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  • Belgrade, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (Present Day Belgrade, Serbia)
    Thursday Mar 27, 1941

    World War II

    Yugoslav coup d'état

    Belgrade, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (Present Day Belgrade, Serbia)
    Thursday Mar 27, 1941

    The Yugoslav government was overthrown two days later (Tripartite Pact Signature) by nationalists. The Yugoslav coup d'état of 27 March 1941 in Belgrade, Kingdom of Yugoslavia, replaced the regency led by Prince Paul and installed King Peter II.




  • Yugoslavia
    Sunday Apr 6, 1941

    World War II

    Invasion of Yugoslavia

    Yugoslavia
    Sunday Apr 6, 1941

    Germany responded with simultaneous invasion of Yugoslavia. It was Known as the April War or Operation 25, which occurred between 6 to 18 April. The attack led to German occupation to Yugoslavia.




  • Belgrade, Serbia
    Thursday Apr 17, 1941

    Josip Broz Tito

    The Government and military met with the German officials in Belgrade

    Belgrade, Serbia
    Thursday Apr 17, 1941

    On 17 April 1941, after King Peter II and other members of the government fled the country, the remaining representatives of the government and military met with the German officials in Belgrade.




  • Yugoslavia
    Friday Jun 27, 1941

    Josip Broz Tito

    Commander in Chief of all project national liberation military forces

    Yugoslavia
    Friday Jun 27, 1941

    On 27 June 1941, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia appointed Tito Commander in Chief of all project national liberation military forces.




  • Yugoslavia
    Tuesday Jul 1, 1941

    Josip Broz Tito

    The Comintern sent precise instructions calling for immediate action

    Yugoslavia
    Tuesday Jul 1, 1941

    On 1 July 1941, the Comintern sent precise instructions calling for immediate action.




  • Požarevac, Serbia (Then German-occupied Serbia)
    Wednesday Aug 20, 1941

    Slobodan Milošević

    Born

    Požarevac, Serbia (Then German-occupied Serbia)
    Wednesday Aug 20, 1941

    Milošević was born in Požarevac, four months after the Axis invasion of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, and raised during the Axis occupation of World War II.




  • Yugoslavia
    Friday Sep 19, 1941

    Josip Broz Tito

    Tito held talks with Chetnik leader Draža Mihailović

    Yugoslavia
    Friday Sep 19, 1941

    Despite conflicts with the rival monarchic Chetnik movement, Tito's Partisans succeeded in liberating territory, notably the "Republic of Užice". During this period, Tito held talks with Chetnik leader Draža Mihailović on 19 September and 27 October 1941.


  • Yugoslavia
    Sunday Dec 21, 1941

    Josip Broz Tito

    The First Proletarian Brigade

    Yugoslavia
    Sunday Dec 21, 1941

    On 21 December 1941, the Partisans created the First Proletarian Brigade (commanded by Koča Popović).


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