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Operation Bora is a focused initiative to improve articles pertaining to the World War II history of Yugoslavia to featured status. It calls for collaboration on a span of battles, biographies, and factions. Operation Bora includes 28 featured articles (22 of which have appeared on the main page), three featured lists (two of which have appeared on the main page), and four Good Topics.

Progress[edit]

Featured Articles/Lists: 12.6% complete
MILHIST A-Class Articles/Lists or higher: 22.9% complete
Good Articles or higher: 41.1% complete
MILHIST B-Class Articles/Lists or higher: 49.4% complete

Ratings[edit]

Summary[edit]

No. Article Grade GA listing A listing FA listing Notes
1 World War II in Yugoslavia Start

Historiography[edit]

No. Article Grade GA listing A listing FA listing Notes
1 Noel Malcolm B
2 Philip J. Cohen B Failed GAN
3 Stevan K. Pavlowitch Start
4 Jozo Tomasevich C
5 Marko Attila Hoare Start

Battles and events[edit]

No. Article Grade GA listing A listing FA listing Notes
1 Yugoslav coup d'état GA May 18, 2013 A fact from this article was featured on Wikipedia's Main Page in the On this day... section on March 27, 2016.
2 Operation Retribution (1941) A-Class article A July 27, 2013 January 21, 2017
3 Invasion of Yugoslavia C Current No. 1 priority for Operation Bora
4 Yugoslav order of battle prior to the invasion of Yugoslavia Featured list FL N/A August 25, 2013 October 28. 2013 Was "Today's featured list" on April 6, 2015: 9,906 views [1]
5 Axis order of battle for the invasion of Yugoslavia Featured list FL N/A August 25, 2013 May 19, 2014 Was "Today's featured list" on February 2, 2015: 10,778 views [2]
6 Occupation of Yugoslavia Article for creation
7 June 1941 uprising in eastern Herzegovina Featured article FA June 10, 2014 September 23, 2014 January 5, 2015 Was "Today's featured article" for June 23, 2017: 37,954 views [3]
8 Uprising in Serbia (1941) Start
9 Operation Uzice (1st EO) C
10 Operations Southeast Croatia and Ozren (2nd EO) A-Class article A December 17, 2012 July 22, 2013
11 Operation Trio (3rd EO) A-Class article A December 11, 2012 January 23, 2013
12 1942 Montenegro offensive (3rd EO) Stub
13 Kozara Offensive Start
14 Operation Alfa GA December 18, 2012
15 Case White (4th EO) Start
16 Case Black (5th EO) Start
17 Operations Kugelblitz and Schneesturm (6th EO) Start
18 Operation Rösselsprung (7th EO) A-Class article A December 17, 2012 October 5, 2014
19 Belgrade Offensive Start
20 Syrmian Front Start
21 Kosovo Operation (1944) Stub
22 The Holocaust in Albania GA 28 May 2013 Failed FA-class review
23 The Holocaust in Yugoslavia Draft in progress
24 Timeline of World War II in Yugoslavia Start Article for creation
25 Air warfare in Yugoslavia (1941–45) Start
26 German–Yugoslav Partisan negotiations Featured article FA June 23, 2014 November 8, 2014 March 24, 2015 Was "Today's featured article" on March 11, 2017 - 74th anniversary of the commencement of the negotiations - 37,045 views
27 Battle of Loznica (1941) GA July 25, 2015
28 Gudovac massacre Featured article FA April 30, 2016 Was "Today's Featured Article" on April 28, 2017 - 76th anniversary of the massacre: 48,115 views
29 Yugoslav accession to the Tripartite Pact Start

Factions, commanders, and notable officials[edit]

Kingdom of Yugoslavia[edit]

