Category Archives: Homeland War

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

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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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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

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New Operation Storm Documentary Online

Croatia’s Operation Storm will soon be celebrating its 25th anniversary. This military operation liberated much territory from Serbian occupation, saved the Bihać enclave in Bosnia-Hercegovina and defeated Milošević and his allies, finally bringing peace. Documentary maker Nikola Knez, has put … Continue reading

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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

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The 20th Anniversary of Operation Storm

CBR Editor Brian Gallagher has written an article regarding Operation Storm – why it took place and subsequent events. The piece appear in the excellent publication Most, published by the Croatian Chaplaincy in London. Most, with articles in both English … Continue reading

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Why Croatia commemorates Vukovar

CBR Editor Brian Gallagher was priviliged to be asked again to give a speech in regards to Vukovar on Croatia’s Remembrance Day service at the Croatian Chaplaincy in London. Croatian Chaplaincy London, 22nd November 2015 Why Croatia commemorates Vukovar Brian … Continue reading

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Croatia Remembering Victims Of Vukovar And Skabrnje

Today Croatia remembers Vukovar – which fell in 1991 to invading Serbian/Yugoslav Army forces. This is an excellent article by Ina Vukic Croatia, the War, and the Future Fountain in Zagreblights up as Vucedol Dovethe symbol of VukovarCroatia24th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Why Croatia is justified in celebrating Operation Storm

The lawyer who successfully defended Croatian General Ante Gotovina at the ICTY in the Hague has written an excellent article regarding Operation Storm for the the newspaper Jutarnji List.  The English version can be seen here

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