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9th Guards Brigade (Croatia)

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Croatia's 9th Guard Brigade - named "The Wolves" - was Croatian Army's guard brigade formed in 1992 in wake of Croatian War of Independence. [1]

12 relations: Army, Brigade, Croatia, Croatian War of Independence, Gospić, Janko Bobetko, Lika, Mechanized Guard Brigade (Croatia), Mirko Norac, Operation Maslenica, Operation Medak Pocket, Operation Storm.

Army

An army (from Latin arma "arms, weapons" via Old French armée, "armed" (feminine)) or land force is a fighting force that fights primarily on land.

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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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Croatia

Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea.

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Croatian War of Independence

The Croatian War of Independence was fought from 1991 to 1995 between Croat forces loyal to the government of Croatia—which had declared independence from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY)—and the Serb-controlled Yugoslav People's Army (JNA) and local Serb forces, with the JNA ending its combat operations in Croatia by 1992.

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Gospić

Gospić is a town and municipality in the mountainous and sparsely populated region of Lika, Croatia.

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Janko Bobetko

Janko Bobetko (10 January 1919 – 29 April 2003) was a Croatian general who had participated in World War II and later in the Croatian War of Independence.

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Lika

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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Mechanized Guard Brigade (Croatia)

The Mechanized Guards Brigade is one of the two main tactical components of the Croatian Army.

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Mirko Norac

Mirko Norac Kevo (born 19 September 1967) is a former general of the Croatian Army.

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Operation Maslenica

Operation Maslenica was a Croatian Army offensive launched in January 1993 to retake territory in northern Dalmatia and Lika from Krajina Serb forces, with the stated military objective of pushing the Serbs back from approaches to Zadar, Maslenica and Karlobag, allowing a secure land route between Dalmatia and northern Croatia to be opened.

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Operation Medak Pocket

Operation Medak Pocket (Operacija Medački džep, Операција Медачки џеп) was a military operation undertaken by the Croatian Army between 9 – 17 September 1993, in which a salient reaching the south suburbs of Gospić, in the south-central Lika region of Croatia then under the control of the self-proclaimed Republic of Serbian Krajina, was attacked by Croatian forces.

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Operation Storm

Operation Storm (Operacija Oluja, Операција Олуја) was the last major battle of the Croatian War of Independence and a major factor in the outcome of the Bosnian War.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/9th_Guards_Brigade_(Croatia)

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