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Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was an Austrian-born German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party (NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer ("leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.
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.
Aeroput (English translation: "Airway") was an airline and flag carrier of Yugoslavia from 1927 until 1948.
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The Air Force of the Independent State of Croatia (Zrakoplovstvo Nezavisne Države Hrvatske, ZNDH), was the air force of the Independent State of Croatia (NDH), a puppet state established with the support of the Axis Powers on the territory of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia during World War II.
Albania (or sometimes,; Shqipëri/Shqipëria; Shqipni/Shqipnia, Shqypni/Shqypnia), officially known as the Republic of Albania (Republika e Shqipërisë), is a country in Southeastern Europe.
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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.
Alessandro Pirzio Biroli (23 July 1877 – 20 May 1962) was an Italian fencer and army General.
Alexander Löhr (20 May 1885 – 26 February 1947) was an Austrian Air Force (Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte) commander during the 1930s and, after the "Political Union of Germany and Austria" (Anschluss), he was a German Air Force (Luftwaffe) commander.
Animal-powered transport is a broad category of the human use of non-human working animals (also known as "beasts of burden") for the movement of people and goods.
Annexation (Latin ad, to, and nexus, joining) is the forcible acquisition of a state's territory by another state.
Ante Pavelić (14 July 1889 – 28 December 1959) was a Croatian fascist dictator who led the Ustaše movement and Independent State of Croatia (NDH), a puppet state of Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany that was established in parts of occupied Yugoslavia during World War II, pursuing genocidal policies against ethnic and racial minorities.
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).
An armistice is a formal agreement of warring parties to stop fighting.
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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.
Čapljina is a town and municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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Šibenik is a historic town in Croatia, located in central Dalmatia where the river Krka flows into the Adriatic Sea.
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Bačka (Serbian: Bačka or Бачка; Hungarian: Bácska) is a geographical and historical area within the Pannonian Plain bordered by the river Danube to the west and south, and by the river Tisza to the east.
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The Balkan Campaign of World War II began with the Italian invasion of Greece on 28 October 1940.
The Banat is a geographical and historical region in Central Europe that is currently divided among three countries: the eastern part lies in western Romania (the counties of Timiș, Caraș-Severin, Arad south of the Mureș, and the western part of Mehedinți); the western part in northeastern Serbia (mostly included in Vojvodina, except for a small part included in the Belgrade Region); and a small northern part lies within southeastern Hungary (Csongrád county).
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Baranya or Baranja (Baranya,; Baranja;; Branau) is a geographical region between the Danube and the Drava rivers.
Bari (Bari dialect: Bare; Barium; Βάριον, Bárion) is the capital city of the province of Bari and of the Apulia (or, in Italian, Puglia) region, on the Adriatic Sea, in Italy.
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The Battle of Crete (Luftlandeschlacht um Kreta; Μάχη της Κρήτης) was fought during World War II on the Greek island of Crete.
The Battle of Greece (also known as Operation Marita, Unternehmen Marita) is the common name for the invasion of Greece by Germany in April 1941.
Belgrade (Beograd / Београд;; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Serbia.
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Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini (29 July 1883 – 28 April 1945) was an Italian politician, journalist, and leader of the National Fascist Party, ruling the country as Prime Minister from 1922 until his ousting in 1943.
Benkovac is a town and municipality in the interior of Zadar County, Croatia.
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Bileća (Билећа) is a town and municipality in East Herzegovina in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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Borivoje Mirković (Боривоје Мирковић; 23 September 1884 – 21 August 1969) was a brigadier general in the Royal Yugoslav Air Force.
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian Bosna i Hercegovina,; Cyrillic script: Боснa и Херцеговина), sometimes called Bosnia-Herzegovina, abbreviated BiH, and in short often known informally as Bosnia, is a country in Southeastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula.
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.
A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.
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The Bristol Blenheim is a British light bomber aircraft designed and built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company that was used extensively in the early days of the Second World War.
