Military Wiki
Advertisement

The Croatian War of Independence was fought from 1991 to 1995 between Croat forces loyal to the government of Croatia—which had declared independence from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY)—and the Serb-controlled Yugoslav People's Army (JNA) and local Serb forces, with the JNA ending its combat operations in Croatia by 1992.

1990

  • 25 July 1990
    • Newly elected Parliament of Croatia changes constitution of the Socialist Republic of Croatia, amending its name, symbols and its top leadership, embarking on a path of independence of Croatia
  • 1 August 1990
    • SAO Kninska Krajina proclaims autonomy
  • 17 August 1990
  • 22 December 1990
    • Christmas Constitution

1991

  • March–April 1991
    • SAO Krajina proclaims itself to be separate from Croatia and seeks unification with Serbia[6]
  • 2 May 1991
  • 25 June 1991
    • Slovenia and Croatia declare their independence[9][10]
  • 7 July 1991
  • 1 August 1991
  • 5 October 1991
    • Croatia commences general mobilization[16]
  • 23 November 1991

1992

  • 30 May 1992
    • UN imposes sanctions against FR Yugoslavia[31]
  • 7 June 1992 - 26 June 1992
  • 21–23 June 1992
    • Miljevci plateau battle[34]
  • 22 September 1992
    • FR Yugoslavia ousted from the UN[35]

1993

1994

1995

  • 12 November 1995
    • Signing of Erdut agreement[42]

