VUKOVAR: Memorial Cemetery of the victims from the Croatian War of Independence -- according to some estimates, enemy gunners fired up to 1,000,000 (one million) shells onto Vukovar destroying 15,000 buildings

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Expressed in world prices in U.S. dollars, the Serbo-Montenegrin aggressor caused Croatia

$ 113,928,961,550 in direct war damage and $ 194.809.000.000 in indirect war damage:

total of $ 308,737,961,550 in war damages, for the period 1991-2015.

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Comments (133)

Eduard Minasyan on February 19, 2011

The human moral duty is to remember every crime against humanity. If we forget the past and do not remember what happened, it will repeat many times. My nation's history is the striking example, when the 1885-1923 events repeated in our day, this time by other neighboring country in 1988-1991.

Dear Zlatan your words are consolatory. I thank you for representing about Vukovar tragedy with this photo.


With best regards, Eduard from Armenia

Zlatan Olić on February 20, 2011

there are peoples and countries which are prone to violence and enslavement of other peoples and occupy their territories, but history shows that, with God's providence, each force is temporary, and that all who rob and kill, are depleted and then exterminated.... what is usurped, it is always damned!

in Croatia there is a proverb: he, who sows the wind, reaps the storm .....

dear Eduard, thank you for reciprocted understending....

kind regards and best wishes from Croatia,


Eduard Minasyan on February 21, 2011

Thank you Zlatan for link and information. Good proverb.

Greetings, Eduard

Zlatan Olić on February 22, 2011

you're welcome Eduard, thank you...

regards, Zlatan

Irena Kralj on February 22, 2011

Vrlo lijepa slika, like.

有熊 on February 27, 2011


Renáta .K. (Renáta's… on June 16, 2011

A poignant memorial dear natural disaster compares with the repulsive atrocities man inflicts on one another.

chrmt on June 20, 2011

great shot, 1 like

JO Cervantes D on February 5, 2012

Sad monument, but the photo is wonderful L

Am Billy on May 25, 2014

So beautiful is this memorial
So terrible is any war
Thank you for the picture Zlatan

Ivan Logvinov on August 30, 2014

Interesting monument! Great shot!
Warm greetings from Russia!

crvzr on December 11, 2014

tristesse et mélancolie... c'est un très beau monument, L

Zlatan Olić on March 12


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Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 17, 2010
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Zlatan Olić
    • Camera: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. u780,S780
    • Taken on 2010/11/16 13:36:24
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/800)
    • Focal Length: 6.40mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • Flash fired