No. Article Grade GA listing A listing FA listing Notes
1 Peter II of Yugoslavia Start
2 Yugoslav government-in-exile Start
3 Dragiša Cvetković Stub
4 Dušan Simović Stub
5 Slobodan Jovanović Start
6 Miloš Trifunović Article for creation
7 Božidar Purić Stub
8 Ivan Šubašić Start
9 Radoje Knežević B
10 Supreme Command (Kingdom of Yugoslavia) C
11 Aleksandar Cincar-Marković
Royal Yugoslav Army[edit]
No. Article Grade GA listing A listing FA listing Notes
1 Royal Yugoslav Army Start
2 4th Army (Kingdom of Yugoslavia) A-Class article A June 10, 2014 January 30, 2015
3 7th Army (Kingdom of Yugoslavia) Featured article FA June 21, 2014 January 15, 2015 April 23, 2016 Was Today's Featured Article on April 6, 2017: 36,329 views
4 1st Army Group (Kingdom of Yugoslavia) GA July 4, 2014
5 1st Army (Kingdom of Yugoslavia) GA August 21, 2014
6 2nd Army (Kingdom of Yugoslavia) GA July 11, 2014
7 2nd Army Group (Kingdom of Yugoslavia) GA July 6, 2014
8 1st Cavalry Division (Kingdom of Yugoslavia) A-Class article A December 16, 2015 January 19, 2016
9 27th Infantry Division Savska A-Class article A December 16, 2015 February 13, 2016
10 32nd Infantry Division Triglavski GA January 16, 2017
11 40th Infantry Division Slavonska A-Class article A January 25, 2016 May 28, 2016
Royal Yugoslav Navy[edit]
No. Article Grade GA listing A/AL listing FA/FL listing Notes
1 Royal Yugoslav Navy A-Class article A October 2, 2016 November 21, 2016 Needs addition of material from Terzic before FAC nom
2 Yugoslav cruiser Dalmacija GA December 18, 2012
3 Yugoslav destroyer Dubrovnik Featured article FA May 22, 2015 July 2, 2015 January 16, 2017 Potential TFA for April 24, 2018, 73rd anniversary of her scuttling
4 Beograd-class destroyer Featured article FA November 16, 2016 February 4, 2017 July 25, 2017 Today's Featured Article on the main page of November 20, 2017: 43,417 views
5 Yugoslav destroyer Beograd GA November 3, 2016 July 19, 2017
6 Yugoslav destroyer Ljubljana GA September 1, 2016
7 Yugoslav destroyer Zagreb GA November 7, 2016
8 Yugoslav corvette Nada GA February 14, 2017
9 Yugoslav gunboat Beli Orao GA March 18, 2017
10 250t-class torpedo boat Featured article FA May 25, 2015 August 3, 2015 June 23, 2017 Today's Featured Article on the main page of February 1, 2018: 41, 764 views
11 Yugoslav torpedo boat T1 Featured article FA April 28, 2015 May 13, 2015 September 3, 2016 Was Today's Featured Article on the main page of December 15, 2016: 47,623 views
12 Yugoslav torpedo boat T2 GA February 17, 2017
13 Yugoslav torpedo boat T3 Featured article FA May 1, 2015 August 5, 2016 April 13, 2017 Was Today's Featured Article on the main page of August 23, 2017: 33,460 views
14 Yugoslav torpedo boat T4 GA February 17, 2017
15 Yugoslav torpedo boat T5 Featured article FA December 7, 2016 June 13, 2017 July 9, 2017 Potential TFA for October 25, 2018 103rd anniversary of her entering service
16 Yugoslav torpedo boat T6 GA January 14, 2017
17 Yugoslav torpedo boat T7 GA December 7, 2016
18 Yugoslav torpedo boat T8 GA January 28, 2017
19 Kaiman-class torpedo boat Featured article FA July 27, 2016 July 16, 2017 August 10, 2017
20 Schichau-class torpedo boat GA December 17, 2016
21 Uskok-class torpedo boat GA November 28, 2016
22 Orjen-class torpedo boat GA April 11, 2016
23 Hrabri-class submarine A-Class article A April 18, 2015 December 20, 2015
24 Yugoslav submarine Hrabri A-Class article A April 7, 2015 November 9, 2015
25 Yugoslav submarine Nebojša Featured article FA March 31, 2015 September 27, 2015 October 31, 2015 Potential TFA for April 8, 2018, 90th anniversary of her arrival in Yugoslavia
26 Osvetnik-class submarine A-Class article A April 26, 2015 September 25, 2016
27 Yugoslav submarine Osvetnik A-Class article A April 26, 2015 September 9, 2016
28 Yugoslav submarine Smeli A-Class article A April 26, 2015 September 16, 2016
29 Yugoslav monitor Drava Featured article FA November 7, 2014 August 18, 2015 September 9, 2016 Potential TFA for April 12, 2018, 77th anniversary of her sinking
30 Yugoslav monitor Sava Featured article FA November 11, 2014 April 23, 2015 January 24, 2016 Was Today's Featured Article on the main page of July 28, 2017: 51, 845 views
31 Yugoslav monitor Vardar Featured article FA November 1, 2014 March 15, 2015 October 2, 2015 Potential TFA for July 9, 2018, 103rd anniversary of her entering service
32 Yugoslav monitor Morava Featured article FA February 1, 2015 April 18, 2015 July 22, 2016 Was Today's Featured Article on the main page of September 28, 2016: 42,702 views
33 Malinska-class minelayer GA August 27, 2016
34 Galeb-class minelayer GA August 8, 2016
35 Yugoslav minelayer Zmaj GA July 7, 2010
36 List of ships of the Royal Yugoslav Navy Featured list FL January 29, 2017 March 18, 2017
Royal Yugoslav Air Force[edit]
No. Article Grade GA listing A listing FA listing Notes
1 Royal Yugoslav Air Force Start
2 Ikarus IK-2 A-Class article A January 31, 2016 July 13, 2016
3 Rogožarski IK-3 Featured article FA October 10, 2016 November 29, 2016 December 31, 2017 A fact from this article was used as a DYK on the main page of November 5, 2016 and attracted 21,580 hits

