Steven Zaloga, Ronald Volstad's The Yugoslav Wars Bosnia, Kosovo And Macedonia 1992-2001 PDF

By Steven Zaloga, Ronald Volstad

ISBN-10: 0850456312

ISBN-13: 9780850456318

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Milosevic admitted defeat on 4 June, and on the 10th signed a peace agreement with NATO; next day a ceasefire took force. On 12 June, under Operation Joint Guardian', NATO ground forces forming a 14-nation Kosovo Force (KFOR) under the British LtGen Michael Jackson advanced into Kosovo from Macedonia and Albania, as the 18,500-strong UCK fanned across Kosovo to be greeted by the Kosovar-Albanians as liberators. Meanwhile, VJ and MUP forces retreated to Serbia - to the dismay of the Kosovar-Serb and some other minorities.

This headgear was favoured by the Serbian Chetnik Movement {Srpski cetnicki pokret - SCP), which was active in Nevesinje, Kupres, Derventa, Modrica and Tuzla districts in 1992, and Kalinovik and Maglaj districts in 1993. ) HV forces and HVO 2 OZ took Bosansko Grahovo and Glamoc from the demoralized 2 Krajina Corps. Some 100,000 Bosnian-Serb and Croatian-Serb civilians streamed towards Serbia to escape the Croatian steamroller. Following the end of this Operation 'Storm' on 10 Aug, the HV, HVO and ABiH continued advancing; by 12 Sept the 2 Corps region had been overrun - Bosanski Petrovac and eastern Prijedor by ABiH 5 Corps; Drvar, Kljuc and western Banja Luka by the HV; and Kupres and Jajce by HVO 2 OZ - while in the 1 Corps region ABiH 5 Corps occupied Sanski Most, and 3 Corps, Donji Vakuf.

In summer 1998 Rugova's prime minister in exile in Switzerland, Bujar Bukoshi, formed a rival force with Saudi Arabian support. This Kosovo Republic Armed Forces (Forca e armatosura te Republikes se Kosoves - FARK) was led by Ahmet Krasniqi; but in Sept 1998 the UCK killed Krasniqi and absorbed his force. Agim Ceku reorganized the UCK, 45 A parade of the VJ Guards Motorized Brigade, 1999. These Serbian troops are wearing the 'elite' maroon beret with the standard M92 cap badge, M92 left-sleeve badge and M91 camouflage uniforms - see Plate G.

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