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General
Vladimir J. Cukavac
Born (1884-05-29)29 May 1884
Died 7 April 1965(1965-04-07) (aged 80)
Allegiance  Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Service/branch Royal Yugoslav Army
Rank Army general
Commands held 5th Army
Battles/wars 1941 Invasion of Yugoslavia (POW)

Vladimir Cukavac (Serbian Cyrillic: Владимир Цукавац; 29 May 1884 – 7 April 1965) was an armijski đeneral[lower-alpha 1] in the Royal Yugoslav Army who commanded the 5th Army during the German-led Axis invasion of Yugoslavia of April 1941 during World War II.[2] Cukavac's command consisted of the Timok, Toplica, Drina, Morava and Kosovo Divisions, and the Vlasnica and Kalna Detachments. The 5th Army was responsible for the Romanian and Bulgarian borders between the Iron Gates and the Greek border.[3]

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  1. equivalent to a U.S. Army lieutenant general.[1]

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