Partisans[edit]

No. Article Grade GA listing A listing FA listing Notes
1 Yugoslav Partisans C
2 Josip Broz Tito C This is a Level 4 vital article
3 Milovan Đilas C
4 Aleksandar Ranković Start
5 Kosta Nađ Start
6 Peko Dapčević Stub
7 Koča Popović Start
8 Petar Drapšin Start
9 Svetozar Vukmanović Tempo Start
10 Arso Jovanović Start
11 Sava Kovačević Start
12 Ivan Gošnjak Start
13 Anti-Fascist Council of the People's Liberation of Yugoslavia Start
14 National Committee for the Liberation of Yugoslavia Stub
15 Anti-Fascist Assembly for the People's Liberation of Serbia Stub
16 National Anti-Fascist Council of the People's Liberation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Stub
17 National Anti-Fascist Council of the Peoples Liberation of Montenegro and Boka Stub
18 National Anti-Fascist Council of the People's Liberation of Croatia Start
19 Anti-Fascist Assembly for the People's Liberation of Macedonia Start
20 Užice Republic Stub
21 Drvar Republic Article for creation
22 Bihać Republic Stub
23 Vladimir Perić Valter B
24 Mladen Stojanović GA April 30, 2014
25 Vladimir Dedijer Stub
26 1st Split Partisan Detachment GA November 22, 2014
27 Marija Bursać GA June 19, 2015
28 List of Partisan detachments in Bosnia and Herzegovina A-Class list AL May 5, 2016 Did not pass FLC due to lack of interest
29 Vicko Krstulović Start

Chetniks[edit]

No. Article Grade GA listing A listing FA listing Notes
1 Chetniks C
2 Dinara Division B
3 Pećanac Chetniks A-Class article A October 1, 2014 February 26, 2016
4 Draža Mihailović Start
5 Kosta Pećanac Featured article FA October 8, 2012 January 2, 2013 April 19, 2013 Was Today's Featured Article on the main page of May 5, 2015: 23,052 views [4]
6 Pavle Đurišić Featured article FA May 10, 2012 July 18, 2012 August 28, 2012 Was Today's Featured Article on the main page of April 13, 2014: 23,747 views [5]
7 Dobroslav Jevđević Featured article FA May 17, 2012 December 20, 2012 February 17, 2013 Was Today's Featured Article on the main page of March 9, 2013: 9,555 views [6]
8 Ilija Trifunović-Birčanin B
9 Momčilo Đujić A-Class article A August 11, 2013 December 2, 2017
10 Zaharije Ostojić GA January 2, 2013
11 Petar Baćović GA April 19, 2013
12 Vojislav Lukačević A-Class article A January 10, 2013 March 27, 2013
13 Boško Todorović Start
14 Ismet Popovac GA September 23, 2013
15 Jezdimir Dangić GA November 28, 2013
16 Uroš Drenović GA January 31, 2015
17 Bajo Stanišić Start
18 Đorđe Lašić Start
18 Dragiša Vasić B
19 Nikola Kalabić Start
20 Dragutin Keserović Stub
21 Dragoslav Račić Stub

