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Duša Killings
The Duša
Duša
killings refers to the shelling of the village of Duša, Gornji Vakuf
Gornji Vakuf
by the Croatian Defence Council
Croatian Defence Council
on 18 January 1993, in which 7 Bosniak civilians were killed. Bosniak homes were burnt down after the HVO took control of the village.[1]Contents1 Background 2 Attack on Duša 3 See also 4 ReferencesBackground[edit] Gornji Vakuf
Gornji Vakuf
is a town to the south of the Lašva Valley, which had a population of about 10,000 Croats and 14,000 Bosniaks
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3rd Corps Of The Army Of The Republic Of Bosnia And Herzegovina
The 3rd Corps of the Bosnian Army was one of five, later seven. It was established by the order of the Commander of Main Staff of the Bosnian Army Sefer Halilović on 9 November 1992 under Alija Izetbegović. This Corps was formed to unite the rest of the Territorial Defence Force of the Republic of Bosnia and Hercegovina and some Bosnian Special
Special
Forces and Civilian Forces.Contents1 Operational Zone 2 Command2.1 Commanders3 Operational Groups 4 3rd Corps UnitsOperational Zone[edit] The operational zone for the 3rd Corps were the districts of : Banja Luka, Bosanska Dubica, Bosanska Gradiška, Breza, Bugojno, Busovača, Čelinac, Donji Vakuf, Gornji Vakuf, Jajce, Kakanj, Kotor Varoš, Kupres, Laktaši, Mrkonjić Grad, Novi Travnik, Prnjavor, Skender Vakuf, Srbac, Šipovo, Travnik, Vitez, Zavidovići, Zenica
Zenica
and Žepče
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2nd Corps Of The Army Of The Republic Of Bosnia And Herzegovina
The 2nd Corps was one of five, later seven corps in the Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
established in early 1992.Contents1 History 2 Operational zones 3 Commanders 4 Units 5 Arms 6 Military operations and engagements 7 ReferencesHistory[edit] Just like the 1st Corps, the 2nd Corps was established early in 1992. This corps along with the 5th Corps had more success than the other Corps. Operational zones[edit] The 2nd Corps was responsible for the following districts: Tuzla (where were the he
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Black Swans (special Forces)
The Black Swans (Bosnian: Crni Labudovi) was a paramilitary unit[5] and special forces unit within the Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was a "Patriotic League" unit formed in 1992 in Sapna, under the 2nd Corps (later 1st Corps) which eventually numbered 800 men. It was one of several Bosniak special units.[6][7] It earned a reputation for battlefield bravery. The first commander, Senad Mehdin Hodžić, was a former member of the Special
Special
anti-terrorist unit of the Yugoslav Ministry of Internal Affairs. (MUP). When he took command of the Black Swans, he would be known as "Kapetan Labud" or Captain Swan. Captain Hajro Mešić then went on to take the commanding position for a while. The most successful and lasting commander was Brigadier Hase Tirić. The Black Swans' areas of operation included Konjic, Igman
Igman
and Jablanica
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Green Berets (Bosnian Paramilitary)
Zelene beretke
Zelene beretke
(English, "Green Berets") was a paramilitary organization founded in Sarajevo
Sarajevo
in early 1992. They were founded by demobilized soldiers and conscripts from the Yugoslav National Army who were mostly ethnic Bosniaks
Bosniaks
and supporters of Bosnian nationalism. Unlike the ARBiH, the ZB was very closely integrated with the Party of Democratic Action. They were integrated into a newly founded Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
in the second half of 1992. The Green Berets
Green Berets
as a gear of choice and name was selected both as a reference to United States Army Special
Special
Forces (although no actual relation existed) and as a common colour brand of the predominant ethnic group that composed the unit, namely Bosniaks
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Patriotic League (Bosnia And Herzegovina)
The Patriotic League was the first paramilitary unit of Territorial Defence Force of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
(TORBIH).[1]Contents1 History 2 Training 3 Units 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] On December 19, 1990 Alija Izetbegović
Alija Izetbegović
and the SDA party discussed forming an independent paramilitary separate from the Yugoslav People's Army. In March 1991 Sefer Halilović formed the Patriotic League (Patriotska Liga - PL) as an independent Bosnian army, with the same territorial organization as Territorial Defense Forces (TO). Later on the Patriotic League was connected to the TO
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7th Corps Of The Army Of The Republic Of Bosnia And Herzegovina
The 7th Corps was one of seven corps of the Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
and its headquarters were in Travnik. It was reorganized in January 1995.[citation needed] History[edit] This Corps was formed on February 26, 1994
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6th Corps Of The Army Of The Republic Of Bosnia And Herzegovina
The 6th Corps, along with the 7th Corps, of the Bosnian army was formed a little later than the first 5 Corps. 6th Corps History[edit] The 6th Corps of the Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina was formed on 9 June 1993. Konjic
Konjic
became the headquarters of the 6th Corps. 6th Corps was formed from 4th Corps Northern Herzegovina Operational Group to occupy northern Herzegovina from the HVO and eventually reach the Adriatic coast
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5th Corps Of The Army Of The Republic Of Bosnia And Herzegovina
