Category Archives: History

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

News: New Resources on Bleiburg

With all the controversy regarding the Sarajevo Mass, some much needed new resources have been made available regarding the Bleiburg Tragedy. They will be of great use to those coming to the subject or who wish to know more.

Posted in Bleiburg, History

News: EPP Working Group on Intercultural and Religious Dialogue Members Send Cardinal Puljić a Letter of Support

In light of the attacks against the Catholic Church in Sarajevo for its planned Mass for the victims of the Blieburg Tragedy on Sunday, members the EPP Working Group on Intercultural and Religious Dialogue have sent a letter of support … Continue reading

Posted in Bleiburg, Croats in Bosnia-Herzegovina, History

English Language Bleiburg Documentary Now Available on YouTube

People wanting to know more about Croatia’s Bleiburg Tragedy can now access – for free – a recent documentary on the matter. The Croatian Film Institute have placed on YouTube  its award winning film “Bleiburg: Tito’s License for Genocide,” by … Continue reading

Posted in Bleiburg, History

New Video on Brač’s Blaca Hermitage

Unfortunately, the Brač Centre for Culture website has yet to have an English language version. However, they have released via Facebook a splendid new video regarding the Blaca Hermitage so we can forgive them just a little. Just over 11 … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Economy, History

Comment: Bleiburg – A Way Forward

By Brian Gallagher This year marks the 75th anniversary of what is known in Croatia as the Bleiburg Tragedy. This was when thousands of Croatian troops who fought with the Nazi puppet Independent State of Croatia (NDH), who had surrendered … Continue reading

Posted in Bleiburg, Croatian politics and elections, History

The Vukovar Water Tower By Brian Gallagher (Vukovarski Vodotoranj)

CBR Editor Brian Gallagher gave a talk on the Vukovar Water Tower on 20 November (Croatian Remembrance Day) at the Croatian Church in London. He discussed its history and the effort underway to raise money for its reconsturction as a … Continue reading

Posted in History, Homeland War, Uncategorized

Life and Times Of Croatia’s Blessed Alojzije Stepinac – A Robin Harris Book

Originally posted on Croatia, the War, and the Future:
? From left: Robin Harris (historian and author),Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic (Croatian president)and Zeljko Tanjic (Rector, Croatian Catholic University)PHOTO: predsjednica.hr It was Friday 21 October 2016 when in Zagreb Croatia, accompanied by the…

Posted in History