Independent State of Croatia[edit]

No. Article Grade GA listing A listing FA listing Notes
1 Independent State of Croatia C
2 Croatian Home Guard Start
3 Air Force of the NDH GA July 13, 2013
4 Ustaše Militia B
5 Black Legion Start
6 Ante Pavelić C This is a Level 4 vital article
7 Dido Kvaternik Start
8 Jure Francetić B
9 Mile Budak Start
10 Mladen Lorković GA July 7, 2012
11 Rafael Boban C
12 Zdenko Blažeković GA
13 Glina massacres GA October 18, 2013 Failed A-Class review
14 Dinko Šakić B
15 Viktor Pavičić C
16 Petar Brzica Start
17 Viktor Gutić B
18 Husein Miljković B
19 Mehmed Handžić Stub
20 Vladimir Kren B
21 Mato Dukovac A-Class article A January 31, 2016 April 26, 2016
22 Andrija Artuković B
23 Navy of the Independent State of Croatia GA January 13, 2017
24 Jastrebarsko concentration camp A-Class article A October 15, 2016 January 1, 2017
25 Viktor Pavičić Start
26 Vladimir Laxa Start
27 Vjekoslav Vrančić Start
28 Krunoslav Draganović Start
29 Nikola Mandić Start
30 Vinko Nikolić Start
31 Ante Vokić Start
32 Franjo Šimić Stub
33 Đuro Jakčin Stub
34 Ivo Herenčić Stub
35 Tomislav Sertić Stub
36 Jadovno concentration camp GA November 13, 2013

Territory of the Military Commander in Serbia[edit]

No. Article Grade GA listing A listing FA listing Notes
1 Territory of the Military Commander in Serbia C
2 Banat (1941–44) Start
3 Serbian State Guard A-Class article A February 27, 2013 April 21, 2013
4 Serbian Volunteer Corps C
5 Milan Nedić Start
6 Milan Aćimović Stub
7 Dimitrije Ljotić GA August 8, 2014
8 Kosta Mušicki B
9 Russian Protective Corps GA October 14, 2013
10 Kragujevac massacre Featured article FA January 27, 2017 April 7, 2017 May 24, 2017 Was a DYK on February 8, 2017, had 6,005 views
Was Today's Featured Article on the main page of October 21, 2017: 56,449 views [7]
11 Belgrade Special Police B
12 Kraljevo massacre GA February 18, 2017
13 Banjica concentration camp B
14 Commissioner Government GA October 28, 2017

Montenegro[edit]

No. Article Grade GA listing A listing FA listing Notes
1 Italian governorate of Montenegro Start
2 Uprising in Montenegro Start
3 German occupied territory of Montenegro Stub
4 Lovćen Brigade Stub
5 Greens Start
6 Sekula Drljević GA January 12, 2014
7 Krsto Popović Start
8 Battle of Pljevlja Start

Germany[edit]

