"The risk taken by the Dudas family was great as the majority of the residents supported the Ustase
" Nazi collaborators, wrote the Yad Vashem state Holocaust museum, which recognized the late couple's heroism in 1995.
The partisans viewed the Croats and the Croat clergy in particular as being pro-fascist and collaborators with the pro-Nazi Ustase
regime of General Ante Pavelic in the 1941 Independent State of Croatia (NDH, Nezavisna Drzava Hrvatska).
In March and April 1945, Mihailovic's remaining Chetniks mounted a belated attempt to establish themselves as a credible force fighting the Axis in Yugoslavia by attacking German forces and Croatian Ustase
He had lionised the country's pro-Nazi Ustase
movement as a student in the 90s and labelled Croatia's anti-fascist history and culture "an empty phrase" with no constitutional relevance.
Grabar-Kitarovic explained the visit saying: ""A crime is a crime and it cannot be justified by any ideology." (126) On the other hand, the new Croatian president (who had taken office in February the same year) stayed away in April from the official ceremonies at the Jasenovac concentration camp, where at least 83,000 Serbs, Roma, Jews and political prisoners had perished at the hand of the Ustase
. Instead, she sent as representative Hollywood producer and Auschwitz survivor Branko Lustig.
In 1941-42, as a gesture towards Bosnian Muslims, the Ustase
made it into a mosque; later it was the Museum of National Liberation.
Handed the maximum sentence, 20 years, he died in prison and even asked to be buried in the uniform of the Ustase
, the Croatian Nazis.
Aboveanother town, a light attack aircraft was downed and the pilot ejected.He was found, mortally injured, by Ustase
militia, who took him away,beat him to death, and mutilated his already-wounded body.
In '42 his parents hid your grandmother and me among sacks of beans in their little pantry for weeks when the Ustase
came, risking their own lives.' That's what he said.
I can't hear him over the Ustase
's drunken singing.
The stopper was captured on video using a microphone to lead chants which were found to have associations with Croatia's former pro-Nazi Ustase
The Dinamo Zagreb captain was captured on video using a microphone to lead chants which were found to have associations with Croatia's former pro-Nazi Ustase