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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The treaty ratification problem was subsequently rectified in Accessed 6 August InBobetko was the most prominent signatory to the Twelve Generals’ Letter.
Janko Bobetko – Wikipedia
He joined the partisan movement in as a student at the age 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. Retrieved from ” https: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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. Inretired General Janko Bobetko published a book, “Sve moje bitke” unofficial translation Bobettko My Battlesin which he described events from Croatia’s recent history. He was ibtke to retire along with 19 other Croat generals in due to advocacy of Croatian national interests.
Retrieved 19 December 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. From until he was a deputy of the Croatian Democratic Union in parliament.
PROFILE OF GENERAL JANKO BOBETKO
Croatian War of Independence. Bobetko fought for the Yugoslav Partisans from From to shortly before Croatia gained independence he was banned from holding public offices or making public statements. Retrieved 13 September 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.
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. He held the post until his retirement on July 15, Bobetko had been charged 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.
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 in the svr parts of the former Yugoslavia.
General Janko Bobetko in ICTY confirms Croatia wasn’t responsible”. He was an anti- fascist fighter in World War II and advocate of Croatian national interests in socialist Yugoslavia, a commander-in-chief in independent Croatia in bibetko s, and an indictee of the U.
Nonviolent Radical Party transnational and transparty. Timeline of the Croatian War of Independence. Bobetko died inaged 84, before any final decision was reached regarding his extradition.
Sve moje bitke
Britannica Online Encyclopedia ; accessed 6 September By that time, Bobetko was already gravely ill, as well. Retrieved 20 April This page was last edited on 22 Augustat Retrieved 8 October In he was appointed chief-of-staff and deputy commander of the 5th JNA district Croatia and Slovenia with the rank of a general. Bobetko was survived by his widow, Magdalena, and three sons.
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