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Archive Photos Of Vukovar, Croatia

During the war in Croatia (1991-1995) the center of Vukovar, its landmarks and emblematic baroque buildings were destroyed. One of the most diverse and multi-ethnic communities in the former Yugoslavia was extinguished.


Fighting in Vukovar. November 1, 1991.
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Fighting in Vukovar. November 1, 1991.

A panoramic view of the town, taken the same day.
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A panoramic view of the town, taken the same day.

And a tank rumbling through its streets, also on November 1, 1991.
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And a tank rumbling through its streets, also on November 1, 1991.

A resident looks out from the bullet ridden door to this house, November 29, 1991.
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A resident looks out from the bullet ridden door to this house, November 29, 1991.

A lorry passes a ruined house, 23 October 1992. Vukovar is now a part of the self-proclaimed Srpska Krajina -- a Serb enclave in Croatia.
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A lorry passes a ruined house, 23 October 1992. Vukovar is now a part of the self-proclaimed Srpska Krajina -- a Serb enclave in Croatia.

Soldiers from a Russian airborne battalion, part of UN peacekeeping forces in Vukovar. March 1992.
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Soldiers from a Russian airborne battalion, part of UN peacekeeping forces in Vukovar. March 1992.

Ambulances from the British contingent of UNPROFOR move through the streets of Vukovar, July 1992.
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Ambulances from the British contingent of UNPROFOR move through the streets of Vukovar, July 1992.

A Catholic church riddled with bullet holes, Vukovar, September 1992.
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A Catholic church riddled with bullet holes, Vukovar, September 1992.

Vukovar after repeated shelling. May 1, 1993.
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Vukovar after repeated shelling. May 1, 1993.

Another shot from 1993, two years after hostilities began Vukovar bears the scars of war.
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Another shot from 1993, two years after hostilities began Vukovar bears the scars of war.

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