When the unit was formed the Corps had the following armament:[1]T-55 tank (1) 76 mm ZIS (2) mortar 60mm, 82mm, and 120mm automatic rifles (1,094) semi-automatic rifles (479) light machine-guns (152) machine-guns (120) sniper rifles (48) Osa anti-tank launchers (10) Zolja anti-tank launchers (28) M57 anti-tank launchers (9) RBR (11) RPG (9) anti-aircraft guns PAM(3) recoilless guns BS (2) numerous variants of hunting riflesEngagementsOperation Oganj 92 Operation Gorica-03 Operation Tiger '94 Operation Free Grabez '94 Operation Pecigrad '94 Operation Storm
Operation Storm
'95 Operation Sana
Operation Sana
'95CommandersCurrent commander Hajrudin Osmanagić Ramiz Dreković Atif DudakovicInsignia5th Corps patch Winged stallionThe Fifth Corps was one of seven corps in the Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
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4th Corps Of The Army Of The Republic Of Bosnia And Herzegovina
The 4th Corps of the Bosnian army was one of five later seven corps formed in 1992.[1]Contents1 Operational Zone 2 Commanders 3 4th Corps Units 4 ReferencesOperational Zone[edit] The 4th Corps was mainly responsible for then Mostar, the headquarters of the 4th Corps, and the Mostar
Mostar
region, but also Livno, Tomislavgrad and Trebinje, Konjic, Prozor, Jablanica.[2] Commanders[edit]1st Commander: Colonel Arif Pašalić (until 6 Nov
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Zulfikarpašić–Karadžić Agreement
In June 1991, representatives of Bosnian Muslims (Party of Democratic Action, SDA) and Bosnian Serbs (Serb Democratic Party, SDS) met to discuss the future status of SR Bosnia and Herzegovina
SR Bosnia and Herzegovina
during the Yugoslav crisis. On behalf of SDA president Alija Izetbegović, Adil Zulfikarpašić and Muhamed Filipović met with SDS president Radovan Karadžić, Nikola Koljević and Momčilo Krajišnik. The two sides reached an agreement[a] that BiH was to be sovereign and undivided, remaining in a Yugoslav confederation with Serbia and Montenegro. The Muslim-inhabited area of Sandžak
Sandžak
in SR Serbia
SR Serbia
was to become autonomous, while SAO Krajina
SAO Krajina
and SAO Bosanska Krajina
SAO Bosanska Krajina
was to abandon their unification plan
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Army Of Republika Srpska
The Army of Republika Srpska
Republika Srpska
(Serbian: Војска Републике Српске/Vojska Republike Srpske; ВРС/VRS), commonly referred to in English as the Bosnian Serb
Bosnian Serb
Army, was the military of Republika Srpska (RS), the self-proclaimed Serb secessionist republic, a territory within the newly independent Bosnia and Herzegovina (formerly part of Yugoslavia), which it defied, active during the Bosnian War
Bosnian War
(1992–95)
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Bosnian Independence Referendum, 1992
An independence referendum was held in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
between 29 February and 1 March 1992, following the first free elections of 1990 and the rise of ethnic tensions that led to the breakup of Yugoslavia. Independence was strongly favored by Bosniak and Bosnian Croat voters while Bosnian Serbs
Bosnian Serbs
boycotted the referendum or were prevented from participating by Bosnian Serb authorities. The total turnout of voters was 63.4%, 99.7% of whom voted for independence. On 3 March, Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Alija Izetbegović declared the independence of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the parliament ratified the action
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1992 Anti-war Protests In Sarajevo
Government of SR Bosnia and Herzegovina SDS paramilitary forcesLead figures Dragan Vikić Josip Pejaković Slobodan Milošević Radovan KaradžićNumber100,000 protesters20 snipersCasualties2 deaths (Olga Sučić & Suada Dilberović)On 5 April 1992, in response to events all over Bosnia and Herzegovina 100,000 people of all nationalities turned out for a peace rally in Sarajevo. Serb snipers in the iconic Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn
hotel under the control of the Serbian Democratic Party in the heart of Sarajevo opened fire on the crowd killing six people and wounding several more. Suada Dilberović and an ethnic Croat woman Olga Sučić were in the first rows, protesting on the Vrbanja bridge at the time. The bridge on which Sučić and Dilberović were killed was renamed in their honor
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Lašva Valley
The Lašva
Lašva
Valley (Serbo-Croatian: Lašvanska dolina/Лашванска долина) is a 17 kilometers long valley in central Bosnia, defined geographically by the Lašva
Lašva
River's route. It is a tributary of the Bosna River. The Lašva
Lašva
River basin covers the territory of four municipalities: Travnik, Novi Travnik, Vitez
Vitez
and Busovača.[2]Contents1 History1.1 Ancient times 1.2 Pre-Ottoman period 1.3 Ottoman Period 1.4 Post-Ottoman Period 1.5 Modern Day2 Demographics 3 References 4 See alsoHistory[edit]This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed
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Croatian Defence Council
The Croatian Defence Council
Croatian Defence Council
(Croatian: Hrvatsko vijeće obrane, HVO) was the official military formation of the Croatian Republic of Herzeg-Bosnia, an unrecognized entity that existed in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Herzegovina
between 1991 and 1994 during the Bosnian War. The HVO was the main military force of Croats of Bosnia and Herzegovina. In the initial stage of the Bosnian War, the HVO fought alongside the Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
(ARBiH) against the Bosnian Serbs, but in the latter stage of the conflict clashed against its former ally, particularly in the Mostar
Mostar
area.[1] HVO was incorporated into the Army of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Herzegovina
(VFBiH) in December 1995 by following agreement made after signing the Dayton Accords
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