Remember Vukovar Each year on the 18th of November, people of Croatia reminisce the fall of Vukovar in 1991 when the town fell to the enemy who was pursuing its goal of a Great Serbia by way of murder and acts of atrocities.
Panorama of Vukovar Photo courtesy of Marko Balaži, freelance photographer
Old architecture of Vukovar
The Danube River at Vukovar
A walkway by the river
The Water Tower It is a symbol of Vukovar and its losses during the Croatian War of Independence.
The Water Tower The water tower in Vukovar is a symbol of the city's suffering, struggle and sacrifice during the Croatian War of Independence. Built in 1968 to supply the town with water, standing 50 meters high, it was never completely destroyed during the war. Photo courtesy of Marko Balaži, freelance photographer.
A passage through a building
Boats tied up on the Danube
Blago Zadro's Bust in Borovo Naselje A bust of Vukovar's wartime hero located in Borovo Naselje, a part of Vukovar town, where he was killed in action in 1991 during the Croatian War of Independence.
Blago Zadro's Bust
View of Vukovar
Vukovar Boat Boats are docked on the Danube river and serve as restaurants and caffes.
Raft A raft caffe located at the confluence of Vuka and Danube rivers.
Vukovar Hospital After Vukovar fell to the enemy during the war, the wounded were gathered and transported to Ovčara where they were killed by the Serbs.
The Cross of Vukovar A monument to all fallen Croatian soldiers during the War
The Cross of Vukovar
Streets of Vukovar
Memorial Cemetery in Vukovar The Memorial Cemetery is the final resting place for 938 Croatian soldiers who were killed during the Battle of Vukovar in 1991.
The Memorial Cemetery
Historic buildings in the city centre
Ruins War damage can still be observed much throughout Vukovar. The city still hasn't recuperated completely from the war sufferings.
Old water tower
The old watertower
Summer on the Danube A view of Danube beach during summer when many residents of Vukovar flock to the river for refreshment and fun.
Vukovar Tank Monument Photo taken at site in Vukovar called the Graveyard of Tanks. The Serb rebels and JNA (Yugoslav Army) were attacking Vukovar from the direction of Trpinja which was mostly inhabited by Serbs. At this particular point, before the Fall of Vukovar, Croatian soldiers under the leadership of Blago Zadro destroyed more than 30 enemy tanks and armoured vehicles.
The Vuka River
Grave of Blago Zadro Blago Zadro was a war commander of the Croatian War of Independence in the Nineties. He was killed in battle during the Battle of Vukovar and is considered today a war hero.