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Serbia under the Swastika: A World War II Occupation

Alexander Prusin


Serbia occupied a particular place in Hitler’s “New Order” in the Balkans. In April 1941 it was made into a rump condominium ruled by the German military and exploited as a strategic base and a source of raw materials and cheap labour force. Such objectives entailed the utilization of Serbia’s economy and manpower with a minimal effort and spending on the part of Germany. Therefore, the German political and military leadership was willing to side-line the Nazi ideological-racial criteria in favour of more restrained occupation policies. This book, therefore, addresses several interrelated topi ... More

Keywords: Serbia, Germany, resistance, collaboration, civil war

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780252041068
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252041068.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alexander Prusin, author
New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology