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Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician, demagogue, and revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; 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.
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.
Alexander I (– 9 October 1934), also known as Alexander the Unifier, served as a prince regent of the Kingdom of Serbia from 1914 and later became King of Yugoslavia from 1921 to 1934 (prior to 1929 the state was known as the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes).
Andrej Gosar (30 November 1887 – 21 April 1970) was a Slovenian and Yugoslav politician, sociologist, economist and political theorist.
Annexation (Latin ad, to, and nexus, joining) is the administrative action and concept in international law relating to the forcible transition of one state's territory by another state.
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).
In military organizations, an artillery battery is a unit of artillery, mortars, rocket artillery, multiple rocket launchers, surface to surface missiles, ballistic missiles, cruise missiles etc, so grouped to facilitate better battlefield communication and command and control, as well as to provide dispersion for its constituent gunnery crews and their systems.
Austria in the time of National Socialism describes the period of Austrian history from March 12, 1938 when Austria was annexed by Nazi Germany (the event is commonly known as Anschluss) until the end of World War II in 1945.
Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Dual Monarchy in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire (the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council, or Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary (Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen or Transleithania) that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867.
The Axis powers (Achsenmächte; Potenze dell'Asse; 枢軸国 Sūjikukoku), also known as the Axis and the Rome–Berlin–Tokyo Axis, were the nations that fought in World War II against the Allied forces.
Čabar is a town in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County in western Croatia.
Črnomelj (in older sources also Černomelj, TschernemblLeksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 4.) is a town in southeastern Slovenia.
Škofja Loka (Bischoflack) is a town in Slovenia.
Šoštanj (Schönstein) is a town in northern Slovenia.
Žirovski Vrh is a dispersed settlement in the hills east of Žiri in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia.
Bad Radkersburg (Radgona; archaic Regede) is a spa town in the southeast of the Austrian state of Styria, in the district of Südoststeiermark.
Bakar (Buccari, Szádrév) is a town in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County in western Croatia.
The Battle of France, also known as the Fall of France, was the German invasion of France and the Low Countries during the Second World War.
Bjelovar (Belovár, Bellowar, Kajkavian: Belovar) is a city in central Croatia.
Blegoš, with an elevation of, is the second highest peak in the Škofja Loka Hills of Upper Carniola (northwestern Slovenia), after Ratitovec.
Bleiburg (Pliberk) is a small town in the south Austrian state of Carinthia (Koroška), south-east of Klagenfurt, in the district of Völkermarkt, some four kilometres (2.5 miles) from the border with Slovenia.
Bosnia (Bosna/Босна) is the northern region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, encompassing roughly 81% of the country; the other eponymous region, the southern part, is Herzegovina.
Brce (Berze) is a small settlement in the hills west of Ilirska Bistrica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.
Brežice (RannLeksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 4: Štajersko. 1904. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 6.) is a town in eastern Slovenia in the Lower Sava Valley, near the Croatian border.
Brege is a small village south of Krško in eastern Slovenia.
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.
In the United States Armed Forces, brigadier general (BG, BGen, or Brig Gen) is a one-star general officer with the pay grade of O-7 in the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Air Force.
The Bristol Blenheim is a British light bomber aircraft designed and built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company (Bristol) which was used extensively in the first two years and in some cases throughout the Second World War.
Celje is the third-largest town in Slovenia.
Cerklje ob Krki Airport (Letališče Cerklje ob Krki) is the only military airport in Slovenia, and a civilian airport.
This is a list of the Chiefs of the General Staff of the Royal Yugoslav Army from 1918 to 1945, the Yugoslav People's Army from 1945 to 1992 and the Armed Forces of Serbia and Montenegro (officially named the Armed Forces of Yugoslavia between 1992 and 2003) from 1992 to 2006.
In the United States Army, Marine Corps, and Air Force, colonel is the most senior field grade military officer rank, immediately above the rank of lieutenant colonel and immediately below the rank of brigadier general.
Combined arms is an approach to warfare which seeks to integrate different combat arms of a military to achieve mutually complementary effects (for example, using infantry and armor in an urban environment, where one supports the other, or both support each other).
A company is a military unit, typically consisting of 80–150 soldiers and usually commanded by a major or a captain.
Croats (Hrvati) or Croatians are a nation and South Slavic ethnic group native to Croatia.
Delnice is a town in western Croatia, the largest settlement in the mountainous region of Gorski Kotar, in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County.
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 Drava or Drave by Jürgen Utrata (2014).
