Operation Unternehmen 505

operation 505

'Unternehmen 505' was a German operation against partisan forces in the area to the south of Tirana in German-occupied Albania (5 November 1943).

Supervised by Generaloberst Dr Lothar Rendulic’s 2nd Panzerarmee, the operation was undertaken by several Kampfgruppen of Generalleutnant Willibald Utz’s 100th Jägerdivision against undetermined partisan forces active in the area bounded by Durazzo, Tirana, Rogozhin and Elbasan.