With British facilitation, Donovan had visited Belgrade in January of 1941 and communicated to both the Yugoslavian government and its armed forces that the United States was ready to support resistance to German aggression.
The success in the Yugoslavian campaign was achieved in spite of forces and factors working against the Allied efforts.
17) Donovan himself was also rejected by Churchill as a potential commander of the Yugoslavian effort, was refused entry into the Yugoslav theater on occasion, (18) and lacked access to Yugoslavian leaders, as previously noted.
The thorniest of all the challenges facing the Allies in the conduct of the Yugoslavian campaign was the decision to support the Partisans.
A significant part of Banat was occupied by the Yugoslavian army, as an advanced detachment of the French troops, after the collapse of the Balkan front, crossing the Danube for "conquering the Banat, with the pretext of acting only to free the people who had already freed themselves" (Ramneantu, 2006: 12).
The situation from Banat on the entire Yugoslavian occupational period was under the supervision of the military and political Romanian authorities.
Alexander I, sustaining the Yugoslavian cause, presented his wish that the Belgrade to be "not so close to the Romanian frontier".
The Yugoslavian part was in favour of the natural frontiers between the two countries, frontiers that were supposed to assure the national security and the free economic and commercial development.
The historian Silviu Dragomir asserted on this opportunity that "the frontier cut in two both the ethnic Romanian block and the spread Yugoslavian communes on a wide territory, without the possibility to constitute a homogenous structure anywhere" (Ramneantu, 2006: 23).
Generally, the cooperation between states, especially among the European countries, viewed as an inseparable side of the new international order, was repeatedly powerfully argued by the Romanian and Yugoslavian politicians and diplomats.
In the second chapter, entitled "The Adriatisches Kustenland," Petacco examines the state of affairs in Istria during the German occupation, focusing in part on how the elite Decima MAS sought to retain an autonomous command in the fight against Italian and Yugoslavian partisans.
But more scholarly work, with even more thorough historical detail, is needed to recount the facts surrounding the Yugoslavian butchery of Italian citizens.
You might stumble upon a Netherlands FN Model 1948 carbine, an Iranian Model 49 carbine, a Persian Czech Model 30 carbine, a Venezuelan FN Model 24/30 carbine, or even a Yugoslavian
FN Model 24 carbine at the next gun show, but don't count on it.
Investigators noted that the persons caught passing the cards were primarily of Yugoslavian
or Albanian descent.