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travel42 Port Guide: Vukovar

Vukovar travel42 Port of Call Guide

One of the initial horrors of the Serb-Croatian war occurred in Vukovar. The city was the first known experiment in "ethnic cleansing" in the former Yugoslavia. Completely flattened by fighting between the advancing Yugoslav Federal Army and the defending Croatian militia, the city was reminiscent of a World War I battlefield—not one structure was left intact.

Now repopulated with both Croats and Serbs, Vukovar has rebuilt itself. The Franciscan Monastery has been restored, and apartments, of...

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