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Yalta, 1945: The Impact on Yugoslavia

By Carl Savich What was the impact of the 1945 Yalta Conference on Yugoslavia? The key result of the conference for Yugoslavia was that it endorsed and ratified the 1944 agreement between Josip Broz Tito and Ivan Subasic. The end…

Belgrade, 1944: The 1964 Air Disaster at Avala

By Carl Savich Twenty Year Anniversary October 20, 1964 marked the twentieth anniversary of the liberation of Belgrade in World War II. To commemorate the event, a Soviet delegation was coming to Belgrade for celebrations and memorials. The Soviet team…

At Stalingrad: The Ideological Basis for the NDH Role

  By Carl Savich The September 24, 1942 visit by NDH leader Ante Pavelic to Golubinskaya outside of Stalingrad was the culmination of decades of an anti-Communist, anti-Soviet ideology. Ante Pavelic was an anti-Communist ideologue. He saw Nazi Germany, a…

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…