The Drava Banovina or Drava Banate (Dravska banovina) was a province (banovina) of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia between 1929 and 1941.
The Dravinja (Drann) is the largest tributary of the Drava River in Slovenia.
Dravograd (Unterdrauburg) is a small town in northern Slovenia, close to the border with Austria.
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.
Dušan Trifunović (1 March 1880 – 28 February 1942) was a divisional general in the Royal Yugoslav Army who commanded the 7th Army during the German-led Axis invasion of Yugoslavia of April 1941 during World War II.
Encirclement is a military term for the situation when a force or target is isolated and surrounded by enemy forces.
Fürstenfeld (Fölöstöm) is a town and a district in southeastern Austria.
Federico Romero Saráchaga (11 November 1886 – 30 June 1976) was a Spanish poet and essayist.
Feldbach (Vrbna) is a town in the southeast of the Austrian state of Styria, near the Slovenian and Hungarian border.
A field army (or numbered army or simply army) is a military formation in many armed forces, composed of two or more corps and may be subordinate to an army group.
A fifth column is any group of people who undermine a larger group from within, usually in favour of an enemy group or nation.
A general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations' air forces or marines.
Generaloberst, in English Colonel General, was, in Germany and Austria-Hungary—the German Reichswehr and Wehrmacht, the Austro-Hungarian Common Army, and the East German National People's Army, as well as the respective police services—the second highest general officer rank, ranking above full general but below general field marshal.
The Military Administration in France (Militärverwaltung in Frankreich; Occupation de la France par l'Allemagne) was an interim occupation authority established by Nazi Germany during World War II to administer the occupied zone in areas of northern and western France.
The Germans of Yugoslavia (Jugoslawiendeutsche, njemački/nemački Jugoslaveni, њемачки/немачки Југословени) are people of German descent who live in Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, or Slovenia.
Gerovo is a village in Croatia.
Gornja Radgona (German: Oberradkersburg Prekmurje Slovene: Gorenja Radgonja, Felsőregede) is a town in Slovenia.
Gorski Kotar (Gorski kotar,; 'Highlands' or 'Mountain District') is the mountainous region in Croatia between Karlovac and Rijeka.
Grahovo (or, GrachowoLeksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 120.) is a village on the eastern shores of Lake Cerknica in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.
Graz is the capital of Styria and the second-largest city in Austria after Vienna.
Grosuplje (Großlupp)Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol.
Hauptmann is a German word usually translated as captain when it is used as an officer's rank in the German, Austrian and Swiss armies.
The Hawker Hurricane is a British single-seat fighter aircraft of the 1930s–1940s that was designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd.
Hegemony (or) is the political, economic, or military predominance or control of one state over others.
Hlavče Njive is a small settlement in the hills above the Poljane Sora Valley in the Municipality of Gorenja Vas–Poljane in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia.
Karl Hubert Lanz (22 May 1896 – 15 August 1982) was a German general (General der Gebirgstruppe) in the Wehrmacht during the Second World War, in which he led units in the Eastern Front and in the Balkans.
The Ikarus IK-2 was a 1930s high-wing, single-seat, monoplane fighter aircraft of Yugoslav design built for the Royal Yugoslav Air Force.
The Independent State of Croatia (Nezavisna Država Hrvatska, NDH; Unabhängiger Staat Kroatien; Stato Indipendente di Croazia) was a World War II fascist puppet state of Germany and Italy.
Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.
The Invasion of Poland, known in Poland as the September Campaign (Kampania wrześniowa) or the 1939 Defensive War (Wojna obronna 1939 roku), and in Germany as the Poland Campaign (Polenfeldzug) or Fall Weiss ("Case White"), was a joint invasion of Poland by Germany, the Soviet Union, the Free City of Danzig, and a small Slovak contingent that marked the beginning of World War II.
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.
Jagdgeschwader 27 (JG 27) "Afrika" was a fighter wing of the air force of Nazi Germany (Luftwaffe) during World War II.
Jesenice (AsslingLeksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 144.) is a Slovenian town and the seat of the Municipality of Jesenice on the southern side of the Karawanks, bordering Austria to the north.
The Julian Alps (Julijske Alpe, Alpi Giulie) are a mountain range of the Southern Limestone Alps that stretch from northeastern Italy to Slovenia, where they rise to 2,864 m at Mount Triglav, the highest peak in Slovenia and of the former Yugoslavia.
The Junkers Ju 87 or Stuka (from Sturzkampfflugzeug, "dive bomber") is a German dive bomber and ground-attack aircraft.