Celje is the third-largest town in Slovenia.
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The Central Powers (Mittelmächte; Központi hatalmak; İttifak Devletleri or Bağlaşma Devletleri; Централни сили Tsentralni sili), consisting of Germany,, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria – hence also known as the Quadruple Alliance (Vierbund) – was one of the two main factions during World War I (1914–18).
The Chetnik Detachments of the Yugoslav Army, commonly known as the Chetniks (Četnici, Четници,; Četniki), was a World War II movement in Yugoslavia led by Draža Mihailović, an anti-Axis movement in their long-range goals and engaged in marginal resistance activities for limited periods.
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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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Dalmatia (Dalmacija,; see names in other languages) is one of the four historical regions of Croatia, alongside Croatia proper, Slavonia, and Istria.
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Danilo Kalafatović (Данило Калафатовић; 1875 – 1945) was a military officer who served in the armies of the Kingdom of Serbia and Kingdom of Yugoslavia during the first half of the 20th century.
The Danube (also known by other names) is Europe's second-longest river, located in Central and Eastern Europe.
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Döme Sztójay (5 January 1883 – 22 August 1946) was a Hungarian soldier and diplomat of Serb origin, who served as Prime Minister of Hungary in 1944, during World War II.
The de Havilland DH.84 Dragon was a successful small commercial aircraft designed and built by the de Havilland company.
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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In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.
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Dimitrije Živković was a general in the Royal Yugoslav Army who commanded the 6th Army during the German-led Axis invasion of Yugoslavia of April 1941 during World War II.
A dive bomber is a bomber aircraft that dives directly at its targets in order to provide greater accuracy for the bomb it drops.
A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.
The Dornier Do 17, sometimes referred to as the Fliegender Bleistift ("flying pencil"), was a World War II German light bomber produced by Claudius Dornier's company, Dornier Flugzeugwerke.
The Dornier Do 22 was a German seaplane developed in the 1930s.
The Drava by Jürgen Utrata (2014).
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The Drin (Drin or Drini; Дрим) is the longest river in Albania with a total length of.
Dušan Simović (Душан Симовић; 28 October 1882 – 26 August 1962) was a Serbian general who served as Chief of the General Staff of the Royal Yugoslav Army and as the Prime Minister of Yugoslavia.
Durrës is the second largest city and a municipality of Albania.
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Egypt (مِصر, مَصر), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
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Elemér Gorondy-Novák (Novák; 23 February 1885 - 14/15 May 1954) was a Hungarian military officer, who served as Commander of the Hungarian Third Army during the Second World War.
Ferizaj (In sq) or Uroševac (sr; Урошевац) is a city and municipality in southern Kosovo, located approximately south of the capital Pristina. Founded and named after the local hotelier Feriz Shashivari in the 19th century, the city was renamed Uroševac on the occasion of its annexation to Serbia in 1913. Ferizaj is the third most populous city in Kosovo, after Pristina and Prizren. It is the administrative center of the homonymous district. The central city postal codes include 70000, 70010, 70030 and 70040. The municipality covers an area of, including the city of Ferizaj and 45 villages. It is largely an agricultural plain. Its population is estimated at 108,690.OSCE, October 2007. Retrieved on 10 March 2008.
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A fighter aircraft is a military aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat against other aircraft, as opposed to bombers and attack aircraft, whose main mission is to attack ground targets.
Florina (Φλώρινα, known also by several alternative names) is a town and municipality in mountainous northwestern Macedonia, Greece.
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Friedrich Wilhelm Ernst Paulus (23 September 1890 – 1 February 1957) was an officer in the German military from 1910 to 1945.
The German Army (Heer) was the land forces component of the Wehrmacht, the regular German armed forces, from 1935 until it was demobilized and later dissolved in August 1946.
The Greco-Italian War, also known as the Italo-Greek War, was a conflict between Italy and Greece, which lasted from 28 October 1940 to 23 April 1941.
