Aleksandar Berić, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Aleksandar Berić

Serbian Navy commander

Date of Birth: 13-Jun-1906

Place of Birth: Novi Bečej, Vojvodina, Serbia

Date of Death: 12-Apr-1941

Profession: military officer

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Aleksandar Berić

  • Aleksandar Beric (13 June 1906 – 12 April 1941), born in Novi Becej, Serbia, was an officer in the Royal Yugoslav Navy during the German invasion of Yugoslavia in 1941. He was commander (rank: lieutenant of I.class, commander of the frigate) of the monitor Drava on which he heroically died on 12 April 1941.
  • He fought against Luftwaffe Stuka dive-bombers on the river Danube, refusing to surrender his ship to superior German forces. The main barracks for the river flotilla in Novi Sad is named after Beric.

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