Tag Archive for Carl Savich

Belgrade, 1944: The Battle for the City

By Carl Savich The battle for Belgrade lasted for six days from October 14-20, 1944. The seizure of Belgrade was the climax of a major Soviet offensive. What made the offensive possible was the total collapse and implosion of Romania…

The Watch on the Drina: The NDH in 1942

By Carl Savich In 1942, the NDH released the documentary The Watch on the Drina, Wacht an der Drina in German, Straza na Drini in Croatian, and La Guardia Sulla Drina in Italian, a documentary film short directed and written…

Jasenovac in Film and TV: Tower of Death (1988)

By Carl Savich In 1988, a documentary on the Stara Gradiska sub-camp of the Jasenovac concentration camp system was released in Yugoslavia entitled Kula Smrti or Tower of Death by Croatian director Vladimir Tadej. The film was made by Studio…

Jasenovac in Film and TV: A Filmography

  By Carl Savich The Jasenovac concentration camp is one of the most covered-up and neglected facts of World War II and the Holocaust. There is still no mainstream historical account of Jasenovac. There have been documentaries and historical texts…