Croatia was the portion he was born in. The redistricting names or lines were changed in the wars. I'll see about finding maps for you. "During World War II, when Bosnia was part of the Nazi puppet state known as the Independent State of Croatia," The Independent State of Croatia (Croatian: Nezavisna Država Hrvatska, NDH; German: Unabhängiger Staat Kroatien; Italian: Stato Indipendente di Croazia) was a World War II puppet state of Germany and Italy. It was established in parts of occupied Yugoslavia on 10 April 1941, after the invasion by the Axis powers. Its territory consisted of most of modern-day Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as some parts of modern-day Serbia and Slovenia.