Dimitrije Živković

Dimitrije Živković was an Army general (Kingdom of Yugoslavia) in the Royal Yugoslav Army who commanded the 6th Army during the German-led Axis invasion of Yugoslavia of April 1941 during World War II.[1] Živković's command consisted of the Banat, Srem, Dunav, Krajina and Cer Divisions, and the 2nd Cavalry Division. The 6th Army was originally intended to form the strategic reserve for the VKJ. It was deployed around Belgrade and in the Banat region east of the Tisza. It held two infantry divisions in reserve in the lower Morava valley.[2]


Dimitrije Živković
Native name
Димитрије Живковић
Allegiance Yugoslavia
Service/branchRoyal Yugoslav Army
RankArmy general (Kingdom of Yugoslavia)
Commands held6th Army
Battles/warsInvasion of Yugoslavia (1941)


  1. ^ Loi 1978, p. 44.
  2. ^ U.S. Army 1986, p. 37.


  • Loi, Salvatore (1978). Le operazioni delle unità italiane in Jugoslavia (1941–1943): narrazione, documenti [The operations of Italian units in Yugoslavia (1941–1943): narrative, documents] (in Italian). Rome, Italy: Ministero della difesa (Ministry of Defence). OCLC 9194926.
  • U.S. Army (1986) [1953]. The German Campaigns in the Balkans (Spring 1941). Washington, D.C.: United States Army Center of Military History. OCLC 16940402. CMH Pub 104-4.