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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.


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