Grubišno Polje (Czech: Hrubečné Pole) is a town in Bjelovar-Bilogora County, Croatia.
Guerrilla warfare is a form of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants such as armed civilians or irregulars use military tactics including ambushes, sabotage, raids, petty warfare, hit-and-run tactics, and mobility to fight a larger and less-mobile traditional military.
The Gyorshadtest (variously translated "Rapid Corps", "Fast Corps" or "Mobile Corps") was the most modern and best-equipped mechanized unit of the Royal Hungarian Army (Magyar Királyi Honvédség) at the beginning of World War II.
The Hawker Fury was a British biplane fighter aircraft used by the Royal Air Force in the 1930s.
The Hawker Hurricane is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd for the Royal Air Force (RAF).
Henrik Werth (26 December 1881 - 28 May 1952) was a Hungarian military officer, who served as Chief of Army Staff during the Second World War.
Hermann Wilhelm Göring (or Goering;; 12 January 1893 – 15 October 1946) was a German politician, military leader, and leading member of the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
Herzegovina (or; Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian: Hercegovina, Херцеговина) is the southern region of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The I Corps was a formation of the Royal Hungarian Army that participated in the Axis invasion of Yugoslavia during World War II.
The Ikarus IK-2 was a 1930s high-wing, all-metal, single seat, monoplane fighter aircraft of indigenous design built for the Royal Yugoslav Air Force.
The Independent State of Croatia (Nezavisna Država Hrvatska, Независна Држава Хрватска, NDH; Unabhängiger Staat Kroatien; Stato Indipendente di Croazia), often referred to simply by the abbreviation NDH, was a World War II puppet state of Germany and Italy, which was established in parts of Axis-occupied Yugoslavia.
The Iron Gates (Porţile de Fier, Đerdapska klisura, Vaskapu-szoros, Eisernes Tor, Demirkapı) is a gorge on the River Danube.
Istria (Croatian, Slovene: Istra; Italian: Istria; Istriot: Eîstria; German: Istrien), formerly Histria (Latin), is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea.
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Ivan Šubašić (7 May 1892 – 22 March 1955) was a Croatian and Yugoslav politician, best known as the last Ban of Croatia.
Josip "Jozo" Tomasevich (March 16, 1908 – October 15, 1994; Josip Jozo Tomašević, pronounced "tomashevich") was a prominent Yugoslav, and later Croatian-American, economist and military historian.
The Junkers Ju 87 or Stuka (from Sturzkampfflugzeug, "dive bomber") was a two-man (pilot and rear gunner) German dive bomber and ground-attack aircraft.
The Junkers Ju 88 was a German World War II Luftwaffe twin-engined multirole combat aircraft.
In military history and military slang, the German term Kampfgruppe (pl. Kampfgruppen; abbrev. KG, or KGr in Luftwaffe usage during World War II) can refer to a combat formation of any kind, but most usually to that employed by the German Wehrmacht and its allies during World War II and, to a lesser extent, in World War I. It also referred to bomber groups in Luftwaffe usage, which themselves consisted of three or four Staffeln (squadrons), and existed within Kampfgeschwader bomber wings of three or four Kampfgruppen per wing.
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.
The Kingdom of Egypt (المملكة المصرية; المملكه المصريه, "the Egyptian Kingdom") was the independent Egyptian state established under the Muhammad Ali Dynasty in 1922 following the Unilateral Declaration of Egyptian Independence by the United Kingdom.
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).
The Kingdom of Hungary (Hungarian: Magyar Királyság), also known as the Regency, existed from 1920 to 1946 as a de facto country under Regent Miklós Horthy.
The Kingdom of Italy (Regno d'Italia) was a state founded in 1861 when King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia was proclaimed King of Italy.
The Kingdom of Romania (Romanian: Regatul României) was a constitutional monarchy which existed between 13 March 1881 and 30 December 1947, specified by the first three Constitutions of Romania (1866, 1923, 1938).