No. Article Grade GA listing A listing FA listing Notes
1 Operational Zone of the Adriatic Littoral Start
2 7th Waffen Mountain Division Start
3 13th Waffen Mountain Division Featured article FA July 18, 2012 October 9, 2012 December 6, 2012 Was Today's Featured Article on the main page of April 23, 2014: 49,240 views [8]
4 21st Waffen Mountain Division Featured article FA June 3, 2013 July 27, 2013 October 18, 2013 Was Today's Featured Article on the main page of May 14, 2015: 30,882 views [9]
5 23rd Waffen Mountain Division Featured article FA February 27, 2013 March 27, 2013 May 25, 2013 Was Today's Featured Article on the main page of June 19, 2014, the 70th anniversary of the creation of the division: 29,373 views [10]
6 24th Waffen Mountain Division Featured article FA July 28, 2013 August 16, 2013 October 18, 2013 Was Today's Featured Article on the main page for August 15, 2016: 68,031 views [11]
7 369th Croatian Reinforced Infantry Regiment (Wehrmacht) C
8 369th (Croatian) Infantry Division C
9 373rd (Croatian) Infantry Division A-Class article A August 18, 2013 September 8, 2013
10 392nd (Croatian) Infantry Division GA October 1, 2014
11 Sajmište concentration camp GA July 8, 2013
12 Artur Phleps Featured article FA February 8, 2013 May 11, 2013 July 4, 2013 Was Today's Featured Article on the main page of November 29, 2013: 49,166 views [12]
13 Karl-Gustav Sauberzweig C
14 Franz Neuhausen B Failed GA-class review
15 Helmuth Raithel A-Class article A May 3, 2013 June 23, 2013
16 Otto Kumm Start
17 August Schmidhuber Start
18 German civil administration of Yugoslav territories relates to those areas administered by Reichsgaue - article for creation
19 Johann Mickl A-Class article A September 29, 2013 December 1, 2013
20 342nd Infantry Division (Wehrmacht) B
21 August Meyszner Featured article FA July 15, 2015 September 14, 2015 March 10, 2017 Was a DYK on 30 June 2015, attracted 17,549 hits on that day
Was Today's Featured Article on the main page of January 24, 2018: 71,932 views [13]
22 Alexander Löhr Start
23 Gustav Fehn Start

Italy[edit]

No. Article Grade GA listing A listing FA listing Notes
1 Anti-Communist Volunteer Militia Start
2 Mario Roatta C
3 Renzo Dalmazzo Stub
4 Governorate of Dalmatia Start
5 Province of Ljubljana Start
6 Province of Spalato

Bulgaria[edit]

No. Article Grade GA listing A listing FA listing Notes
1 Bulgarian occupation of Yugoslav territories Article for creation

Hungary[edit]

No. Article Grade GA listing A listing FA listing Notes
1 Hungarian occupation of Yugoslav territories Featured article FA December 29, 2012 April 9, 2013 August 24, 2013 Was Today's Featured Article on the main page of April 11, 2016 (75th anniversary): 53,858 views [14]
2 Sándor Képíró Start
3 Ferenc Feketehalmy-Czeydner Start
4 László Deák Start
5 Novi Sad raid Start

Albania[edit]

No. Article Grade GA listing A listing FA listing Notes
1 Albanian occupation of Yugoslav territories article for creation
2 Xhafer Deva B
3 Balli Kombëtar Start
4 Kosovo Regiment Start
5 Vulnetari Start
6 Shaban Polluzha Start
7 Xhem Hasa Start
8 Bislim Bajgora Start
9 Rexhep Krasniqi Start

Allies[edit]

No. Article Grade GA listing A listing FA listing Notes
1 Yugoslavia and the Allies B
2 Allied bombing of Yugoslavia in World War II Start
3 Balkan Air Force Start

Miscellaneous[edit]

No. Article Grade GA listing A listing FA listing Notes
1 Hawker Hurricane in Yugoslav service Featured article FA September 5, 2016 October 8, 2016 May 7, 2017 Was Today's Featured Article on the main page of December 15, 2017; anniversary of arrival of first Hurricane in Yugoslavia: 42,386 views [15]
2 Independent Macedonia (1944) Start

Articles needing attention[edit]

The following articles have been identified by members of Operation Bora as "needing attention":

No. Article Suggested action
1 Slovene Lands in World War II possibly merge into Province of Ljubljana, Operational Zone of the Adriatic Littoral, other articles relating to German-administered areas (Reichsgaue)
2 Axis occupation of Vojvodina possibly merge into Territory of the Military Commander in Serbia, Banat (1941–44) and Hungarian occupation of Yugoslav territories
3 National Liberation War of Macedonia possibly merge into Yugoslav Front, Bulgarian occupation of Yugoslav territories, Albanian occupation of Yugoslav territories
4 Axis occupation of Serbia possibly merge into Territory of the Military Commander in Serbia, Bulgarian occupation of Yugoslav territories, Independent State of Croatia and Albanian occupation of Yugoslav territories
5 History of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1941–45) possibly merge into Independent State of Croatia and ZAVNOBiH
6 Unitary National Liberation Front possibly merge into Yugoslav Front and Socialist Alliance of Working People of Yugoslavia
7 The Holocaust in Serbia possibly merge into the Holocaust in Yugoslavia article with more detailed sections in the various "Fooish occupation of Yugoslav territories" articles, may need to be spun out into specific articles
8 Yugoslav accession to the Tripartite Pact see talk page: recently created article needs copyediting; possibly merge to Yugoslav coup d'état

