19th Division (Yugoslav Partisans)

The 19th North Dalmatia Division (Serbo-Croatian Latin: Devetnaesta severnodalmatinska divizija) was a Yugoslav Partisan division formed in Biovičino Selo on 4 October 1943. Upon formation it had 3,559[1] soldiers in three brigades, those being: the 5th, 6th and 7th Dalmatia Brigades.[2] During all of its existence it was a part of the 8th Corps. Commander of the division was Milan Kuprešanin while its political commissar was Petar Babić. The division mostly operated in Dalmatia, Lika and Bosnia.[1]

19th North Dalmatia Division
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CountryDemocratic Federal Yugoslavia
BranchYugoslav Partisan Army
Size3,559 (upon formation)
Part of8th Corps
EngagementsWorld War II in Yugoslavia
Milan Kuprešanin


  1. ^ a b Vojna Enciklopedija tom II. Belgrade. 1971. p. 422.
  2. ^ Vojni leksikon. Belgrade: Vojnoizdavački zavod. 1981. p. 835.