The Partisans and Chetniks
also captured large numbers of Italian small arms, including the Glisenti Modello 1910 and Beretta Modello 1934 pistols.
By the summer of 1943, SOE field reports and signals intelligence (9) convinced Churchill to suspend support to the Chetniks
and to expand cooperation with and support of Tito and his Partisans.
Indeed, the Royalist Chetniks
were a resistance force to be reckoned with, the largest resistance army on the German-controlled continent.
War had transformed Rora from a patriot defending Sarajevo against the nationalistic Chetniks
to a smuggler of bodies dead and alive, a dealer in "requisitioned" loot.
They have not come here to protect us from the Chetniks
In 1945, the government, however, killed many Chetniks
and Ustashi as they fled with the retreating German armies.
The brutality of the Ustasha soon provoked armed resistance on the part of Serbian nationalist Chetniks
and Communist-led Partisans, leading to five-way power struggle between Germans, Italians, Ustasha, Chetniks
, and Partisans.
or other Serb forces enter a Bosnian-Herzegovinian or Croatian village, take several of the women of varying ages from their homes, rape them in public view, and depart.
The first story, "Soba," is a sympathetic and moving portrait of a young Sarajevan artist and rock singer whose life as he knew it, like those of so many others, went into long-term suspension when the Serbian Chetniks
began their siege of the city.
When Serb Chetniks
take Izet, the egleneffendi or brilliant talker of Miljenko Jergovic's "The Condor," for someone knowledgeable about the Croatian resistance, he loses his voice, the outrage of his plight more than he can find words to say.
One of the Chetniks
had a wooden stick and he hit X a few times across his neck.
As anybody who has had experience with the Chetniks
in Serbia, 'technicals' in Somalia, Tontons Macoutes in Haiti, or soldiers in Sierra Leone can tell you .