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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Kotor (Котор,; Cattaro) is a coastal town in Montenegro.
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Kraljevo (Краљево / Kraljevo) is a city in Serbia, built beside the river Ibar, west of its confluence with the Western Morava.
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László Deseő (26 June 1893 - 25 June 1948) was a Hungarian military officer and diplomat, who served as artillery commander of the Hungarian Second Army's First Corps during the Second World War.
Lika is a traditional region of Croatia proper, roughly bound by the Velebit mountain from the southwest and the Plješevica mountain from the northeast.
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The Adolf Hitler's directives or Führer's directives were instructions and strategic plans issued by Adolf Hitler himself.
Ljubljana (locally also, Laibach, Lubiana, Labacum or Aemona) is the capital and largest city of Slovenia.
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The Lockheed Model 10 Electra was a twin-engine, all-metal monoplane airliner developed by the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation in the 1930s to compete with the Boeing 247 and Douglas DC-2.
The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the German Wehrmacht during World War II.
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The Macedonian Front of World War I, also known as the Salonica Front, was formed as a result of an attempt by the Allied Powers to aid Serbia, in the autumn of 1915, against the combined attack of Germany, Austria-Hungary and Bulgaria.
Maximilian Maria Joseph Karl Gabriel Lamoral Reichsfreiherr von und zu Weichs an der Glon, known as Weichs or Weichs an der Glon (12 November 1881 – 27 September 1954) was a German Generalfeldmarschall during World War II.
The Messerschmitt Bf 109, commonly called the Me 109 (most often by Allied aircrew and even amongst the German aces themselves, even though this was not the official German designation), is a German World War II fighter aircraft designed by Willy Messerschmitt and Robert Lusser during the early to mid-1930s.
--> The Messerschmitt Bf 110, often (erroneously) called Me 110, was a twin-engine heavy fighter (Zerstörer—German for "Destroyer") and fighter-bomber (Jagdbomber or Jabo) developed in Nazi Germany in the 1930s and used by the Luftwaffe and others during World War II.
Miklós Horthy de Nagybánya (Vitéz"Vitéz" refers to a Hungarian knightly order founded by Miklós Horthy ("Vitézi Rend"); literally, "vitéz" means "knight" or "valiant".;; English: Nicholas Horthy Nikolaus Horthy Ritter von Nagybánya; 18 June 18689 February 1957) was a Hungarian admiral and statesman who served as formally the Regent of the Kingdom of Hungary between World Wars I and II and throughout most of World War II, from 1 March 1920 to 15 October 1944.
Milan Nedić (Милан Недић; 2 September 1878 – 4 February 1946) was a Serbian general and politician.
Mileševo (Милешево, Hungarian: Kutaspuszta and Drea) is a village in Serbia.
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Military occupation is effective provisional control of a certain ruling power over a territory which is not under the formal sovereignty of that entity, without the volition of the actual sovereign.
Milorad Petrović (Милорад Петровић; 18 April 1882 – 12 June 1981) was an Armijski đeneral in the Royal Yugoslav Army who commanded the 1st Army Group during the German-led Axis invasion of Yugoslavia of April 1941 during World War II.
Milutin Đ. Nedić (Милутин Недић; 26 October 1882 – 1945) was a general and Chief of the General Staff of the Royal Yugoslav Army prior to the outbreak of World War II.
Mobilization is the act of assembling and making both troops and supplies ready for war.
Mohács (Croatian and Bunjevac: Mohač, Mohatsch, Мохач, Mohaç) is a town in Baranya county, Hungary on the right bank of the Danube.
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A monitor was the class of relatively small warship which was neither fast nor strongly armoured but carried disproportionately large guns.
Montenegro (or or; Montenegrin: Crna Gora / Црна Гора, meaning "Black Mountain") is a sovereign state in Southeastern Europe.
Mostar is a city and municipality in southern Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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In NATO and most other western countries, motorised infantry is infantry that is transported by trucks or other un-protected motor vehicles.