Planned Featured Topics[edit]

5 articles
C-Class article Invasion of Yugoslavia
Invasion of Yugoslavia lines of attack Why We Fight no. 5.jpg
Good article Yugoslav coup d'état
C-Class article Invasion of Yugoslavia
Featured list Yugoslav order of battle
Featured list Axis order of battle
Good article Operation Retribution
6 articles
Stub-Class article Occupation of Yugoslavia
Invasion of Yugoslavia lines of attack Why We Fight no. 5.jpg
Symbol question.svg Occupation of Yugoslavia
Symbol question.svg German
Symbol question.svg Italian
Featured article Hungarian
Symbol question.svg Bulgarian
Symbol question.svg Albanian
7 articles
Stub-Class article Seven Enemy Offensives
Bundesarchiv Bild 101I-204-1727-09, Balkan, leichte Feldhaubitze in Feuerstellung.jpg
C-Class article First Enemy Offensive
A-Class article Second Enemy Offensive
A-Class article Third Enemy Offensive
Start-Class article Fourth Enemy Offensive
Start-Class article Fifth Enemy Offensive
Start-Class article Sixth Enemy Offensive
A-Class article Seventh Enemy Offensive

Good Topics[edit]

3 articles
Good article Osvetnik-class submarines
Good article Osvetnik
Good article Smeli


3 articles
Good article Hrabri-class submarines
Yugoslav submarine Hrabri.jpg
Good article Hrabri
Featured article Nebojša
4 articles
Good article 1st Army Group, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Invasion of Yugoslavia lines of attack Why We Fight no. 5.jpg
Good article 4th Army
Featured article 7th Army
Good article 1st Cavalry Division
36 articles
Featured list Ships of the Royal Yugoslav Navy
Naval Ensign of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.svg
Good article Dalmacija
Good article Kumbor
Featured article Dubrovnik
Featured article Beograd-class destroyer
Good article Beograd
Good article Zagreb
Good article Ljubljana
Good article Nada
Good article Beli Orao
Good article Galeb-class minelayer
Good article Malinska-class minelayer
Good article Schichau-class minesweeper
Featured article 250t-class torpedo boat
Featured article T1
Good article T2
Featured article T3
Good article T4
Featured article T5
Good article T6
Good article T7
Good article T8
Good article Kaiman-class torpedo boat
Good article Uskok-class torpedo boat
Good article Orjen-class torpedo boat
Good article Zmaj
Good article Hrabri-class submarine
Good article Hrabri
Featured article Nebojša
Good article Osvetnik-class submarine
Good article Osvetnik
Good article Smeli
Featured article Vardar
Featured article Sava
Featured article Drava
Featured article Morava

Contributors[edit]

Please add your names to the list below:

  1. Peacemaker67 (talk · contribs)
  2. 23_editor (talk · contribs)
  3. Thewanderer (talk · contribs)
  4. Oz Cro (talk · contribs)
  5. Srnec (talk · contribs)
  6. Mladifilozof (talk · contribs)
  7. Irondome (talk · contribs)

Outreach[edit]

Code Result
{{Wikipedia:WikiProject Yugoslavia/Members/User Operation Bora}}
Invasion of Yugoslavia lines of attack Why We Fight no. 5.jpg This user is part of Operation Bora, a special project of WikiProject Yugoslavia.

Useful categories and category trees[edit]

As the project develops, the relevant categories and category trees will be developed in parallel. For the initial phase, the following categories and category trees have been expanded/revised:

Category:Military of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia[edit]

Category:Yugoslavia in World War II[edit]

Category:Yugoslav Partisans[edit]

Category:Chetniks of World War II[edit]

Category:The Holocaust in Yugoslavia[edit]

The various subcategories have now been upmerged into one for the whole of Yugoslavia.

Category:Concentration camps of the Independent State of Croatia[edit]

Recently re-named.