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Dejan Milivojevic is a historian with expertise in Military History of the 20th century. For years he worked as curator of the Military Museum in Belgrade, Serbia. He was an author of several exhibitions about the war history of the 20th century. In 2012, he co-wrote a book about WW2 automatic weapons used in Balkans.
Since 2015 he’s been working as a freelance-writer.
War History Online writer since November 2018.
Dejan is also an ex-lieutenant of the Serbian Armed Forces.
Education: Faculty of Philosophy Novi Sad, Serbia. M.A. in History

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Articles by Dejan Milivojevic:

Churchills Toyshop: The Bowl of Porridge & a Condom Full of Aniseed Balls That Sank Japanese Ships

When World War Two started in 1939, the British Army was significantly behind their German counterparts. Their tactics and especially their armament and equipment were…

Did Stalin Suffer a Nervous Breakdown After Germany Invaded Russia?

Communists were the archenemies of all Nazis. The Soviet Union, therefore, had to be attacked and destroyed. Operation Barbarossa, the German attack on the Soviet…

Flying Coffins! – The Top Ten Worst Aircraft of WWII

With a high speed of 596 mph and a climb rate of 11,810 ft per minute, the Komet was considered a technological marvel. Making a…

Great Escape Hero Diary Fetched $18,000 at Auction

Even though more than 600 prisoners participated in the building of tunnels, only 200 were to take part in the escape. On March 22, 2019,…

Hamburger Hill – Movie Mistakes

The Battle of Hamburger Hill was an infantry operation, there was no need for heavy vehicles in the movie. With simpler organization, there’s less room…

Amazing Drone Footage of the Crossroads Battlefield with Scenes from “Band of Brothers”

After a five-men night patrol reported coming across German machine guns at the Crossroads, Captain Winters organized a group of 15 men to attack them.…

Wounded Four Times The WW1 Carrier Pigeon That Flew to the Rescue

The bird was in awful condition, having been hit in the breast, lost one eye, gotten a bullet hole in her wing, and had a…

Crossword Alarm: The Puzzle That Nearly Stopped D-Day

The third crossword that appeared on May 27, 1944 included the word “Overlord,” the codename for the entire D-Day operation. There are moments in history…

Movie Mistakes – A Bridge Too Far

Early in the movie, in the scene when the generals are having a meeting, they have a map of Europe and Middle East from the…

Pitch Invasion – The Football War

The next day the Honduran team was transferred to the stadium in armored vehicles. The history of human kind has seen a number of wars…

Brandenburgers – The Nazi Menace Behind Enemy Lines

Before they could figure out what was happening, the bridge guards found themselves caught in a crossfire between the four fake captives and German soldiers…

The Beautiful Angel of Bordeaux – He Saved Thousands of Lives as Germans Were Storming France

For people who stand strong in their beliefs there are no hard times or difficult choices. There are only principles and one’s will to stick…