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Jastrebarsko – concentration camp for children

Jastrebarsko – concentration camp for children Approximately 30km southwest of Zagreb, alongside the Karlovac-Zagreb highway, lies the town of Jastrebarsko – site of one of the former Ustaša concentration camps specifically for children. Although only operational for a few months in the summer of 1942, this Croatian town will forever be remembered as a site of unimaginable suffering. Serbian and

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Jasenovac – Concentration camp

JASENOVAC Often overlooked when considering the concentration camp system, the large complex of camps known as Jasenovac was located on approximately 220 acres of land southeast of Zagreb, Croatia. Established following the newly created independent state of Croatia, the camps were erected on the banks of the Sava river. Of five hundred prewar village houses, 432 were demolished and over

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‘Operation Storm’ Mark Danner OCTOBER 22, 1998 ISSUE

Standing motionless among their hulking war machines like statues in the dark, 200,000 Croat soldiers dropped their cigarettes, then clambered into tanks and trucks and armored personnel carriers and, in a sudden earsplitting eruption of grating gears, pushed forward into Serb-held Krajina. Thus began, before dawn on August 4, 1995, “Operation Storm.” Within hours Croat commanders knew their code name

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The last genocide of Krajina Serbs: Operation STORM, joint Croatian and USA criminal enterprise

Posted on August 4, 2013 by Grey Carter In 1578, almost a half a century before the first Pilgrims sailed to America, the Serbs were invited to settle in then desolate area of Krajina. (see the map bellow). Ever since the Serbs were majority population in the region. Krajina – the Military Frontier – was a place of constant battle

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Operation Storm: Croatia’s Triumph, Serbia’s Grief

Croatia this week celebrates its defeat of Serb rebels during Operation Storm 20 years ago, but Serbia will mourn the hundreds killed and the 200,000 who became refugees. Marija Ristic, Ivana Nikolic, Sven Milekic BIRN Belgrade, Zagreb Croatian President Franjo Tudjman and general Ante Gotovina during Operation Storm. Photo: Anka Bjelivuk was 47 when she and her husband took

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Vatican’s Holocaust

Ante’ Pavilec greets Cardinal Alois (Alojzije) Stepinac “Blessed” Alojzije (Aloysius) Viktor Cardinal Stepinac (May 8, 1898 – February 10, 1960) was a Croatian Catholic Prelate. He was Archbishop of Zagreb from 1937 to 1960. In1946, in a verdict that polarised public opinion both in Yugoslavia and beyond, a Belgrade court found him guilty ofcollaborating with the Ustaše and complicity in

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