22 Apr 1924

Yugoslavia
  • The aircraft manufactcurer Prva Srpska Fabrika Aeroplana Zivojin Rogozarski was established in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. ww2dbase [Belgrade, Serbia | CPC]
17 Apr 1941

Yugoslavia
  • Yugoslavia formally surrendered to Germany as Foreign Minister Cincar-Marcovic signed the armistice with German and Italian representatives in Belgrade. Germans captured Yugoslavian destroyers Beograd and Dubrovnik at Kotor, but destroyer Zagreb was scuttled by her crew (2 killed in the process). In Greece, New Zealand 21st battalion reinforced by Australian 2/2nd Battalion demolished the Pinios River railway bridge and held the Tempe and Pinios Gorges, delaying the German advance down the Aegean coast, allowing other Allied troops to withdraw to new defenses on the Thermopylae line. British Prime Minister Churchill agreed to the proposal for the evacuation of Allied troops from mainland Greece to the island of Crete, should it become necessary; this plan was then communicated to the government of Greece shortly after. ww2dbase [Balkans Campaign | Belgrade, Serbia | TH]
14 Oct 1944

Yugoslavia
19 Oct 1944

Yugoslavia
20 Oct 1944

Yugoslavia
15 May 1945

Yugoslavia
26 Feb 1947

Yugoslavia
27 Mar 1947

Yugoslavia
1 Apr 1947

Yugoslavia
  • In Belgrade, Yugoslavia, Hartwig von Ludwiger was found guilty for the harassment, torture, and murder of prisoners of war; for the looting and destruction of towns and villages; for the murder of civilians; and for the transfer of civilians to concentration camps. He was given the death sentence. ww2dbase [Hartwig von Ludwiger | Belgrade, Serbia | CPC]
3 May 1947

Yugoslavia

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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