Operation Banjalučka Operajica (i)

Banja Luke operation (Yugoslav place name)

This was a Yugoslav operation by the partisan forces of Marshal Josip Broz Tito to reduce the German pressure being imposed on their forces in the eastern Bosnia region of Axis-occupied Yugoslavia (12 December 1943/1 January 1944).

The operation consisted mainly of attacks by elements of the Yugoslav V Corps on Banja Luka, Bosanska Gradiska and the airfield at Zaluzani.