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3rd Army (Kingdom of Yugoslavia)

The 3rd Army was a Royal Yugoslav Army formation commanded by Armijski đeneral Ilija Brašić during the German-led Axis invasion of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in April 1941 during World War II. [1]

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Adriatic Sea

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and adjacent ranges.

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Albanian Kingdom (1939–43)

The Albanian Kingdom (Gheg Albanian: Mbretnija Shqiptare, Standard Albanian: Mbretëria Shqiptare, Regno albanese), also known as Greater Albania, existed as a protectorate of the Kingdom of Italy.

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Andrijevica

Andrijevica (Montenegrin and Serbian Cyrillic: Андријевица) is a town and the seat of Andrijevica Municipality in eastern Montenegro.

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Anti-aircraft warfare

Anti-aircraft warfare or counter-air defence is defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action."AAP-6 They include ground-and air-based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements and passive measures (e.g. barrage balloons).

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Axis powers

The Axis powers (Achsenmächte, 枢軸国 Sūjikukoku, Potenze dell'Asse), also known as the Axis, were the nations that fought in the Second World War against the Allied forces.

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Bay of Kotor

The Bay of Kotor (Boka kotorska/Бока которска), known simply as Boka, is a winding bay of the Adriatic Sea in southwestern Montenegro.

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Belgrade

Belgrade (Beograd / Београд;; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Serbia.

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Breguet 19

The Breguet 19 (Breguet XIX, Br.19 or Bre.19) was a light bomber and reconnaissance aircraft, also used for long-distance flights, designed by the French Breguet company and produced from 1924.

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Brigade

A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.

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Brigadier general (United States)

In the United States Armed Forces, brigadier general (BG, Brig Gen, or BGen) is a one-star general officer with the pay grade of O-7 in the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Marine Corps.

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Cambridge

The city of Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England.

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Cavalry

Cavalry (from French cavalerie, cf. cheval 'horse') or horsemen were soldiers or warriors who fought mounted on horseback.

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Chief of staff

The title chief of staff identifies the leader of a complex organization, institution, or body of persons and it also may identify a principal staff officer (PSO), who is the coordinator of the supporting staff or a primary aide-de-camp to an important individual, such as a president or a senior military officer.

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Coastal Defence Command (Kingdom of Yugoslavia)

The Coastal Defence Command was a Royal Yugoslav Army formation which commanded one infantry division and the two fortification divisions responsible for the land defences of the main Yugoslav naval bases during the German-led Axis invasion of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in April 1941 during World War II.

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Company (military unit)

A company is a military unit, typically consisting of 80–250 soldiers and usually commanded by a major.

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Corps

A corps ("core"; the plural is spelled the same as singular but pronounced "cores"; from French, from the Latin corpus "body") is an organized body of people.

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Debar

Debar (Дебaр; Dibër, Debre) is a city in the western part of the Republic of Macedonia, near the border with Albania, on the road from Struga to Gostivar.

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Division (military)

A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.

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Ilija Brašić

Ilija Brašić (1882-1951) was a general in the Royal Yugoslav Army who commanded the 3rd Army during the German-led Axis invasion of Yugoslavia of April 1941 during World War II.

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Infantry

The infantry is the branch of a military force that fights on foot.

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Invasion of Yugoslavia

The invasion of Yugoslavia, also known as the April War or Operation 25, was a German-led attack on the Kingdom of Yugoslavia by the Axis powers which began on 6 April 1941 during World War II.

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Kingdom of Bulgaria

The Kingdom of Bulgaria, also referred to as the Tsardom of Bulgaria and the Third Bulgarian Tsardom was a constitutional monarchy, created on 22 September 1908 (old style), as а result of an elevation of the Bulgarian state to kingdom from principality.

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Kingdom of Greece

The Kingdom of Greece (Greek: Βασίλειον τῆς Ἑλλάδος, Vasílion tis Elládos) was a state established in 1832 at the Convention of London by the Great Powers (the United Kingdom, France and the Russian Empire).

