Vladimir Čukavac

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Vladimir Cukavac
Vladimir Cukavac.jpg
Native name Владимир Цукавац
Allegiance  Yugoslavia
Service/branch Royal Yugoslav Army
Rank General
Commands held 5th Army
Battles/wars Invasion of Yugoslavia (1941)

Vladimir Cukavac was a general in the Royal Yugoslav Army who commanded the 5th Army during the German-led Axis invasion of Yugoslavia of April 1941 during World War II.[1] Cukavac's command consisted of the Timok, Toplica, Drina, Morava and Kosovo Divisions, and the Vlasnica and Kalna Detachments. The 5th Army was responsible for the Romanian and Bulgarian borders between the Iron Gates and the Greek border.[2]


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