Mountain warfare refers to warfare in the mountains or similarly rough terrain.
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).
Niš (Ниш,, sometimes rendered Nish or Nissa in English) is the city of southern Serbia and the third-largest city in Serbia (after Belgrade and Novi Sad).
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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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The Italian 9th Army (9° Armata) was a World War I and World War II field army.
Novi Sad (Нови Сад,; see below for other names) is the second largest city in Serbia, the capital of the province of Vojvodina and the administrative seat of the South Bačka District.
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Operation Retribution (Unternehmen Strafgericht) also known as Operation Punishment, was the codename used for the April 1941 German bombing of Belgrade, the capital of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, in the first days of the German-led Axis invasion of Yugoslavia.
Operation Trio (Operacija Trio) was the first large-scale joint German-Italian counter-insurgency operation of World War II conducted in the Independent State of Croatia (NDH), which included modern-day Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Ostmark ("Eastern March") was the name used by Nazi propaganda from 1938 to 1942 to replace that of the formerly independent Federal State of Austria after the Anschluss with Nazi Germany.
Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.
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A panzer corps (Panzerkorps) was a military formation type in the German Wehrmacht during World War II.
The term panzer division (Panzerdivision) as commonly used in English language refers almost exclusively to the armored (tank) division in the army branch of the Wehrmacht and of Nazi Germany during World War II.
In politics, a partition is a change of political borders cutting through at least one territory considered a homeland by some community.
Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist (8 August 1881 – 13 November 1954) was a German field marshal during World War II.
Count Pál János Ede Teleki de Szék (1 November 1879 – 3 April 1941) was prime minister of the Kingdom of Hungary from 19 July 1920 to 14 April 1921 and from 16 February 1939 to 3 April 1941.
Peter II of Yugoslavia, also known as Peter II Karađorđević (Serbo-Croatian: Petar II Karađorđević, Serbian Cyrillic: Петар II Карађорђевић; 6 September 1923 – 3 November 1970), was the last King of Yugoslavia and the last reigning member of the Karađorđević dynasty, founded early in the 19th century.
Petrovec (Петровец) is a village in the Republic of Macedonia situated about 15 km southeast of the national capital Skopje. It is the seat of the Petrovec municipality. Though rather small, the village is known throughout the country as being the nearest settlement to Skopje Alexander the Great Airport, the bigger of two international airports in the Republic of Macedonia (for this, Petrovec had previously been the name of the airport). Petrovec is mostly populated by Macedonians, but also by smaller groups of Bosniaks, Serbs and Romani.
Podgorica (Montenegrin: Podgorica (Cyrillic: Подгорица),, lit. "under the small hill") is the capital and largest city of Montenegro.
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Potez 25 (also written as Potez XXV) was a French twin-seat, single-engine biplane designed during the 1920s.
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The Potez 630 and its derivatives were a family of twin-engined aircraft developed for the Armée de l'Air in the late 1930s.
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Prince Paul of Yugoslavia, also known as Paul Karađorđević (Pavle Karađorđević, Павле Карађорђевић, English transliteration: Paul Karageorgevich; 27 April 1893 – 14 September 1976), was regent of Yugoslavia during the minority of King Peter II.
Pristina, also spelled Prishtina (Prishtinë or; Приштина or Priština; Priştine), is the capital and largest city of Kosovo.
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Prizren (Prizren / Prizreni; Prizren / Призрен; Prizren / Pürzeyn / Perzerrin) is a historic city located in Kosovo.
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A puppet state is a metaphor of a state that is supposedly independent but is in fact dependent upon an outside power, it is nominally sovereign but effectively controlled by a foreign or otherwise alien power, for reasons such as financial interests, in fact anything but the common good.
The Renault FT, frequently referred to in post-World War I literature as the "FT-17" or "FT17", was a French light tank that was among the most revolutionary and influential tank designs in history.
