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Nemška mobilizacija v Šaleški dolini
German Mobilization in Šaleška Valley

Author(s): Milan Ževart
Subject(s): Military history, Political history, Social history, WW II and following years (1940 - 1949), Fascism, Nazism and WW II
Published by: Inštitut za novejšo zgodovino
Keywords: German army; mobilization; military history; The Second World War; Saleška valley; National Liberation Struggle;

Summary/Abstract: On the basis of archival sources, the author discusses the mobilization into the German army which the occupying forces began to carry out in Lower Styria in 1942, although this was against the international law. The mobilization was successful on the face of it only, for many of those who had been forcibly mobilized later deserted the German army and joined the partisans In the period of 1943/44 the 'execution of this mobilization in Šaleška valley was prevented by the National Liberation Movement with its own mobilization.

  • Issue Year: 16/1976
  • Issue No: 1-2
  • Page Range: 159-174
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Slovenian