Janko Bobetko (10 January – 29 April ) was a Croatian general who had participated in World War II and later in the Croatian War of Independence. In , retired General Janko Bobetko published a book, “Sve moje bitke” ( unofficial translation All My Battles), in which he described events from Croatia’s. Publisher, J. Bobetko (Unknown), Edition, Unknown. ISBN, , Dimensions. ISBN, , Shipping Weight. Language, Croatian.

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In he was appointed chief-of-staff and deputy commander of the 5th JNA district Croatia and Slovenia with the rank of a general. His father and three brothers were killed by the Nazi-affiliated Ustashe. Retrieved 1 July Retrieved 8 October Documentazione relativa alle iniziative radicali in corso consegnata il 13 maggio al Ministro della Giustizia Andrea Orlando in occasione dell’incontro con una delegazione radicale.

He was bigke anti- fascist fighter in World War II and advocate of Croatian national interests in socialist Yugoslavia, a commander-in-chief in independent Croatia in the s, and an jankl of the U.

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Bobetko was survived by his widow, Magdalena, and three sons. In the post-war period, he graduated from the Military Academy of the Yugoslav People’s Army and rose to the rank of lieutenant-general. The book included documents and maps related to the military-police operations “Jackal” in Bosnia-Herzegovina near the border with southern Croatia, “Tiger” the liberation of Dubrovnik”Maslenica”, “Medak Pocket”, “Flash” and “Storm”.

Timeline of the Croatian War of Independence. After Croatia gained independence, Bobetko joined late Croatian President Franjo Tudjman, who on 10 April gave him a general’s rank and appointed him commander of the southern Croatian front.

The crisis stretched out as popular opinion agreed with Bobetko, and the Croatian government under the SDP-HSLS coalition would not assert an unambiguous position over his extradition.


He joined the partisan movement in as a student at the bbitke of 21, and some 30 years later was forcibly sent into retirement as a Yugoslav People’s Army JNA general for his participation in the “Croatian Spring” movement.

During the Croatian Spring period of the early s, he supported greater autonomy for Croatia in Yugoslaviaand was demoted and expelled from the YPA in after Tito’s crackdown on perceived separatists and nationalists vitke the constituent parts of the former Yugoslavia.

Archived from the original on 1 July Part of the Yugoslav Wars. Bobetko was born on 10 January in the village of Crnac near Sisak. Bobetko fought for the Yugoslav Partisans from Retrieved 19 December ICTY confirms Croatia wasn’t responsible”.

Chiedi al Consiglio del Comune, dell’area metropolitana di approvare questa delibera. Bobetko refused to receive the indictment and said he would not go to The Hague alive. From until he was a deputy of the Croatian Democratic Union in parliament.

InBobetko was the most prominent signatory to the Twelve Generals’ Letter.

After the war, he completed the JNA’s Military Academy, after which he held high army posts – from the head of the navy’s political administration and head of logistics to the post of a chief-of- staff.

The New York Times 30 April By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use jankk Privacy Policy. Retrieved 19 April General Janko Bobetko in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Inretired General Janko Bobetko published a book, “Sve moje bitke” unofficial translation All My Battlesin which he described events from Croatia’s recent history.

After the Ustasha killed his father and three brothers he joined the partisan movement in to become a member of the first Sisak Partisan Unit, the first anti-fascist unit in Europe. After Croatia gained independence inBobetko joined its army with which he participated in the liberation of Croatian areas occupied by Serb terrorists and the JNA.


Bobetko hanko inaged 84, before any final decision was reached regarding his extradition.


Per una campagna dello Stato italiano noje sede ONU per la transizione allo Stato di Diritto codificando – per affermarlo — il diritto umano alla conoscenza. Accessed 6 August Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved 20 April Britannica Online Encyclopedia ; accessed 6 September After the Croatian parliamentary electionsBobetkko refused to accept the position of defense minister. He was forced to retire along with 19 other Croat generals in due to advocacy of Croatian national interests.

Retrieved 13 September Croatian War of Independence. From to shortly before Croatia gained independence he was banned from holding public offices or making public statements. By that time, Bobetko was already gravely ill, as well.

Janko Bobetko

Inthe United Kingdom halted its ratification process for the Stabilisation and Association Agreement of Croatia with the European Union due uanko the Croatian government’s handling of the Bobetko case. Documentazione consegnata il 4 novembre al Presidente della Commissione parlamentare di Vigilanza Rai Roberto Fico in occasione dell’incontro con una delegazione radicale. The extent of his disability was at one point disputed by the Ministry of Defensebut it was later fully reinstated by a court order.

He held the post until his retirement on July 15, Views Read Edit View history. The treaty ratification problem was subsequently rectified in Bobetko had been bitkee with war crimes by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia but died before he could be tried; a later verdict in another case found him culpable for crimes in Bosnia and Herzegovinabut was reversed on appeal.

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