Ministarstvo vanjskih poslova Nezavisne Države Hrvatske

  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Independent State of Croatia
Language of Description
1 Jan 1941 - 1 Jan 1945
  • Croatian
  • German
  • Italian
  • Serbian

Extent and Medium

19 boxes


Scope and Content

Some files from the Minister's cabinet have been saved, on the most important issues of foreign policy, as well as his correspondence and reports admitted from the Croatian embassies in other countries. A significant portion of the collection consists of the writings of the Political Department, relations with the Croatia's allied countries: Italy and Germany, as well as countries in the neighborhood. Usually the Ministry followed the Italians relationship with Serbian Chetniks and the Serbian population and exceeding of the Italian authorities on the ground of ISC; follow the realization of rights of Croats in areas annexed by the Italians, the development of anti-fascist movement in the Italian zone of interest, the development of events in Zemun, displacement of people to Germany, followed developments and policies in the former Kingdom of Yugoslavia, and beyond in the Balkans and the Danube, in terms of Hungarians in Medjimurje and the Hungarian minority in the territory of NDH/ISC, and the organization of the Croatian Orthodox Church. Newspaper section is represented in the largest quantity of material, mostly printed material that resulted from the events in world battlefields and world politics; guidance for the design of newspaper and radio news (aka daily orders). The holdings preserve lists of members of the diplomatic corps in Zagreb, 1943-1945, 1941-1943, international agreements, telegrams in code 1941-1945, etc.

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