Definitions for "Partisans"
Keywords:  fighters, guerrilla, nazi, tito, balkan
The army Tito led to victory, composed of Communist guerillas drawn from a wide spectrum of Balkan ethnic groups, but dominated by Serbs and Montenegrins.
Popular name for resistance forces led by Josip Broz Tito during World War II. In December 1941, adopted formal name People's Liberation Army and Partisan Detachments.
Underground fighters against the Nazi regime, generally operating from Russia, Poland, and Lithuania.