Remembering Vukovar

Croatian majorettes walk with the national flag through the streets of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEOREG000013" title="Danube River" href="/topic/international/germany/danube-river-PLGEOREG000013.topic">Vukovar</a> during a ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of Vukovar's fall. The Danube town of Vukovar was entirely destroyed 20 years ago by Serb paramilitary forces backed by units of the former Yugoslav army at the beginning of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO00000032" title="Croatia" href="/topic/international/croatia-PLGEO00000032.topic">Croatia's</a> 1991-95 independence war.

( Reuters photo / November 18, 2011 )

Croatian majorettes walk with the national flag through the streets of Vukovar during a ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of Vukovar's fall. The Danube town of Vukovar was entirely destroyed 20 years ago by Serb paramilitary forces backed by units of the former Yugoslav army at the beginning of Croatia's 1991-95 independence war.

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