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Croatian heros in the course of history
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» 481 foreign volunteers from 35 countries defended Croatia in 1991-1995
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 07/24/2010 | Croatian Heroes , History | Unrated
Sons of Croatia! 72 were killed in action (15 from England, 14 from Germany, 8 from France,...), and 88 wounded in action. Present in every front-line brigade, volunteers could be found on all of Croatia's five fronts. They were an enormous boost to civilian morale and their presence in battered front-line towns brought resolve to exhausted defenders. Jean-Michel Nicollier from France on the photo is one of the victims, assasinated in Ovčar
» Vukovar was the target of more than 1,500,000 grenades in 1991
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 10/27/2009 | Croatian Heroes , Human Rights , History | Unrated
In 1991 the city of Vukovar in Croatia, on the Danube river, was the target of more than 1,500,000 grenades of all kinds of sizes in just a few months, and more than 13,500 houses were devastated. A favorite target during the Serbian aggression was 50m high water tower, on the left. The city is the birthplace of professor Lavoslav Leopold Ruľička, distinguished expert in chemistry, one among three Croatian Nobel Prize winners.
» Jack Baric: SEARCHING FOR A STORM screenings in USA, Canada and Australia
Submitted By Jack Baric | Published 04/22/2009 | Croatian Heroes , History , Education | Unrated
  In North America the film SEARCHING FOR A STORM by Jack Barić will be shown in San Pedro, Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Toronto, Chicago, Cleveland, Montreal, and New York. In Australia it will be screened in Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Gold Coast, Perth, Canberra, Brisbane, and Geelong.
» The Vukovar Hospital 1991, important monograph about its tragedy
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 04/13/2009 | Croatian Heroes , Human Rights , Politics , History , Education | Unrated
The English edition of the monograph The Vukovar Hospital 1991 has been published in 2008 by the Vukovar Hospital and "Society of the Croatian doctors and volunteers in 1990-1991". Its Organizer council consists of Dr.  Vesna Bosanac, Dr. Juraj Njavro, and Dr. ©tefan Biro. Especially important is an article by professor Andrija Hebrang, entitled: Silence of the International humanitarian organizations about the tragedy of the Vukovar Hospi
» Brian Gallagher interviewed Croatian American filmmaker Jack Baric
Submitted By Brian Gallagher | Published 03/21/2009 | Croatian Heroes , Croatians in B&H , Politics , Media Watch , History , Education | Unrated
Exclusive interview with American Croatian filmmaker Jack Baric, the director of the new film, 'Searching for a Storm', published by Croatian Herald (Australia) 13 March 2009. New documentary about 'Operation Storm' which liberated the occupied parts of Croatia in 1995, and saved the city of Bihać in BiH from tragedy. Interviewer: Brian Gallagher, London; Jack Baric on the photo.
» Louis Cukela recipient of USA Navy and Army Medals of Honor during WWI
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach | Published 03/16/2009 | Croatian Heroes , People , History | Unrated
Louis Cukela (Vjekoslav Lujo Čukela, 1888-1956), was awarded both the Navy and Army Medals of Honor for extraordinary heroism in France 1918 during World War I. He was the only living man to hold two such decorations for extreme bravery in a single war. Čukela was born in Split in Croatia, and emigrated to the USA in 1913.
» Dr. Drago Stambuk: Speech at the Holy Mass for Vukovar Victims, Tokyo 2008
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 11/16/2008 | Croatian Heroes , Human Rights , In Memoriam , History , Environment , Education | Unrated
Dr. Drago ©tambuk in his speech in Tokyo at the Holy Mass for Vukovar Victims, November 16th 2008, said that "... Vukovar's treatment by the Serbian forces onslaught from August to November 1991, when up to 15,000 missiles would fall daily on this beautiful baroque town, turned its citizens into martyrs and town into a waste land. The lives of the inhabitants were conducted inside cellars..."
» Croatian Heroes: Kata ©oljić legendary Croatian mother died
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 11/10/2008 | Croatian Heroes , People , In Memoriam , History | Unrated
Kata ©oljić, considered as a hero of Homeland War, lost her four sons who defended Croatia in 1990s during the Battle for Vukovar. She was seeking the remains of her children for twelve years, and the last one was found in 2003. During the Second World War she lost her four brothers. Kata ©oljić died in 2008 in Zagreb, at the age of  87.
» Croatian Heroes: Heroes of Vukovar TV serial by Eduard & Dominik Galic, part 10
Submitted By Dominik Galić, producer | Published 11/5/2008 | Croatian Heroes , Human Rights , History | Unrated
Part 10 is the last one from the Vukovar Heroes series by Eduard and Dominik Galić, entitled Blago Zadro. It will be available on Friday 07.11.2008 20.10. This episode is about legendary Blago Zadro and his influence on Vukovar's defenders.


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