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  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Feb 5, 1994

    Bosnian War

    Markale massacre

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Feb 5, 1994

    On 5 February 1994, Sarajevo suffered its deadliest single attack of the entire siege with the first Markale massacre, when a 120 millimeter mortar shell landed in the centre of the crowded marketplace, killing 68 people and wounding another 144.




  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday Feb 6, 1994

    Bosnian War

    Future requests for air strikes would be carried out immediately

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday Feb 6, 1994

    On 6 February, UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali formally requested NATO to confirm that future requests for air strikes would be carried out immediately.




  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Feb 9, 1994

    Bosnian War

    Air strikes—at the request of the UN—against artillery and mortar positions in or around Sarajevo

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Feb 9, 1994

    On 9 February 1994, NATO authorized the Commander of Allied Forces Southern Europe (CINCSOUTH), US Admiral Jeremy Boorda, to launch air strikes—at the request of the UN—against artillery and mortar positions in or around Sarajevo determined by UNPROFOR to be responsible for attacks against civilian targets.




  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Feb 12, 1994

    Bosnian War

    First casualty free day

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Feb 12, 1994

    On 12 February, Sarajevo enjoyed its first casualty free day since April 1992.




  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Feb 17, 1994

    Bosnian War

    The large-scale removal of Bosnian-Serb heavy weapons

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Feb 17, 1994

    The large-scale removal of Bosnian-Serb heavy weapons began on 17 February 1994.




  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday Feb 20, 1994

    Bosnian War

    An ultimatum to the Bosnian Serbs

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday Feb 20, 1994

    NATO also issued an ultimatum to the Bosnian Serbs demanding the removal of heavy weapons around Sarajevo by midnight of 20–21 February, or they would face air strikes.




  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Feb 28, 1994

    Bosnian War

    NATO became actively involved

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Feb 28, 1994

    NATO became actively involved when its jets shot down four Serb aircraft over central Bosnia on 28 February 1994 for violating the UN no-fly zone.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Mar 12, 1994

    Bosnian War

    First request for NATO air support

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Mar 12, 1994

    On 12 March 1994, the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) made its first request for NATO air support, but close air support was not deployed, owing to a number of delays associated with the approval process.


  • Maglaj, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday Mar 20, 1994

    Bosnian War

    An aid convoy with medical supplies and doctors reached Maglaj

    Maglaj, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday Mar 20, 1994

    On 20 March an aid convoy with medical supplies and doctors reached Maglaj, a city of 100,000 people, which had been under siege since May 1993 and had been surviving off food supplies dropped by US aircraft. A second convoy on 23 March was hijacked and looted.


  • Goražde, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday Apr 10, 1994

    Bosnian War

    The first time in NATO's history it had conducted air strikes

    Goražde, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday Apr 10, 1994

    On 10–11 April 1994, UNPROFOR called in air strikes to protect the Goražde safe area, resulting in the bombing of a Serbian military command outpost near Goražde by two US F-16 jets.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Apr 14, 1994

    Bosnian War

    Serbs took 150 U.N. personnel hostage

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Apr 14, 1994

    In retaliation, Serbs took 150 U.N. personnel hostage on 14 April.


  • Goražde, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Apr 15, 1994

    Bosnian War

    the Bosnian government lines around Goražde broke

    Goražde, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Apr 15, 1994

    On 15 April, the Bosnian government lines around Goražde broke.


  • Tuzla, Bosna and Herzegovina
    Friday Apr 29, 1994

    Bosnian War

    A Danish contingent (Nordbat 2) on peacekeeping duty in Bosnia

    Tuzla, Bosna and Herzegovina
    Friday Apr 29, 1994

    Around 29 April 1994, a Danish contingent (Nordbat 2) on peacekeeping duty in Bosnia, as part of UNPROFOR's Nordic battalion located in Tuzla, was ambushed when trying to relieve a Swedish observation post (Tango 2) that was under heavy artillery fire by the Bosnian Serb Šekovići brigade at the village of Kalesija.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Thursday May 12, 1994

    Bosnian War

    the US Senate adopted S. 2042

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Thursday May 12, 1994

    On 12 May, the US Senate adopted S. 2042, introduced by Sen. Bob Dole, to unilaterally lift the arms embargo against the Bosnians, but it was repudiated by President Clinton.


  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Aug 5, 1994

    Bosnian War

    NATO aircraft attacked a target within the Sarajevo Exclusion Zone

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Aug 5, 1994

    On 5 August, at the request of UNPROFOR, NATO aircraft attacked a target within the Sarajevo Exclusion Zone after weapons were seized by Bosnian Serbs from a weapons collection site near Sarajevo.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Sep 22, 1994

    Bosnian War

    NATO aircraft carried out an air strike against a Bosnian Serb tank

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Sep 22, 1994

    On 22 September 1994, NATO aircraft carried out an air strike against a Bosnian Serb tank at the request of UNPROFOR.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Oct 25, 1994

    Bosnian War

    Operation Amanda

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Oct 25, 1994

    Operation Amanda was an UNPROFOR mission led by Danish peacekeeping troops, with the aim of recovering an observation post near Gradačac, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on 25 October 1994.


  • Kupres, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Nov 3, 1994

    Bosnian War

    The first military effort coordinated between the HVO and the ARBiH following the Washington Agreement

    Kupres, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Nov 3, 1994

    The first military effort coordinated between the HVO and the ARBiH following the Washington Agreement was the advance towards Kupres, which was retaken from the VRS on 3 November 1994.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Nov 12, 1994

    Bosnian War

    The US unilaterally lifted the arms embargo

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Nov 12, 1994

    On 12–13 November, the US unilaterally lifted the arms embargo against the government of Bosnia.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Nov 19, 1994

    Bosnian War

    the North Atlantic Council approved the extension of Close Air Support to Croatia

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Nov 19, 1994

    On 19 November 1994, the North Atlantic Council approved the extension of Close Air Support to Croatia for the protection of UN forces in that country.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Nov 29, 1994

    Bosnian War

    Operation Winter 94

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Nov 29, 1994

    On 29 November, the HV and the HVO initiated Operation Winter 94 in southwestern Bosnia. After a month of fighting, Croat forces had taken around 200 square kilometres (77 square miles) of VRS-held territory and directly threatened the main supply route between Republika Srpska and Knin, the capital of Republic of Serbian Krajina. The primary objective of relieving pressure on the Bihać pocket was not achieved, although the ARBiH repelled VRS attacks on the enclave.


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