Momcilo Djujic (Momčilo Đujić)
( 1907 - 1999 )
Born on 27 February 1907.
Djujic become Chetnik commander for Northen Dalmatia under command of Ilija Trifunovic-Bircanin who come to Split from Cetnije in October 1941 who was named commander of Chetnik forces in the area in Spring 1942 by Draza Mihailovic.
During 1942 virtually all chetniks including Djujic command become part of Italian Anti-Communist Volunteer Militia (MVAC) and officially become collaborators (see Chetnik collaboration with Italians for more).
In late September 1943 German 114th Infantry Division received orders from German High command to arrest Momcilo Djujic fearing chetniks might join Allies in case of landings but this order was ignored by German local commanders since they needed help against Tito's Partisans who captured large amounts of equipment after Italian capitulation.
After losses surfed in battle during 1944 Yugoslav Partisan liberation of Dalmatia, Germans decided to withdraw all Chetnik forces to Slovenia to join those withdrawn from Serbia. With written permission from Ante Pavelic and escorted by Home Defense officer, Djujic and Dinara division were transported across NDH to German occupied Slovenia where they fought until retreat to allied control Italy avoiding certain destruction in Knin operation.
Post war Momcilo Djujic lived in United States and both Yugoslavia and Croatia sent failed requests for his extradition so he could be trailed for war crimes.
- Commander of Chetnik Dinara Division.
1999 in California, United States.
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