There is no easy explanation and certainly there is no excuse for this barbarity. To make it even more shocking – while number of Serbian cities were mercilessly bombed on this Eastern Orthodox holiday – none of the Croat cities saw the same destiny. Why were the Serbs – the nominal allies bombed while the nominal enemy was not? Theories are many and we can only guess.

Big 'N' Mighty Nose

The American and British air force bombed Belgrade and various Serbian towns on Sunday, April 16, 1944, during Christian Serb holiday of Easter. The bombing was performed in a fashion more savage than Hitler did it three years earlier on Sunday, April 6, 1941.

ZAsto Beograd

 ‘Why?’ – Mother with her murdered child, Belgrade, Orthodox Easter 1944,

There is no easy explanation and certainly there is no excuse for this barbarity. To make it even more shocking – while number of Serbian cities were mercilessly bombed on this Eastern Orthodox holiday – none of the Croat cities saw the same destiny. Why were the Serbs – the nominal allies bombed while the nominal enemy was not? Theories are many and we can only guess.

Beograd

Leskovac destroyed

Michel Lees was one of the British liaison officers dropped by the special forces into Axis-occupied Yugoslavia in 1943. He spent a year among the…

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