Anti Partisan Nomination Document for Biograd, Sukosa, & Karlobag Engagements
Anti Partisan Nomination Document for Biograd, Sukosa, & Karlobag Engagements - The preliminary document is to Head Doctor Johannes Klass of the 615th Motorized Field Lazaretto, for 38 days of engagement against Partisans. The document was signed and issued at the field command post by Panzer General Gustav Fehn on the 24th of November, 1944. The document has SAVE POST watermark; Save being the German name for the Sava River that runs through Zagreb. The second document lists the dates and locations of the days of battle engaged in, which were required for the bestowal of the Anti-Partisan Badge. They include the assault and capture of the towns of Biograd, Sukosa, and Karlobag, all around Croatia’s coastal region in Dalmatia. The document was signed by a Company Leader of the 202 Panzer Battalion, which in 1943 was especially tasked with using retrofitted Italian Tanks to combat Partisans in the occupied western Balkans. General Fehn surrendered to the Partisans, and was summarily shot on July 5th, 1945.