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16th Division (Yugoslav Partisans)

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Branch  Yugoslav Partisan Army
Size  division
Type  infantry
16th Division (Yugoslav Partisans)
Country  Democratic Federal Yugoslavia
Part of  Partisan 3rd Corps Partisan 12th Corps Partisan 3rd Army
Engagements  World War II in Yugoslavia * Operation Osterei * Operation Maiglöckchen * Operation Vollmond * Operation Heiderose * Belgrade Offensive * Syrmian Front * Operation Wehrwolf (Yugoslavia)

The 16th Vojvodina Division (Serbo-Croatian: Šesnaesta vojvođanska divizija) was a Yugoslav Partisan division that fought against the Germans, Independent State of Croatia (NDH) and Chetniks in occupied Democratic Federal Yugoslavia during World War II. When it was created it consisted mostly of Serbs recruited from Hungarian–occupied Bačka. As part of the Partisan 3rd Corps then Partisan 12th Corps it spent most of 1944 engaged in hard fighting against the 13th Waffen Mountain Division of the SS Handschar (1st Croatian) in eastern Bosnia.

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