Part of the Anti-Partisan Operations in Croatia series by H.L. deZeng IV

Dates: 23 – 28 March 1942. (1)

Objective: To relieve surrounded Italian garrisons in Hercegovina.

Enemy Forces: ?

Axis Forces:
13th Infantry Division “Re” (elements)
57th Infantry Division “Lombardia” (elements)
1st Alpine Division “Taurinense” (one battalion and an artillery group)
a Blackshirt (cc.nn.) Legion
a detachment of tanks

Conduct of Operations and Results: Carried out successfully over six days by Italian V Corps to break through to and relieve the surrounded garrisons in (Titova) Korenica, Udbina and Donji Lapac, all located to the south of Bihać. Both sides suffered only light casualties.

1. [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Zbornik dokumenata i podataka o narodnooslobodilačkom ratu jugoslovenskih naroda, Tom V/32, pp.200-33; [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Hronologija oslobodilačke borbe naroda jugoslavije 1941-1945 (Belgrade, 1964), p.234; [Vojnoistorijski institute] - Oslobodilački rat naroda Juooslavije 1941-1945, 2 Vols (Belgrade: 1965), p.247.