Monthly Archives: August 2020

NFCA Book Club Discussion with Three Talented Croatian American Authors

The National Federation of Croatian Americans recently had a book club webinar (above) featuring three Croatian American authors: Ottessa Moshfegh, author of Death in Her Hands Nadean Stone, author of No Stone Unturned: A Remarkable Journey To Identity. Catherine Kapphahn, … Continue reading

Posted in Croats Overseas/Disaspora, Culture, Events, Webinar

Crodiaspora Webinar on Operation Storm

  Crodiaspora last week produced a highly informative webinar on Operation Storm and the following trials. It provides an overview on the military operation that liberated a large part of Croatia as well as saving the Bosnian Muslims at Bihać … Continue reading

Posted in Croats Overseas/Disaspora, Homeland War, Webinar

The 25th Anniversary of Operation Storm

This week sees the 25th anniversary of Operation Storm. This military action by Croatia liberated its own territory, saved Bosnia-Herzegovina – preventing further genocide –  and brought peace. The below article was written by CBR Editor Brian Gallagher in 2015 … Continue reading

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New Documentary: The Airmen & the Baroness – American POWs in Croatia 1941-1945

Nikola Knez, director of documentaries on Operation Storm and the Bleiburg Tragedy, has produced a new film. This time it is about the stories of US airman shot down over Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina during the Second World War, and held … Continue reading

Posted in Bleiburg, Croats Overseas/Disaspora, History

Why Did “Krajina” Serbs leave during Croatia’s Operation Storm?

One of the big myths of the war in former Yugoslavia is that the Croatian Army ‘expelled’ the Serb population of ‘Krajina’ (areas occupied by Serbian military forces) during Operation Storm.  Luka Misetic, the lawyer who successfully defended Croatian Army … Continue reading

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Operation Storm Webinar to be held 4 August

With the 25th anniversary of Croatia’s Operation Storm coming up, Crodiaspora is holding a webinar on the military operation that defeated Milosević and brought about peace. Operation Storm liberated a large swathe of Croatian territory occupied by Serb forces, saved … Continue reading

Posted in Homeland War