Ever heard of the Bleiburg massacre?

No, neither had I – until recently when I was on a business trip to Croatia and visited the Museum of Zagreb where the event was mentioned in a display. However, if you are Croatian, it will be a very familiar and sensitive matter. It shows how little we know of other nations’ history.
You can read about the Bleiburg massacre here.


  • Philip

    Strangely enough, I sort of knew about this because of James Bond. In GoldenEye, Bond’s best friend turns out to be a Leinz Cossack (deported by the British to Russia as a result of Yalta), which was another element of Operation Keelhaul.

  • Roger Darlington

    The benefits of watching James Bond films …

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