Blue Helmets and Black Markets : The Business of Survival in the Siege of Sarajevo (Reprint) (Paperback)

Blue Helmets and Black Markets : The Business of Survival in the Siege of Sarajevo (Reprint) (Paperback)

My War School in Sarajevo : A Survivor of the Siege of Sarajevo (1992-1996) (Reprint) (Paperback) (Kruna

My War School in Sarajevo : A Survivor of the Siege of Sarajevo (1992-1996) (Reprint) (Paperback) (Kruna

The Siege of Sarajevo is the longest siege of a capital city in the history of modern warfare.[4] Serb forces of the Republika Srpska and the Yugoslav People's Army besieged Sarajevo, the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, from 5 April 1992 to 29 February 1996 during the Bosnian War. The siege lasted three times longer than the Siege of Stalingrad and a year longer than the Siege of Leningrad. [5]

And that happened right before our very eyes in Europe. "Bosnian parliament building burns after being hit by Serbian tank fire during the Siege of Sarajevo.

A young boy witnesses an act of courage as a cellist plays to commemorate the lives of 22 people killed in the siege of Sarajevo

A young boy witnesses an act of courage as a cellist plays to commemorate the lives of 22 people killed in the siege of Sarajevo

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People waiting in line to gather water during the Siege of Sarajevo, 1992

Cellist Vedran Smailovic breaks down in tears after playing a requiem to a dead friend at Hero’s Cemetery, where Bosnian fighters were buried during the siege of Sarajevo in 1992.

Cellist Vedran Smailovic breaks down in tears after playing a requiem to a dead friend at Hero’s Cemetery, where Bosnian fighters were buried during the siege of Sarajevo in [Credit : Tom Stoddart/Getty Images]

'You will never defeat us': Meliha Vareshanovic walks proudly and defiantly to work in the dangerous suburb of Dobrinja during the siege of Sarajevo in Angelina Jolie's favourite photograph

Walking tall in the face of danger: The picture of woman in make-up and heels who inspired Angelina Jolie with her defiance and pride as she refused to cower to gunmen during the Balkans war

SARAJEVO, BOSNIA - In the dangerous suburb of Dobrinja, Meliha Varesanovic walks proudly and defiantly to work during the Siege of Sarajevo. (Photo by Tom Stoddart, Women of Sarajevo Revisited)

Mladic was the Commander in Charge during the siege of Sarajevo, which saw the Serb-controlled army take hold of the city from April 1992 to February 1996, killing many of its citizens.

Sarajevo: looking back 20 years on

Sarajevo: 6 April A Bosnian special forces soldier returns fire in downtown Sarajevo as he and civilians are shot at by Serbian snipers.

Sarajevo 19.3.1996 war - Sarajevo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

February The Bosnian government declares the end of the Siege of Sarajevo, the longest siege of a capital city in the history of modern warfare. The Army of Republika Srpska has besieged the Bosnian capital since April

We visited Sarajevo 20 years after the Siege of Sarajevo and realized it’s a city that is still very much in recovery. Although it seems nearly impossible to visit Sarajevo without at least some knowledge of the war that occurred there, it would be equally impossible to go and not notice the marks left from almost four years of fighting. Everywhere we looked, we saw reminders of war; bullet holes in buildings, hillside graveyards and heartbreaking monuments.

20 years after the Siege of Sarajevo: A photo essay

We visited Sarajevo 20 years after the Siege of Sarajevo and realized it’s a city that is healing slowly and is still very much in the recovery process.

Sarajevo (Bosnie-Herzégovine) - Siège de la ville : 1992-1993

The cellist of Sarajevo, Vedran Smailovic, playing in partially destroyed national

Documentary photographer Chris Leslie returned to Bosnia to mark 20 years since the signing of the Dayton peace agreement, which came after nearly four years of war and ended the siege of Sarajevo

Documentary photographer Chris Leslie returned to Bosnia to mark 20 years since the signing of the Dayton peace agreement, which came after nearly four years of war and ended the siege of Sarajevo

A Sarajevo Rose is a concrete scar made by a mortar shell explosion that was later painted with red resin as a memorial to those who were killed during the Siege of Sarajevo.

War zone tourism: should we go?

A Sarajevo Rose is a concrete scar made by a mortar shell explosion that was later painted with red resin as a memorial to those who were killed during the Siege of Sarajevo.

Sarajevo Roses - mortar shell explosions in concrete filled with red resin in honour of those killed in the Bosnian War

Sarajevo Roses - mortar shell explosions in concrete filled with red resin in honour of those killed in the Bosnian War

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