Documentary ”General Draza Mihailovic”

The untold epic documentary of a WWII hero, with testimonies from American experts, along with authentic clips and as yet unseen archival footage in HD resolution juxtaposed with locations in the present day where crucial events took place during WWII. This is the first documentary that sheds new light on General Draza Mihailovic, and exposes the fabricated history written by the post-war Yugoslav regime.

A hero of the Balkan Wars and World War One, specialized in diplomacy and intelligence, he was a professor of Strategy and Tactics at the Military Academy in Belgrade in the 1930’s. On the eve of World War Two he was the leading expert of guerrilla warfare in the Balkans. On April 6th, 1941, the Nazis attacked the Kingdom of Yugoslavia which was crushed after 12 days. Mihailovic, promoted to Army General by the Yugoslavian government in exile in London, raised the first and largest guerrilla force in Europe.

He was considered by Western military experts as the second greatest guerrilla leader in world history. However, the Communist party used the chaos of war to form their paramilitary force, backed by Stalin, in order to seize power in Yugoslavia. In 1943, the Western allies betray Mihailovic and start to support Tito’s Yugoslav Communists in order to appease Stalin.
The Communists seize power in 1945, capture General Mihailovic in March 1946, prosecute him in a stalinistic-style trial and execute him at a still unknown location on July, 17th 1946.

Trailer for General Draza Mihailovic can be seen HERE.

You can rent or buy the documentary HERE.

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General Draza Mihailovic

Narrated by
George Stoykovich

Written and Directed by
Miloslav Samardzic

Producer
Milisav Cumic

Editor
Srecko Divic

Original Music
Dobrica Andric

Camera
Srecko Divic, Predrag Rudovic, Idei Sandor, Dragan Krsmanovic, Joze Mozina, Bojan Dragicevic

Archival Interviews
Nada Ljubic, Vladimir Momchilovic

Sound Editor
Dobrica Andric, Srecko Divic

Historical Consultants
Dragan Krsmanovic, Milutin Velisavljevic

Filmed on Location
Ivanjica, Belgrade, Zlatar, Avala, Ravna Gora, Struganik,
Ljubljana, Kragujevac, Rtanj, Boljevac, Sokobanja, Drina (Foca), Visegrad, Rogatica, Sokolac, Zelengora, Oskoruse (Varda), Windsor (Canada), Chicago.

Special Thanks
Nikaljevic family (Kotor), Zoran Blagojevic (Munster), Milos Supica (Chicago), Dusko Jankovic (Tennessee), Miodrag Beljakovic (New Jersey), Milica Vlaisavljevic Beljakovic (New Jersey), Dr Pavle Topalovic (Nev York), Nikola Kuridza (New York), Momo Marinkovic (Cacak), Zvezdan Vrbanovic (Smederevo), Milan Grubor (Smederevo), Branko Petrović (New York), Bratislav Stankovic (Sydney)

Stock Footage Courtesy of
Branko Petrovic (New York)
National Archives (Washington DC)
Yugoslav Film Archive (Belgrade)
“Vajat” (Belgrade)
The Slovenian Film Archive,
Archives of The Republic of Slovenia

Photographs
Military Museum (Belgrade)
History Archive (Sabac)
Military Archive (Belgrade)
Museum of Rudnik-Takovo (Gornji Milanovac)
National Archives (Washington DC)
National Museum of Kraljevo
Dusan Babac
Bane Jevtic
Dr. Luka Stamatovic
www.znaci.net

Additional Music:
The Royal Guard Orchestraof The Army of The Kingdom Of Serbs, Croats And Slovenes.

Recorded in Belgrade 1927, digitized by Stevan Kozobaric, Milan Mica Petrovic, Kevin Macleod www.Inkompetech.com

Map Design
Ivan Matejic

Graphic Design
Nikola Berbakov

Opening Animation
Vladimir Djordjevic

Motion Graphics
Sasa Markovic

Design Animation
Bojan Krstic (MSc)

Translated by
Vladimir Nikolic

Co-producer
Organization of Serbian Chetniks ‘’Ravna Gora’’

Produced by
Pogledi (Serbia) & MC Film Consultants Ltd (UK)

©2019 Pogledi Kragujevac DOO, Serbia.

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