(XXII. topnički sklop)
by H.L. deZeng IV

Formed 21 August 1943 in Sarajevo with Group HQ (new), HQ Battery (new), 1st Battery (ex-3d Battery/XI Artillery Group) and 2d Battery (ex-Recruit Battery/XI Artillery Group). Assigned to the 4th Jäger Brigade. (1)

Operational History

10 Oct 43: Sarajevo and still in formation, but 2d Battery had been completed and transferred to Banja Luka.
9 Nov 43: Group now operational and in position in Banja Luka, Ivanjska and Omarska.
28 Jul 44: Banja Luka.
16 Sep 44: Banja Luka but now under 3d Mountain Brigade. The Group is not mentioned again in the surviving documents and is believed to have been destroyed when Partisan V Corps attacked and took the city on 18 September.


Bojnik Josip Bertok (21 Aug 1943 - ?)


1. Arhiv VII, kut. 114b, reg.br. 1/2; [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Zbornik dokumenata i podataka o narodnooslobodilačkom ratu jugoslovenskih naroda; Tom IV/29, pp.359-64; NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-314 roll 558/1120-27); (T-315 roll 2171/038 and 376).

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