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Post by streljko1 » 24 Jun 2005 09:35

Some pictures from Dalmatia, from S.Kvesić book "Dalmacija u NOR"
Captured members of Split partisan detachment,Sinj,VIII.1941.
Ustaše and Italians encircled and captured 24 members of Split detachment, but on this picture we can see more prisoners, reason for this was that Ustaše arrested 10 more peasants and accused them for helping partisans, court sentenced all 24 captured partisans and one peasant to dead, other were released. Partisans were shot in Ruduša near Sinj.
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Death of Rade Končar and his comrades, Šubičevac,Šibenik,22.may 1942.R.Končar was secretary of Central Comittee of Communist Party of Croatia,one of leaders of uprising in Dalmatia,he was arrested in Split,sent to Šibenik with 24 other communists and there shot.
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Italian black shirts inspect train destroyed by Kaštela partisan detachment on 4.08.1941. Kaštelansko polje near Split.
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Post by streljko1 » 24 Jun 2005 10:19

Staff of Iž partisan battalion: From the left commander Šime Ivas,commissar Zdravko Bego, vice commissar Milo Vlahov.
In front is Marijan Žuvić,secretary of regional committe of North Dalmatia.
Iž battalion was formed from the men and women from Iž island, who rebelled against italian troops which were send on the island to seize oil,people of Iž rather spill oil,and italian arrested around 60 men and decided to send them to prison on land. When they left Iž harbour prisoners attacked Italians with their bare hands and managed to take controll of the ship(they have killed 7 italians) and to return on Iž. Because of posible revenge around 250 man and woman left Iž and joined partisans in N.Dalmatia. From them was formed 4th battalion of 2th dalmatian brigade,that suffered heavy casualties during Sutjeska battle(defence of Donje Bare and Gornje Bare) and after battle was more platoon than battalion size.
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One picture from defence of Korčula december 1943.

After germans landed on Korčula island they have inflicted heavy losses on 13th dalm. brigade and 1th.oversea brigade,and to reinforce defences, two battalions from 1th dalm. brigade were send from Hvar to Korčula during the morning of 24.12.1943. and allocated near veary important village Smokvica,on this picture Bogdan Stupar,brigade commander give orders to his men.
Germans attacked 1th dalm. brigade after strong bombardment, and with help of tanks they tried to take Smokvica and encircle partisan troops on island. Partisans used their AT guns and stoped german attack,and in counterattack pushed germans back. This action was crucial for partisan retreat from Korčula in good order.

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Knin operation aftermath,november 1944.
Destroyed german column:
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Yugoslav troops in Trieste,1.05.1945.
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All images are from book S.Kvesić "Dalmacija u NOR"

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Post by streljko1 » 24 Jun 2005 10:21

Sorry, picture from defence of Korčula december 1943. :
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Post by G. Trifkovic » 26 Jun 2005 14:26

A couple of photos dealing with the RAF actions over Yugoslavia (http://www.awm.gov.au/):

Partisans and pilots sitting on Spitfire's wing; Beaufighter pounding the German ship;Railroad and marshalling yards in Sarajevo under attack.
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Post by streljko1 » 28 Jun 2005 08:09

Group of tired soldiers from 7ss in fishing port Matejuška, Split ,27.09.1943. On the wall is parole(I think) "Živila crvena armija" or "Long live the red army":
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AAcruiser Delhi enters Split,11.11.1944. In february 1945. cruiser was attacked and damaged by explosive boats(of five explosive boats only one hit cruiser,others were destroyed by yugoslav and british fire). Delhi left Split port 12.03.1945.
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Staff of 4th operative zone,Livno,september 1942.
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All images are from Slobodna Dalmacija newspaper.

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Post by streljko1 » 28 Jun 2005 08:45

From "Povijest osmog korpusa narodnoslobodilačke vojske Hrvatske" by N.Anić:
Partisans with tank taken from italians,Manuš,Split.12.09.1943.
According to I.L.Ribar letter (from S.Kvesić book "Dalmacija u NOR") partisans used 4 tanks against germans at Klis pass
("they acted succesfully"), I presume that later these tanks were withdrawn to Bosnia,and even were used in Drvar operation.
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From http://www.wlb-stuttgart.de/seekrieg/43-09.htm
The Niobe was build as a small cruiser for the German Hochseeflotte. After it was removed form the list of active ships of the
Reichsmarine on 24.06.1925, it was sold to Yugoslavia where it was renamed to Dalmacija and used as a training ship. On
17.04.1941, it was captured by the Italian Navy and put into Italian service on 24.04.1941, renamed to Cattaro . After the Italian capitulation on 11.09.1943, the ship was captured by German troops in Pola. Renamed to Niobe again, it was out into service again on 06.12.1943 with a mixed German and Croatian crew. Only a few days later on 19.12.1943, the ship beached near the island of Silba and three days after that, it was destroyed by British MTB 276 and MTB 298 . After 1949 the wreck was broken down.
Cruiser Dalmacija(or Niobe or Cattaro) in Split port:
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Crvena zvijezda(EX Anton EX Bianca Stella)in Vis port.It was german ambush ship from so called "Tintenfischverband" captured by partisans patrol boats PČ3 and PČ4 on Olib island on 26.04.1944. lost on 1 Apr 1945 near Susak Island by mine


