigned to the newly formed 19th (Domobran) Infantry Brigade/14th Croatian Infantry Division on or about this date.




1. NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-315 roll 2270/1005-06); occasional references in other German documents and in the [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Zbornik dokumenata i podataka o narodnooslobodilačkom ratu jugoslovenskih naroda series and in [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Hronologija oslobodilačke borbe naroda jugoslavije 1941-1945.

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