The Kamnik–Savinja Alps (Kamniško-Savinjske Alpe) are a mountain range of the Southern Limestone Alps.
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 Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany and its allies during World War II and, to a lesser extent, of the German Empire in World War I. It also referred to bomber groups in Luftwaffe usage, which themselves consisted of three or four Staffeln (squadrons), and usually (but not exclusively) existed within Kampfgeschwader bomber wings of three or four Kampfgruppen per wing.
Kapelski Vrh is a settlement in the Municipality of Radenci in northeastern Slovenia.
The Karawanks or Karavankas or Karavanks (Karavanke, Karawanken) are a mountain range of the Southern Limestone Alps on the border between Slovenia to the south and Austria to the north.
The Karawanks Tunnel (Karawankentunnel, Predor Karavanke) is the fourth longest railway tunnel in Austria and the longest in Slovenia with a length of (4.96 miles).
Karlobag (Carlopago) is a seaside municipality on the Adriatic coast in Croatia, located underneath Velebit overlooking the island of Pag, west of Gospić and south of Senj.
Karlovac (is a city and municipality in central Croatia. According to the National census held in 2011 population of the settlement of Karlovac was 55,705. Karlovac is the administrative centre of Karlovac County. The city is located on the Zagreb-Rijeka highway and railway line, south-west of Zagreb and from Rijeka.
The Kingdom of Bulgaria (Царство България, Tsarstvo Bǎlgariya), also referred to as the Tsardom of Bulgaria and the Third Bulgarian Tsardom, was a constitutional monarchy in Eastern and Southeastern Europe, which was established on 5 October (O.S. 22 September) 1908 when the Bulgarian state was raised from a principality to a kingdom.
The Kingdom of Hungary was a monarchy in Central Europe that existed from the Middle Ages into the twentieth century (1000–1946 with the exception of 1918–1920).
The Kingdom of Italy (Regno d'Italia) was a state which existed from 1861—when King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia was proclaimed King of Italy—until 1946—when a constitutional referendum led civil discontent to abandon the monarchy and form the modern Italian Republic.
The Kingdom of Montenegro (Serbian: Краљевина Црнa Горa / Kraljevina Crna Gora), was a monarchy in southeastern Europe, present day Montenegro, during the tumultuous years on the Balkan Peninsula leading up to and during World War I. Legally it was a constitutional monarchy, but absolutist in practice.
The Kingdom of Serbia (Краљевина Србија / Kraljevina Srbija), often rendered as Servia in English sources during the time of its existence, was created when Milan I, ruler of the Principality of Serbia, was proclaimed king in 1882.
The Kingdom of Yugoslavia (Serbo-Croatian, Slovene: Kraljevina Jugoslavija, Краљевина Југославија; Кралство Југославија) was a state in Southeast Europe and Central Europe, that existed from 1918 until 1941, during the interwar period and beginning of World War II.
Klana (Clana) is a municipality in Primorje-Gorski Kotar County in western Croatia.
Kraljevica (known as Porto Re in Italian and literally translated as "King's cove" in English) is a town in the Kvarner region of Croatia, located between Rijeka and Crikvenica, approximately thirty kilometers from Opatija and near the entrance to the bridge to the island of Krk.
Kranj (Krainburg) is the fourth-largest city in Slovenia, with a population of 37,373 (2015).
Kranjska Gora (Kronau, Monte Cragnisca) is a town in northwestern Slovenia, on the Sava Dolinka River in the Upper Carniola region, close to the Austrian and Italian borders.
Krapina is a town in northern Croatia and the administrative centre of Krapina-Zagorje County with a population of 4,482 (2011) and a total municipality population of 12,480 (2011).
The Krka (Gurk, Corcoras) is a river in southeastern Slovenia (the traditional region of Lower Carniola), a right tributary of the Sava.
The Kupa (Croatian and Serbian pronunciation) or Kolpa (or; from Colapis in Roman times) river, a right tributary of the Sava, forms a natural border between north-west Croatia and southeast Slovenia.
Lašče is a small settlement in the hills south of Borovnica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.
Laktaši (Лакташи) is a town and municipality located in Republika Srpska, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Leon Rupnik, also known as Lav Rupnik or Lev Rupnik (10 August 1880 – 4 September 1946) was a Slovene general in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia who collaborated with the Fascist Italian and Nazi German occupation forces during World War II.
LI Army Corps (LI.) was an infantry corps of the German Army during World War II that participated in the invasion of Yugoslavia.