The Renault R35, an abbreviation of Char léger Modèle 1935 R or R 35, was a French light infantry tank of the Second World War.
River monitors were heavily armored, and normally mounted the largest guns of all riverine warships.
The Rogožarski IK-3 (Serbian Cyrillic:Рогожарски ИК-3) was a 1930s Yugoslav low-wing monoplane single-seat interceptor fighter with retractable landing gear, and was designed by Ljubomir Ilić and Kosta Sivčev as a successor to their IK-1/IK-2 fighter.
The Rogožarski SIM-XIV-H (Рогожарски СИМ-XIV-Х) was a 1930s Yugoslav coastal reconnaissance floatplane and light bomber, twin-engined, with three crew members.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The Royal Hungarian Army (Magyar Királyi Honvédség, Königlich Ungarische Armee) was the name given to the land forces of the Kingdom of Hungary in the period from 1922 to 1945.
The Royal Italian Army (Italian: Regio Esercito, "Royal Army") was the army of the Kingdom of Italy from the unification of Italy in 1861 to the birth of the Italian Republic in 1946.
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.
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.
The Royal Yugoslav Navy (Kraljevska Jugoslavenska Ratna Mornarica, Кpaљeвcкa Југословенска Pатна Морнарица), was the navy of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.
Sarajevo is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, with an estimated population of 369,534.
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The Savoia-Marchetti SM.79 Sparviero (Italian for sparrowhawk) was a three-engined Italian medium bomber with a wood-and-metal structure.
The 2nd Army (Italian: 2^ Armata) was a World War I and World War II field army.
Serbia (Србија, Srbija), officially the Republic of Serbia (Република Србија, Republika Srbija), is a sovereign state situated at the crossroads between Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Pannonian Plain and the central Balkans.
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The Serbs (Срби/Srbi) are a South Slavic nation and ethnic group native to the Balkans.
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Shkodër (Shkodra, for other names see the etymology section), also called Skadar is a city and municipality in northwestern Albania and the seat of the county with the same name.
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Skopje (Скопје,; Shkupi) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Macedonia.
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Slovenia (Slovenija), officially the Republic of Slovenia (Slovene:, abbr.: RS), is a nation state in southern Central Europe, located at the crossroads of main European cultural and trade routes.
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The Spartan Cruiser was a 1930s British three-engined transport monoplane for 6 to 10 passengers built by Spartan Aircraft Limited at East Cowes, Isle of Wight.
A submarine is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.
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Subotica (Суботица / Subotica, Szabadka) is a city in northern Vojvodina, Serbia.
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A tank is a large type of armoured fighting vehicle with tracks, designed for front-line combat.
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The Hungarian Third Army was a field army in the Royal Hungarian Army that saw action during World War II.
The Tisza or Tisa is one of the main rivers of Central Europe.
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The Treaty of Trianon was the peace agreement of 1920 to formally end World War I between most of the Allies of World War I and the Kingdom of Hungary, the latter one of the successor states to Austria-Hungary.
Trebinje (Требиње) is the southernmost municipality and city in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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The Tripartite Pact, also known as the Berlin Pact, was an agreement between Germany, Italy and Japan signed in Berlin on 27 September 1940 by, respectively, Adolf Hitler, Galeazzo Ciano and Saburō Kurusu.
An unconditional surrender is a surrender in which no guarantees are given to the surrendering party.
The Uprising in Serbia was initiated in July 1941 by the Communist Party of Yugoslavia against the German occupation forces and their Serbian quisling auxiliaries in the Territory of the Military Commander in Serbia.
The V Corps was a formation of the Royal Hungarian Army that participated in the Axis invasion of Yugoslavia during World War II.
The Vardar Banovina or Vardar Banate or Vardarska Banovina (Vardarska banovina, Вардарска бановина) was a province (banovina) of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia between 1929 and 1941.
Vittorio Ambrosio (28 July 1879 – 19 November 1958) was an Italian general who served in the Italo-Turkish War, World War I, and World War II.
