November 24, This day during the World War ll

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November 24, 1944 – The Belgrade Offensive was an offensive military operation in which Belgrade was liberated from the German Wehrmacht by the joint efforts of the Yugoslav Partisans and the Soviet Red Army. The two forces launched separate but loosely coordinated operations that successfully forced the Germans out of the Belgrade area. The offensive involved the 1st Army Group of the Yugoslav Partisans to the west, the Soviet 3rd Ukrainian Front (including the Bulgarian 2nd Army), and elements of the 2nd Ukrainian Front to the north[4] conducting an offensive against part of Germany’s Army Group E (Korpsgruppe “Schneckenburger” and “Stern”) which included the forces of the Serbian fifth column, the Chetniks and the Serbian State Guard. The objective was to destroy the forces of the German Army Group E in the Suva Planina region, and those of Army Group F east of Velika Morava river, and ultimately to free Belgrade…

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