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Yugoslavia / Recognition / Serbs vs. Croats #132848

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 23, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Germany's decision to recognize the independence of Slovenia and Croatia out of the breakup of Yugoslavia reported; map shown. Report introduced.

(In Serbian-controlled Croatia: Jim Laurie) The bitter civil war in Yugoslavia between Croatia and Serbia and the federal army dominated by Serbs featured; battle scenes shown. [Serbian leader "COMMANDER ARCAN" - says it is our territory.] Serbian hatred of Croatia's World War II allegiance with Adolf Hitler recalled; scenes shown. [Local volunteer Serbian COMMANDER - (thru translator) says the Croats turned against him.]

Laurie, Jim;
Simpson, Carole

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