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  • Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Jul 11, 1995

    Bosnian War

    (VRS) occupied the UN "safe area" of Srebrenica

    Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Jul 11, 1995

    On 11 July 1995, Army of Republika Srpska (VRS) forces under general Ratko Mladić occupied the UN "safe area" of Srebrenica in eastern Bosnia where more than 8,000 men were killed in the Srebrenica massacre (most women were expelled to Bosniak-held territory). The United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR), represented on the ground by a 400-strong contingent of Dutch peacekeepers, Dutchbat, failed to prevent the town's capture by the VRS and the subsequent massacre.




  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Jul 25, 1995

    Bosnian War

    Operation Summer 95

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Jul 25, 1995

    Military offensive by the HV (the Croatian Army) and the HVO (the Croatian Defence Council) codenamed Operation Summer 95 took place in western Bosnia.




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