In the United States Army, United States Marine Corps, and the United States Air Force, 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.
A light bomber is a relatively small and fast type of military bomber aircraft that was primarily employed before the 1950s.
Adolf Hitler's directives or Führer's directives (Führerbefehle) were instructions and strategic plans issued by Adolf Hitler himself.
Ljubljana (locally also; also known by other, historical names) is the capital and largest city of Slovenia.
Logatec (Loitsch,Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 120. Longatico) is a town in Slovenia.
The Loibl Pass (Loiblpass) or Ljubelj Pass (prelaz Ljubelj) is a high mountain pass in the Karawanks chain of the Southern Limestone Alps, linking Austria with Slovenia.
Lokve (Loque) is a Croatian municipality of Primorje–Gorski Kotar County.
The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.
In the United States Army, United States Marine Corps, and United States Air Force, major general is a two-star general-officer rank, with the pay grade of O-8.
Maribor (German: Marburg an der Drau) is the second-largest city in Slovenia and the largest city of the traditional region of Lower Styria.
Marko Natlačen (24 April 1886 – 13 October 1942) was a Slovenian politician and jurist, who also served as the last ban (Governor) of the Drava Banovina in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.
Maximilian von Weichs (12 November 1881 – 27 September 1954) was a field marshal in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II.
A medium bomber is a military bomber aircraft designed to operate with medium-sized bombloads over medium range distances; the name serves to distinguish this type from larger heavy bombers and smaller light bombers.
The Messerschmitt Bf 109 is a German World War II fighter aircraft that was the backbone of the Luftwaffe's fighter force.
Military organization or military organisation is the structuring of the armed forces of a state so as to offer military capability required by the national defense policy.
Milorad Petrović (Милорад Петровић; 18 April 1882 – 12 June 1981) was an Army General 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.
Mislinja (MisslingLeksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 4: Štajersko. 1904. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 266.) is a settlement in northern Slovenia.
Mobilization, in military terminology, is the act of assembling and readying troops and supplies for war.
The Municipality of Bloke (Občina Bloke) is a municipality in Slovenia.
The Municipality of Jezersko (Občina Jezersko) is a municipality in northern Slovenia.
The Municipality of Lenart (Občina Lenart) is a municipality in northeastern Slovenia.
The Municipality of Pesnica (Občina Pesnica) is a municipality in northeastern Slovenia.
The Mur or Mura (or;;; Prekmurje Slovene: MüraNovak, Vilko. 2006. Slovar stare knjižne prekmurščine. Ljubljana: ZRC SAZU, pp. 262, 269. or Möra) is a river in Central Europe rising in the Hohe Tauern national park of the Central Eastern Alps in Austria with its source being above sea level.
Mureck (Cmurek, archaic: Cmürek) is a municipality in the district of Südoststeiermark in the Austrian state of Styria.
Murska Sobota (Slovene abbreviation: MS; Olsnitz;Radkersburg und Luttenberg (map, 1:75,000). 1894. Vienna: K.u.k. Militärgeographisches Institut. Muraszombat) is a city in northeastern Slovenia.
Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
Novo Mesto (Novo mesto; also known by other alternative names) is the city on a bend of the Krka River in the City Municipality of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia.
Ogulin is a town in north-western Croatia, in Karlovac County.
Ormož (Ormosd, Friedau, Prekmurje Slovene: Ormošd) is a town in the traditional region of Prlekija, part of Styria, in northeastern Slovenia.
Otočac is a town in Croatia, former bishopric and present Latin Catholic titular see.
The Pesnica (Pößnitz) is a river in Styria, southeastern Austria and Styria, northeastern Slovenia.
A pioneer is a soldier employed to perform engineering and construction tasks.
Pohorje, also known as the Pohorje Massif or the Pohorje Mountains (Bachergebirge, Bacherngebirge or often simply Bachern), is a mostly wooded, medium-high mountain range south of the Drava River in northeastern Slovenia.
Poljana is a settlement on the left bank of the Meža River in the Municipality of Prevalje in the Carinthia region in northern Slovenia, close to the border with Austria.
Potez 25 (also written as Potez XXV) was a French twin-seat, single-engine biplane designed during the 1920s.
Pregrada is a town and municipality in Krapina-Zagorje County in Croatia.
Prezid is a small settlement in the hills north of Logatec in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.
The Prime Minister of Yugoslavia was the head of government of the Yugoslav state, from the creation of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes in 1918 until the breakup of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in 1992.
