Bogdan Trifunović

Public Library “Vladislav Petković Dis”


Occupation, Repression and Resistance Čačak District, Serbia, in 1915–1918

Abstract: The paper analyses the Austro-Hungarian occupation regime in Serbia 1915–1918 from the perspective both of its treatment of civilians and of resistance to occupation, focusing on the Čačak District, western Serbia. It examines actions against the occupation authorities, the composition of k. u k. military presence in the district, the measures applied to suppress armed resistance (e.g. disarmament, internment, public executions), the estimated number of military and civilian casualties.

Keywords: First World War, Serbia, Čačak District, 1915–1918, Austro-Hungarian occupation, Military General Governorate, violence, resistance, victims

DOI: 10.2298/BALC1546151T