16th Vojvodina Division (Yugoslav Partisans)

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16th Vojvodina Division
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Flag of Democratic Federal Yugoslavia (used by the Partisans)
Country Democratic Federal Yugoslavia
Branch Yugoslav Partisan Army
Type infantry
Size division
Part of Partisan 3rd Corps
Partisan 12th Corps
Partisan 3rd Army
Engagements World War II in Yugoslavia
* Operation Osterei
* Operation Maiglöckchen
* Operation Vollmond
* Operation Heiderose
* Belgrade Offensive
* Syrmian Front
* Operation Wehrwolf (Yugoslavia)
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Danilo Lekić

The 16th Vojvodina Division (Serbo-Croatian: Šesnaesta vojvođanska divizija) was a Yugoslav Partisan division that fought against the Germans, Independent State of Croatia (NDH) and Chetniks in occupied Democratic Federal Yugoslavia during World War II. When it was created it consisted mostly of Serbs recruited from Hungarian–occupied Bačka. As part of the Partisan 3rd Corps then Partisan 12th Corps it spent most of 1944 engaged in hard fighting against the 13th Waffen Mountain Division of the SS Handschar (1st Croatian) in eastern Bosnia.

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