Ptuj (Pettau; Poetovium/Poetovio) is a town in northeastern Slovenia that is the seat of the Municipality of Ptuj.
A puppet state is a state that is supposedly independent but is in fact dependent upon an outside power.
Questia is an online commercial digital library of books and articles that has an academic orientation, with a particular emphasis on books and journal articles in the humanities and social sciences.
Radenci (Bad Radein) is a town on the right bank of the Mura River in the Mura Statistical Region of northeastern Slovenia.
Radovljica (Radmannsdorf) is a town in the Upper Carniola region of northern Slovenia.
The Italian Royal Air Force (Regia Aeronautica Italiana) was the name of the air force of the Kingdom of Italy.
Ribnica is a settlement on the right bank of the Sava River in the Municipality of Brežice in eastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia.
Rijeka (Fiume; Reka; Sankt Veit am Flaum; see other names) is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split).
The Rječina (Eneo; Flaum), also known as the Fiumara, is a river in Croatia that flows into the Adriatic Sea at the city of Rijeka (Fiume).
Rovine is a village in the municipality of Gradiška, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Army of the Kingdom of Serbia (Војска Краљевине Србије, Vojska Kraljevine Srbije), known in English as the Royal Serbian Army, was the army of the Kingdom of Serbia that existed between 1882 and 1918, succeeding the Armed forces of the Principality of Serbia and preceding the Royal Yugoslav Army.
The Royal Yugoslav Army (Jugoslavenska vojska, Југословенска војска) or Army of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes was the armed force of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (later the Kingdom of Yugoslavia) from the state's formation in December 1918 until its surrender to the Axis powers on 17 April 1941.
The Royal Yugoslav Army Air Force (Zrakoplovstvo vojske Kraljevine Jugoslavije, Ваздухопловство војске Краљевине Југославије; ВВКЈ), 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.
Rupnik Line (Rupnikova linija), named after the Slovene general in the Yugoslav army, Leon Rupnik, was a line of fortifications and weapons installations that Yugoslavia constructed along its terrestrial western and northern border.
Sarajevo (see names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a population of 275,524 in its current administrative limits.
The Sava (Сава) is a river in Central and Southeastern Europe, a right tributary of the Danube.
The Sava Bohinjka is a headwater of the Sava River in northwestern Slovenia.
Savci is a settlement in the Slovene Hills (Slovenske gorice) in the Municipality of Sveti Tomaž in northeastern Slovenia.
The Savinja is a river in northeast Slovenia which flows mostly in the Upper and Lower Savinja Valley (Zgornja in Spodnja Savinjska dolina) and through the cities of Celje and Laško.
The 2nd Army (Italian: 2^ Armata) was a World War I and World War II field army.
Seeberg Saddle (Seebergsattel, Jezerski vrh), also just Seeberg (Jezersko) is a high mountain pass connecting Bad Eisenkappel in the Austrian state of Carinthia with Jezersko in the Slovenian region of Carinthia.
Selca (in older sources also Selce,Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 62. Selzach) is a village in the Municipality of Železniki in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia.
The Serbs (Срби / Srbi) are a South Slavic ethnic group that formed in the Balkans.
Slivnica is a peak in the Dinaric Alps in Slovenia, southeast of Cerknica on the edge of the plain defined by Lake Cerknica.
The (First) Slovak Republic (Slovenská republika), otherwise known as the Slovak State (Slovenský štát), was a client state of Nazi Germany which existed between 14 March 1939 and 4 April 1945.
The Slovenes, also called as Slovenians (Slovenci), are a nation and South Slavic ethnic group native to Slovenia who share a common ancestry, culture, history and speak Slovenian as their first language.
Slovenj Gradec (Windischgrätz, after about 1900 Windischgraz) is a town in northern Slovenia.
Slovenska Bistrica (Windisch-Feistritz) is a town south of Maribor in eastern Slovenia.
Snežnik (Monte Nevoso) is a wide karst limestone plateau with an area of about in the Dinaric Alps of Slovenia.
Sodražica (SoderschitzLeksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 50.) is a town in southern Slovenia.
The Sora (German: Zayer or Zeier) is a right affluent of the Sava River in the northeastern part of Slovenia.
Spielfeld (Slovene: Špilje) is a former municipality in the district of Leibnitz in Austrian state of Styria.
Stari Trg pri Ložu (Stari trg pri Ložu) is a settlement and the administrative centre of the Municipality of Loška Dolina in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.
Steyr is a statutory city, located in the Austrian federal state of Upper Austria.