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From: http://www.wlb-stuttgart.de/seekrieg/ks ... lawien.htm

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Post by G. Trifkovic » 28 Jun 2005 14:46

Hey Jure, good photos. Altough Vicko and company might be mistaken for somebody else with those dark uniforms :D
BTW,he was a bigshot in "Hajduk" wasn't he? I got a pic of him and the players taken on Vis-I'll have to scan it.

Zivio,

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Post by streljko1 » 28 Jun 2005 18:26

Živio, Gaj!
As any politican,mr. Krstulović knew well value of sport for propaganda,look at Tito, Tuđman.......Hajduk is my team-any picture of them is cool!
Partisan wore dark civilian clothes or dark captured uniforms especialy in period 1941-1943.,I have seen pictures of first partisan detachtments, and it is hard to distinguish them from the enemy-except for small red star.
I `ll send some more pictures from dalmatia in a few days.

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Post by G. Trifkovic » 28 Jun 2005 18:38

Jure,

do you have any info on Krstulovic's after the war,when did he die,etc. I don't know why,but he was always one of my favourite partisan commanders. Maybe because of the name? :)

Zivio,

P.S. I presumed a wartime pic of "Hajduk" players would interest a "Torcidas" like you ;) Will post it in near future.

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Post by G. Trifkovic » 28 Jun 2005 19:12

Here is a little something to keep us warm before we see more of Dalmatia: pictures of Slovene Home guards 1943-1945.

http://sweb.cz/fremd/c12.htm

Kreisleiter dr. Walter Hochsteiner and SS-Oberscharführer Erich Dichtl with "domobranci" in Kranj.

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Domobranci in Kranj, 15.9.1944, the man on the horse is Erich Dichtl.

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Post by streljko1 » 29 Jun 2005 12:17

Some pictures from naval warfare:
PČ3 was one of most succesfull yugoslav patrol boats, one of well known actions of PČ3 is capture of german auxilliary ships Maria Hose and Haraelis with 120 german soldiers in Jakišnica bay, Pag Island(in action around 30 german soldiers were killed ,other were captured and taken to Vis island, in this action another patrol boat, PČ2,also took part)
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PČ 21 Miran:
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First yugoslav ship that entered Trieste port was PČ 8 Udarnik, ex german I boot:
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All images are from "Pomorska enciklopedija"

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Post by streljko1 » 29 Jun 2005 12:28

Some ships and planes from Kingdom of Yugoslavia`s navy:
Supply ship Hvar(for submarines), it was captured by italians, than germans and after the war it was returned to Yugoslavia:
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Auxilliary ship Zmaj(for flyingboats)- , captured by italians,sabotaged in Split during september-december 1941. by communist workers:
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Dorner Wall:
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All images are from "Pomorska enciklopedija"

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Post by streljko1 » 30 Jun 2005 23:15

It is good to save old newspaper, you can always find interesting things there...

From Nedjeljna Dalmacija magazine of Slobodna Dalmacija newspaper:

Sumartin, Brač island, October 1944. 26 dalm. division preparation for landing:
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26 dalm. division on southern aproaches to Knin, october-november 1944.
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Officers from 13 dalm. brigade inspect mortars,near Široki brijeg,december 1944.
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Post by streljko1 » 30 Jun 2005 23:29

Also from Nedjeljna Dalmacija:
Allied officers with commander of NOVJ Navy Josip Černi inspect NB 11 Crvena zvijezda(ex Anton) in Vis port,07.1944.
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This picture is one of my favourite, it is taken during the october 1943. near Bol, Brač island, on one of partisan armed ships (NB) during the patrol, notice that MG girl is wearing ballet shoes-or something alike-funny:
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Also, Gaju, I found picture of your favourite partisan commander with my favourite poet,Vladimir Nazor, and I will post it soon.
Živjeli!

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pictures re Trieste 1943-1945 Globocnik and Rainer

Post by ehlerner » 03 Jul 2005 03:50

Hello. I seek pictures re. Globocnik and Rainer in Trieste 1943-1945, in particular Globocnik's Trieste residence, villa Angelo Ara, and Rainer's Trieste residence, villa Modiano.

My direct email address: ehlerner@verizon.net

Thanks

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