Croatian Military Personnel of World War Ii: Slavko Kvaternik, Ivan Babi , Mato Dukovac, Eduard Bona Buni , Vladimir Kren, Rafael Boban Books LLC

ISBN: 9781157319443

Published: May 29th 2010

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Croatian Military Personnel of World War Ii: Slavko Kvaternik, Ivan Babi , Mato Dukovac, Eduard Bona Buni , Vladimir Kren, Rafael Boban  by  Books LLC

Croatian Military Personnel of World War Ii: Slavko Kvaternik, Ivan Babi , Mato Dukovac, Eduard Bona Buni , Vladimir Kren, Rafael Boban by Books LLC
May 29th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 24 pages | ISBN: 9781157319443 | 7.36 Mb

Chapters: Slavko Kvaternik, Ivan Babi, Mato Dukovac, Eduard Bona Buni, Vladimir Kren, Rafael Boban, Josip Metzger. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 22. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers bookMoreChapters: Slavko Kvaternik, Ivan Babi, Mato Dukovac, Eduard Bona Buni, Vladimir Kren, Rafael Boban, Josip Metzger.

Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 22. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Slavko Kvaternik (August 25, 1878 - June 7, 1947) was a Croatian military commander.

He was noted for military service in World War I, later as a deputy leader and founding member of the Croatian Ustaa movement in the 1930s who then became one of the leaders of the Independent State of Croatia during World War II. Kvaternik was born in Vucinic Selo near Vrbovsko. During World War I, Kvaternik served as an adjutant of field marshal Svetozar Boroevi and was awarded the Iron Cross 1st Class.

In 1918 he joined the newly-formed National Council of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs, becoming the army chief of general staff. At the end of the year, Kvaternik commanded Croatian troops during the successful campaign in Meimurje against the Hungarian army. After the German invasion of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia on April 6, 1941, the Ustae formed their government with Ante Paveli as leader.

Four days later Kvaternik proclaimed the establishment of the Independent State of Croatia (NDH) and formed the first Ustashi government. At the same time, at Kvaterniks request, Vladko Maek (the leader of the Croatian Peasant Party, who had refused to cooperate with the Germans when they requested he lead the new nation) told the people to cooperate with the new regime.

Kvaterniks position at this time was commander-in-chief of the Croatian Armed Forces. This carried the title of vojskovoa (marshal). The Croatian Home Guard was established on April 11. He stayed at this position until his retirement in 1943. He was awarded the 1st Class Cross of the Military Order of the Iron Trefoil during his service to the NDH. This award g...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=3608628



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