Vladimir Cukavac was a general in the Royal Yugoslav Army who commanded the 5th Army during the German-led Axis invasion of Yugoslavia of April 1941 during World War II.
Vojvodina (Војводина), officially the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina (Аутономна Покрајина Војводина / Autonomna Pokrajina Vojvodina; see Names in other languages), is an autonomous province of Serbia, located in the northern part of the country, in the Pannonian Plain.
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Heinrich Alfred Hermann Walther von Brauchitsch (4 October 1881 – 18 October 1948) was a German field marshal and the Commander-in-Chief of the German Army in the early years of World War II.
The Weiss WM-21 Sólyom (Falcon) was a 1930s Hungarian light bomber and reconnaissance biplane developed by the Manfred Weiss company from the earlier WM-16 which was based on the Fokker C.V.
Why We Fight is a series of seven documentary films commissioned by the United States government for propaganda during World War II whose purpose was to show American soldiers the reason for U.S. involvement in the war.
Siegmund Wilhelm Walther List (14 May 1880 – 17 August 1971) was a German field marshal during World War II, and at the start of the war was based in Slovakia in command of the 14th Army.
Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen (10 October 1895 – 12 July 1945) was a German Generalfeldmarschall (Field Marshal) of the Luftwaffe (German Air Force) during the Second World War.
World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.
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.
Military operations in World War II on the territory of Yugoslavia started on 6 April 1941, when the kingdom was swiftly conquered by Axis forces and partitioned between Germany, Italy, Hungary, Bulgaria and client regimes.
The XIV Panzer Corps was originally formed as the XIV Motorised Corps in Magdeburg in 1938 to take command of units in the process of motorization, where it was placed under the leadership of Gustav von Wietersheim.
The Yugoslav coup d'état occurred on 27 March 1941 in Belgrade, Kingdom of Yugoslavia.
Yugoslav PartisansSerbo-Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene: Partizani, Партизани or the National Liberation Army,Narodnooslobodilačka vojska (NOV), Народноослободилачка војска (НОВ); Народноослободителна војска (НОВ); Narodnoosvobodilna vojska (NOV) officially the National Liberation Army and Partisan Detachments of Yugoslavia,Narodnooslobodilačka vojska i partizanski odredi Jugoslavije (NOV i POJ), Народноослободилачка војска и партизански одреди Југославије (НОВ и ПОЈ); Народноослободителна војска и партизански одреди на Југославија (НОВ и ПОЈ); Narodnoosvobodilna vojska in partizanski odredi Jugoslavije (NOV in POJ) was Europe's most effective anti-Nazi resistance movement, often compared to the Polish resistance movement, albeit the latter was an exceptional, non-communist autonomic movement.
'Yugoslavia' (Serbo-Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene: Jugoslavija, Југославија), once spelled and called "Jugoslavia", was a country in Southeast Europe during most of the 20th century.
Zadar (see other names) is the 5th largest city in Croatia situated on the Adriatic Sea.
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Zagreb (names in other languages) is the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Croatia.
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The Zeta Banovina or Zeta Banate (Serbo-Croatian: Зетска бановина/Zetska banovina) was a province (banovina) of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia between 1929 and 1941.
The 12th Army (German: 12. Armee) was a World War II field army.
The 1st Army was a Royal Yugoslav Army formation commanded by Armijski đeneral Milan Rađenković during the German-led Axis invasion of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in April 1941 during World War II.
The 1st Panzer Army (1.) was a German tank army which was a large armoured formation of the Wehrmacht during World War II.
The 2nd Army (German: 2. Armee Oberkommando) was a World War II field army.
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April War, April war, Aprilska vojna, Aprilski rat, Aufmarsch 25, Axis invasion of Yugoslavia, Battle of Yugoslavia, German invasion of Yugoslavia, Germany invaded Yugoslavia, Italian invasion of Yugoslavia, Operation 25, Operation Strafgericht, Strafgericht, Travanjski rat.