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By Terrill J. Clements

The yankee Volunteer team, or 'Flying Tigers', have remained the main recognized outfit to work out motion in global warfare II. Manned by means of volunteers flying American plane bought from the British, the AVG fought bravely within the face of overwhelming odds in China and Burma ahead of the united states access into international conflict II. Pilots comparable to 'Pappy' Boyington, R T Smith and John Petach grew to become family names as a result of their exploits opposed to the japanese military Air strength. The AVG legend used to be created flying the Curtis P-40 Tomahawk and Kittyhawk. This quantity dispels the myths surrounding the colors and markings worn via those recognized opponents.

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Mazower, Der Balkan, S. 228. 43 zunächst der Geschichte des Raums und seiner Bewohner zu, um dann auf den kroatischen Separatismus in Kroatien einzugehen, der schließlich zur Gründung eines kroatischen Staates unter der Ustaˇsa im Jahr 1941 führte. Nationsbildung in Jugoslawien Die Ethnisierung der multireligiösen Gesellschaften Südosteuropas, die sich im Laufe des 19. Jahrhunderts in vielen Regionen rasch vollzog, gilt als der wichtigste Erklärungsansatz für die Zunahme ethnischer Gewalt vor und während der Balkankriege und der Weltkriege.

Die Tätigkeit der Kommissionen, ihre Untersuchungsberichte, Statistiken und Anklageschriften sind jedoch äußerst unzuverlässig, oberflächlich und in einem stalinistischen Duktus abgefasst. Dies gilt nicht zuletzt für die Verhörprotokolle der Angeklagten, deren Geständnisse oft unter Zwang und Folter erreicht worden sein dürften. Die Mitgliedschaft in der Ustaˇsa oder die Zusammenarbeit mit den Deutschen galt schon per se als Verbrechen, sodass die konkrete Tätigkeit meist gar nicht erst nachgewiesen werden brauchte.

Prokroatisch denunziert zu werden. Gleichwohl gelang es allmählich, das holzschnittartige Bild von Kroatien im Zweiten Weltkrieg auszudifferenzieren. 88 Parallel dazu gab es eine Reihe von Studien zur lokalen Herrschaft der Ustaˇsa, die sowohl die Handlungsspielräume der Bewegung als auch die komplexen Machtverhältnisse im USK belegten. 89 Umstritten bleibt dabei, wie stark die Ustaˇsa das Geschehen im Land überhaupt bestimmen konnte. 91 Duli´c belegt, dass die Massentötungen der Ustaˇsa oftmals von kroatischen Regierungsstellen initiiert wurden und dass es gerade staatlicher Institutionen bedurfte, damit die Gewalt eine solche Dimension annehmen konnte.

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