(XVIII. žestra bojna)
by H.L. deZeng IV

Formed early 1943 in the Zagreb area to guard the railway line to the northeast of Zagreb. (1)

2 Mar 43: Battalion HQ arrived in Križevci on or about this date to begin its duties under I Corps.
May 43: Battalion HQ in Križevci.
Aug 43: Battalion HQ in Križevci with 1st – 4th Co.
10 Dec 43: Battalion HQ in Križevci, 1st Co. in Zagreb, 2d Co. in Križevci, 3d Co. in Samobor and 4th Co. in Bjelovar. Under I Corps.
12 Apr 44: unchanged from 10 December 1943. The Battalion is not identified after this date and it is believed to have been incorporated into the 1st Garrison Brigade during April.


Bojnik Žnidaršić (? - ? Apr 1944)


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 (e.g., Tom V/13, p.495) and in [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Hronologija oslobodilačke borbe naroda jugoslavije 1941-1945.

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