Operation Landsturm

militia

This was a German operation against the partisan forces of Josip Broz Tito in the Dalmatian coastal area of Makarska within German-occupied Yugoslavia (October 1943).

The operation was undertaken by SS-Brigadeführer und Generalmajor der Waffen-SS Karl Reichsritter von Oberkamp’s 7th SS Gebirgsdivision ‘Prinz Eugen’, which swept the area from Omiš to Ploče and Biokovo against the 26th ‘Dalmatia’ Division.