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Kingdom of Yugoslavia

The Kingdom of Yugoslavia (Kraljevina Jugoslavija, Краљевина Југославија) was a state in Southeast Europe and Central Europe, that existed during the interwar period (1918–1939) and first half of World War II (1939–1943).

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Lake Ohrid

Lake Ohrid (Охридско Езеро,, Liqeni i Ohrit), straddles the mountainous border between southwestern Macedonia and eastern Albania.

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Lake Skadar

Lake Skadar (Liqeni i Shkodrës,; Montenegrin and Serbian: Скадарско језеро, Skadarsko jezero) — also called Lake Scutari, Lake Shkodër and Lake Shkodra — lies on the border of Albania and Montenegro, the largest lake in the Balkan Peninsula.

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Lieutenant general (United States)

In the United States Army, the United States Air Force and the United States Marine Corps, lieutenant general (abbreviated LTG in the Army, Lt Gen in the Air Force, and LtGen in the Marine Corps) is a three-star general officer rank, with the pay grade of O-9.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany or the Third Reich (Drittes Reich) are common English names for the period of history in Germany from 1933 to 1945, when it was a dictatorship under the control of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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Nikšić

Nikšić (Никшић) is the second largest city of Montenegro, with a total population of 57,278, located in the west of the country, in the centre of the spacious Nikšić field at the foot of Mount Trebjesa.

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Ohrid

Ohrid (Охрид) is a city in the Republic of Macedonia and the seat of Ohrid Municipality.

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Oxford

Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.

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Podgorica

Podgorica (Montenegrin: Podgorica (Cyrillic: Подгорица),, lit. "under the small hill") is the capital and largest city of Montenegro.

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Prilep

Prilep (Прилеп) is the fourth largest city in the Republic of Macedonia.

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Prizren

Prizren (Prizren / Prizreni; Prizren / Призрен; Prizren / Pürzeyn / Perzerrin) is a historic city located in Kosovo.

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Royal Yugoslav Air Force

The Royal Yugoslav Air Force (Jugoslavensko kraljevsko ratno zrakoplovstvo, Југословенско краљевско ратно ваздухопловство), officially the Kingdom of Yugoslavia Army Air Force (Vazduhoplovstvo vojske Kraljevine Jugoslavije, VVKJ), was formed in 1918 in the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (renamed to Kingdom of Yugoslavia in 1929) and existed until Yugoslavia's surrender to the Axis powers in 1941 following the Invasion of Yugoslavia during World War II.

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Royal Yugoslav Army

The Royal Yugoslav Army (Jugoslavenska vojska, Југословенска војска) was the armed force of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes and later the Kingdom of Yugoslavia from the state's formation until the force's surrender to the Axis powers on April 17, 1941.

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Skopje

Skopje (Скопје,; Shkupi) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Macedonia.

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Stanford, California

Stanford is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Clara County, California, United States and is the home of Stanford University.

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Tetovo

Tetovo (Тетово,; Tetova, Tetovë; Kalkandelen) is a city in the northwestern part of Macedonia, built on the foothills of Šar Mountain and divided by the Pena River.

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Trgovište

Trgovište (Serbian Cyrillic: Трговиште) is a small town and municipality located in the Pčinja District of Serbia.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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3rd Army Group (Kingdom of Yugoslavia)

The 3rd Army Group was a Royal Yugoslav Army formation which commanded the 3rd Army and 5th Army during the German-led Axis invasion of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in April 1941 during World War II.

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3rd Territorial Army (Kingdom of Yugoslavia)

The 3rd Territorial Army was a Royal Yugoslav Army formation which commanded three infantry divisions during the German-led Axis invasion of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in April 1941 during World War II.

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Redirects here:

3rd Army (Yugoslavia).

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3rd_Army_(Kingdom_of_Yugoslavia)

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