Sturzkampfgeschwader 77 (StG 77) was a dive bomber wing in the Luftwaffe of Nazi Germany during World War II.
Sušak (in Italian Sussak) is a part of the city of Rijeka in Croatia, where it composes the eastern part of the city, separated from the city center by the Rječina river, which in former times served as an international border.
The Supreme Command or High Command (Vrhovna komanda) was the highest headquarters of the armed forces of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia during wartime.
Sveta Trojica v Slovenskih Goricah (Sveta Trojica v Slovenskih goricah) is a settlement and a municipality in northeastern Slovenia.
Sveti Duh is a dispersed settlement in the hills northeast of Dravograd in the Carinthia region in northern Slovenia.
Topusko is a commune in Sisak-Moslavina County, Croatia.
Tržič (Neumarktl) is a town and municipality in northern Slovenia, close to the Austrian border.
Trebnje is a town in southeastern Slovenia.
Trench warfare is a type of land warfare using occupied fighting lines consisting largely of military trenches, in which troops are well-protected from the enemy's small arms fire and are substantially sheltered from artillery.
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, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Galeazzo Ciano and Saburō Kurusu.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The Ustasha – Croatian Revolutionary Movement (Ustaša – Hrvatski revolucionarni pokret), commonly known as Ustashe (Ustaše), was a Croatian fascist, racist, ultranationalist and terrorist organization, active, in its original form, between 1929 and 1945.
The V Corps was a corps of the Royal Italian Army during World War II that participated in the invasion of Yugoslavia.
Velike Lašče (Großlaschitz)Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol.
Vinice (WeinitzLeksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 50.) is a settlement in the Municipality of Sodražica in southern Slovenia.
Vrbovsko (Врбовско) is a town in western Croatia, situated at the far east of the mountainous region of Gorski Kotar in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County; on its 280 square kilometers area, Vrbovsko features 60 settlements and a total of 5,076 inhabitants.
Vrh Svetih Treh Kraljev is a dispersed settlement in the hills north of Rovte in the Municipality of Logatec in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.
Vrhnika (OberlaibachLeksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 120.) is a town in Slovenia.
Wiener Neustadt is a city located south of Vienna, in the state of Lower Austria, in north-east Austria.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The Wurzen Pass (Wurzenpass, Korensko sedlo) is a mountain pass in a col of the Karawanken mountain range in the Southern Limestone Alps, on the border between Radendorf in the Austrian state of Carinthia and Kranjska Gora in Slovenia.
The XI Corps was a corps of the Royal Italian Army during World War II that participated in the invasion of Yugoslavia.
XXXXIX Mountain Corps was a mountain corps of the German Army during World War II that participated in the invasion of Yugoslavia.
The Yugoslav coup d'état of 27 March 1941 in Belgrade, Kingdom of Yugoslavia, replaced the regency led by Prince Paul and installed King Peter II.
Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of Croatia.
Zaplana (SaplanaLeksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 120.) is a small village in the hills west of Vrhnika in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.
Zidani Most (Steinbrück) is a settlement in the Municipality of Laško in eastern Slovenia.
The 132nd Infantry Division (German: 132. Infanterie-Division) was a German division in World War II.
The 14th Infantry Division Isonzo was an infantry division of the Italian Army during World War II.
The 14th Panzer Division (14.) was an armoured division in the German Army during World War II.
The 183rd Infantry Division was a German infantry division in World War II that participated in the invasion of Yugoslavia.
The 1st Army Group was a Royal Yugoslav Army formation mobilised prior to the German-led Axis invasion of the Yugoslavia in April 1941 during World War II.
The 1st Cavalry Division was a horsed cavalry formation of the Royal Yugoslav Army that formed part of the Yugoslav 1st Army Group during the German-led Axis invasion of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in April 1941.
The 1st Mountain Division (1.) was an elite formation of the German Wehrmacht during World War II, and is remembered for its involvement in multiple large-scale war crimes.
The 2nd Army (German: 2. Armee Oberkommando) was a World War II field army.
The 32nd Infantry Division Triglavski was a Royal Yugoslav Army infantry formation raised prior to the German-led Axis invasion of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in April 1941.
The 3rd Alpine Group was a formation of the Royal Italian Army that participated in the Axis invasion of Yugoslavia during World War II.
The 4th Army was a Royal Yugoslav Army formation mobilised prior to the German-led Axis invasion of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in April 1941 during World War II.
The 538th Frontier Guard Division, also known as the Division z.b.V. 538. was a short-lived German division in World War II that participated in the invasion of Yugoslavia.