Draza Mihajlovic

[Uncle Draža]

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Dragoljub "Draža" Mihailović (also known as "Uncle Draža"; 27 April 1893 – 17 July 1946) was a Yugoslav Serb general during World War II. A staunch royalist, he retreated to the mountains near Belgrade when the Germans overran Yugoslavia in April 1941 and there he organized bands of guerrillas known as the Chetnik Detachments of the Yugoslav Army. The organisation is commonly ... more »

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  • ''A merciless fate threw me into this maelstrom. I wanted much, I began much, but the gale of the world carried away me and my work.''
    Draza Mihajlovic (1893-1946), Yugoslavian soldier, Serbian guerrilla leader. Final defense plea at his trial, July 15, 1946, Belgrade, before his exec...
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