See also

References

  1. "Roads Sealed as Yugoslav Unrest Mounts". The New York Times. August 19, 1990. http://www.nytimes.com/1990/08/19/world/roads-sealed-as-yugoslav-unrest-mounts.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 11, 2010. 
  2. "Armed Serbs Guard Highways in Croatia During Referendum". The New York Times. August 20, 1990. http://www.nytimes.com/1990/08/20/world/armed-serbs-guard-highways-in-croatia-during-referendum.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 11, 2010. 
  3. Stephen Engelberg (March 3, 1991). "Belgrade Sends Troops to Croatia Town". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1991/03/03/world/belgrade-sends-troops-to-croatia-town.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 11, 2010. 
  4. Stephen Engelberg (March 4, 1991). "Serb-Croat Showdown in One Village Square". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1991/03/04/world/serb-croat-showdown-in-one-village-square.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 11, 2010. 
  5. Chuck Sudetic (April 1, 1991). "Deadly Clash in a Yugoslav Republic". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1991/04/01/world/deadly-clash-in-a-yugoslav-republic.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 11, 2010. 
  6. Chuck Sudetic (April 2, 1991). "Rebel Serbs Complicate Rift on Yugoslav Unity". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1991/04/02/world/rebel-serbs-complicate-rift-on-yugoslav-unity.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 11, 2010. 
  7. Stephen Engelberg (May 5, 1991). "One More Dead as Clashes Continue in Yugoslavia". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1991/05/05/world/one-more-dead-as-clashes-continue-in-yugoslavia.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 11, 2010. 
  8. Nation, R. Craig (2004). War in the Balkans, 1991-2002. Lightning Source Inc. p. 5. ISBN 978-1-4102-1773-8. http://books.google.com/books?id=V-lOPQAACAAJ. 
  9. "DEKLARACIJA o proglašenju suverene i samostalne Republike Hrvatske" (in Croatian). DECLARATION on proclamation of sovereign and independent Republic of Croatia. Narodne Novine. June 25, 1991. http://narodne-novine.nn.hr/clanci/sluzbeni/1991_06_31_875.html. Retrieved December 12, 2010. 
  10. Chuck Sudetic (26 June 1991). "2 Yugoslav States Vote Independence To Press Demands". Archived from the original on 29 July 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/69Wj75HVR. Retrieved 12 December 2010. 
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 "Milosevic Indictment: Text". BBC News. October 29, 2001. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/354561.stm. Retrieved December 19, 2010. 
  12. Chris Sudetic (August 24, 1991). "Fighting May Unravel Yugoslav Truce". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1991/08/24/world/fighting-may-unravel-yugoslav-truce.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  13. Chris Sudetic (August 26, 1991). "New Croatia Strife After Bonn Warning". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1991/08/26/world/new-croatia-strife-after-bonn-warning.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  14. David Binder (November 9, 1991). "OLD CITY TOTTERS IN YUGOSLAV SIEGE". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1991/11/09/world/old-city-totters-in-yugoslav-siege.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 16, 2010. 
  15. Matijević, Božena (26 September 2010). "Digitalno doba stiže u metropolu" (in Croatian). Digital Age Comes to the Capital. http://www.vecernji.hr/vijesti/digitalno-doba-stize-metropolu-clanak-195959. 
  16. Chris Sudetic (October 6, 1991). "Shells Still Fall on Croatian Towns Despite Truce". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1991/10/06/world/shells-still-fall-on-croatian-towns-despite-truce.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 16, 2010. 
  17. "Yugoslav Planes Attack Croatian Presidential Palace". The New York Times. October 8, 1991. http://www.nytimes.com/1991/10/08/world/yugoslav-planes-attack-croatian-presidential-palace.html. Retrieved December 13, 2010. 
  18. "69 hrvatskih civila ubijeno u Lovasu u oktobru 1991." (in Serbian). 69 Croatian civilians killed in Lovas in October 1991. B92. October 20, 2010. http://www.b92.net/info/dokumenti/index.php?nav_id=466651. Retrieved December 22, 2010. 
  19. "Serbia war crimes prosecutor investigating 12 for 1991 mass murders of Croats". JURIST. May 30, 2007. http://jurist.law.pitt.edu/paperchase/2007/05/serbia-war-crimes-prosecutor.php. Retrieved December 19, 2010. 
  20. "Croatia: Information on abuses carried out between April 1992 and September 1992 by Serbian military and paramilitary forces in Krajina generally and in particular in the places named in Response HRV16050.E". United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. February 1, 1994. http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/category,COI,IRBC,QUERYRESPONSE,HRV,3ae6acfb9f,0.html. Retrieved December 20, 2010. 
  21. Chuck Sudetic (January 25, 1992). "Evidence in Massacre Points to Croats". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1992/01/25/world/evidence-in-massacre-points-to-croats.html. Retrieved December 19, 2010. 
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.3 "SUMMARY OF JUDGEMENT FOR MILAN MARTIĆ" (PDF). International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. June 12, 2007. http://www.icty.org/x/cases/martic/tjug/en/070612_summary_en.pdf. Retrieved December 19, 2010. 
