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

Dates: 16 – 23 December 1942. (1)

Objective: To destroy a group of 500 Partisans concentrated 6 kilometers NNO of Travnik in West Bosnia.

Enemy Forces: Undetermined.

Axis Forces:
Grenadier-Rgt. 750/718. Infanterie-Div.
Artillerie-Abt. 668 (elements)
2d Co./15th Infantry Rgt.
IX and XI Artillery Groups (elements)

Conduct of Operations and Results: The comparatively small anti-Partisan operation was a complete failure with the Partisans getting away before they could be engaged. The combined German-Croatian force had no losses and the Partisans had just 2 killed and 1 wounded.

1. NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-315 roll 2270).