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Daily report from the Yugoslav battlefield for February 23, 1941 - 45

  Dakota C-47 aircraft (civilian variant DC-3) as a monument at the airport Medeno polje Bosanski Petrovac. After 1995, the plane destroyed by explosives and taken to scrap metal 23.02.1942 Under the leadership of a member of the Central Committee of the CPY, Moše Pijade, an auxiliary airport was established in the village of Njegovuđa (near Žabljak) in order to receive the promised aid from the USSR. Aerodrom Zabljak - poslijeratna slika Units of the Korduna Group of the Detachment People's Liberation Movement occupied Velika Kladuša (Western Bosnia). The Italian crew escaped towards Slunj. 23.02.1943 Battle of Neretva The Supreme Commander of the People's Liberation Army and the Partisan Detachments of Yugoslavia, Josip Broz Tito, ordered that the evacuation of the wounded from the Prozor valley be suspended due to the worsening situation in the area of G. Vakuf and Ivan- sedlo. A column of partisans in Prozor. Near the village of Repovac (near Konjic), German and

Daily report from the Yugoslav battlefield for February 14, 1941 - 45

  8th Yugoslav Partisans' Corps in liberated Mostar, February 1945. 14.02.1942 ·          Three-day battles began in which the reinforced Home Guard 1st Cavalry Regiment from Sokolac broke into the besieged Rogatica, but parts of the Romanija People's Liberation Partisan detachment and the battalion-Bajo Pivljanin-Durmitor NOP detachment inflicted losses of143 soldiers and officers. ·          In the village of Orahovac (in the Bay of Kotor), the Cucko-Čeklić battalion of the Lovćen People's Liberation Partisan detachment and parts of the Orjen partisan battalion attacked and, after a day of fierce fighting, disarmed the Italian crew. Enemy losses: 16 killed and wounded and 47 captured. The partisans, who had 3 dead and 6 wounded fighters, seized: 60 rifles, 5 p. machine guns, a larger amount of ammunition, 1 revolver, and other miscellaneous equipment and supplies. ·          After several unsuccessful attempts to penetrate from Danilovgrad to Nikšić and unblock the

Italian units in Yugoslavia in the Second World War

  The Yugoslav battlefield was one of the largest battlefields in the Kingdom of Italy in World War II. In 1943, there were at least 17 Italian divisions in the Italian occupation zone of Yugoslavia, which stretched along the wide Adriatic belt from Istria to Montenegro. The movement of the Italian bicycle column towards Sinj in 1941.   The main and only opponent of fascist Italy was the People's Liberation Army of Yugoslavia. The main local helpers of fascist Italy were the Chetniks, organized in Volunteer anti-communist militia ( Milizia Volontaria Anti Comunista MVAC ) formations, of which there were about 30,000 at the peak. MVAC unit emblem. It consists of a cockade in the colors of the Italian flag with a corpse's head and a knife between its teeth. The emblem was worn on the cap. Italian units   The following Italian units, among others, took part in the attack on Yugoslavia: Second Italian Army : 3rd Mountain Infantry Division Ravenna,  52nd Motorized Div