Dimitrije Živković

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General
Dimitrije Živković
Native name Димитрије Живковић
Allegiance  Yugoslavia
Service/branch Royal Yugoslav Army
Rank General
Commands held 6th Army
Battles/wars Invasion of Yugoslavia (1941)

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.[1] Živković's command consisted of the Banat, Srem, Dunav, Krajina and Cer Divisions, and the 2nd Cavalry Division. The 6th Army was originally intended to form the strategic reserve for the VKJ. It was deployed around Belgrade and in the Banat region east of the Tisza. It held two infantry divisions in reserve in the lower Morava valley.[2]

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  1. ^ Loi 1978, p. 44.
  2. ^ U.S. Army 1986, p. 37.

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