22nd Serbia Division
Flag of Democratic Federal Yugoslavia (used by the Partisans)
Active1944–1945
CountryDemocratic Federal Yugoslavia
BranchYugoslav Partisan Army
TypeInfantry
Size~2,000 (upon formation)
EngagementsWorld War II in Yugoslavia
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Živojin Nikolić Brka

The 22nd Serbia Division (Serbo-Croatian Latin: Dvadesetdruga srpska divizija) was a Yugoslav Partisan division formed on 22 May 1944 as the 2nd Serbia Division. It was formed from three brigades, those being the 8th, 10th and 12th Serbia Brigades[1] whose total strength was around 2,000 fighters.[2] Commander of the division was Živojin Nikolić Brka while its political commissar was Vasilije Smajević. The division fought mostly in Serbia but it also participated in battles of Syrmian Front and Final Operations [sr].[2]

References

  1. ^ Vojni leksikon. Belgrade: Vojnoizdavački zavod. 1981. p. 847.
  2. ^ a b Vojna Enciklopedija tom II. Belgrade. 1971. pp. 587–593.