  23. Chuck Sudetic (4 November 1991). "Army Rushes to Take a Croatian Town". Archived from the original on 29 July 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/69Wkpvqwn. Retrieved 29 July 2012. 
  24. Stjepan Bernardić (November 15, 2004). "Admiral Letica je naredio: Raspali!" (in Croatian). Admiral Letica ordered: Fire!. Slobodna Dalmacija. http://arhiv.slobodnadalmacija.hr/20041115/temedana01.asp. Retrieved December 18, 2010. 
  25. Chuck Sudetic (November 18, 1991). "Croats Concede Danube Town's Loss". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1991/11/18/world/croats-concede-danube-town-s-loss.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  26. Eugene Brcic (June 29, 1998). "Croats bury victims of Vukovar massacre". The Independent. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/croats-bury-victims-of-vukovar-massacre-1168387.html. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  27. "Croatia war-crimes suspect extradited". CNN International. November 16, 2001. http://articles.cnn.com/2001-11-16/world/croatia.extradict_1_war-crimes-war-crimes-bosnian-croat?_s=PM:WORLD. Retrieved December 19, 2010. 
  28. "Impunity for unlawful killings and extrajudicial executions allegedly committed by members of the Croatian Army and police forces". A shadow on Croatia's future: Continuing impunity for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Amnesty International / UNHCR. 2004-12-13. pp. 9–10. http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/pdfid/42ae98ac0.pdf. Retrieved 2011-08-13. 
  29. Stephen Engelberg (December 19, 1991). "Villagers in Croatia Recount Massacre by Serbian Forces". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1991/12/19/world/villagers-in-croatia-recount-massacre-by-serbian-forces.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 16, 2010. 
  30. "Optužnica protiv šestorice državljana Srbije, ubojica iz Gline 1991.". 2008-06-11. http://urednik.slobodnadalmacija.hr/Crna-kronika/tabid/70/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/10776/Default.aspx. Retrieved 2011-01-23.  (contains the forensic analysis done by Serb authorities)
  31. Kinzer, Stephen SANCTIONS DRIVING YUGOSLAV ECONOMY INTO DEEP DECLINE The New York Times, 31 August 1992. Accessdate 12 August 2010.
  32. Rupić, Mate, ed (2008) (in Croatian) (PDF). Republika Hrvatska i Domovinski rat 1990.-1995. - Dokumenti, Knjiga 3. [The Republic of Croatia and the Croatian War of Independence 1990-1995 - Documents, Volume 3]. Zagreb, Croatia: Hrvatski memorijalno-dokumentacijski centar Domovinskog rata. ISBN 9789537439132. http://www.centardomovinskograta.hr/pdf/izdanja/Dokumenti_03.pdf. 
  33. Klarica, Siniša (6 October 2012). "Agotić nam nije rekao ni "hvala"" (in Croatian). Agotić Did Not Even Thank Us. http://www.zadarskilist.hr/clanci/06102012/agotic-nam-nije-rekao-ni-hvala. 
  34. Michael T. Kaufman (June 24, 1992). "CROATIAN TROOPS HIT SERBIAN AREA". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1992/06/24/world/croatian-troops-hit-serbian-area.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 17, 2010. 
  35. Sudetic, Chuck U.N. Expulsion of Yugoslavia Breeds Defiance and Finger-Pointing The New York Times, 24 September 1992. Accessdate 12 August 2010.
  36. 36.0 36.1 Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Routledge. 1998. pp. 272–278. ISBN 1-85743-058-1. http://books.google.hr/books?id=qmN95fFocsMC&pg=PA272&lpg=PA272&dq=Greguric+government+croatia&source=bl&ots=6XLfVzEpQl&sig=454dYHA5ogaOYaYPhxM0YlDxuRk&hl=hr&ei=4_0JTYPqBdGp8QO5g9BJ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CCcQ6AEwAjgK#v=onepage&q=Greguric%20government%20croatia&f=false. Retrieved December 16, 2010. 
  37. "Croatian Serbs Won't Even Look At Plan for Limited Autonomy". The New York Times. January 31, 1995. http://www.nytimes.com/1995/01/31/world/croatian-serbs-won-t-even-look-at-plan-for-limited-autonomy.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 18, 2010. 
  38. Roger Cohen (May 2, 1995). "CROATIA HITS AREA REBEL SERBS HOLD, CROSSING U.N. LINES". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1995/05/02/world/croatia-hits-area-rebel-serbs-hold-crossing-un-lines.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 18, 2010. 
  39. Roger Cohen (May 3, 1995). "REBEL SERBS SHELL CROATIAN CAPITAL". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1995/05/03/world/rebel-serbs-shell-croatian-capital.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 18, 2010. 
  40. Roger Cohen (May 4, 1995). "Rebel Serbs Pound Zagreb for Second Day". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1995/05/04/world/rebel-serbs-pound-zagreb-for-second-day.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 18, 2010. 
  41. Dean E. Murphy (8 August 1995). "Croats Declare Victory, End Blitz". Archived from the original on 4 August 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/69fL2KrVN. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  42. Chris Hedges (November 12, 1995). "SERBS IN CROATIA RESOLVE KEY ISSUE BY GIVING UP LAND". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1995/11/13/world/serbs-in-croatia-resolve-key-issue-by-giving-up-land.html?ref=croatia. Retrieved December 18, 2010. 

External links

This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).
Advertisement