Up until a few years ago, there was a very large site in the English language called srpska-mreza.com. It had numerous articles documenting the Serbian perspective about the Balkan Wars of the Nineties. It was invaluable to Americans trying to balance the very biased reporting in Western media that vilified and demonized the
All the content still resides on archive.org. This new site, srpska-mreza.org, is an attempt to retrieve the best of that content, make it as accessible as possible to an American audience, and attempt to make this perspective on that history once again available.
It is said that the first casualty of war is the truth. And for those who lose a war, their perspective on the truth will often be entirely forgotten and lost to history. In this case, the war meant the eradication of a subculture — the ethnic Serbs of Croatia. Survivors exist, to an overwhelming extent, only in Diaspora. Too small and scattered a population, cultural extinction is the reality. Gone is the culture that produced Tesla and the first Mrs. Einstein, the one who helped her husband with his math.
Gone is the culture that held the border of Europe for 350 years against
This is an attempt to address that issue and the overall situation concerning the war experience of the Serbian segment of the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. So many sites, which were once available to present the Serbian perspective,
There is a great deal of work to be done. If you think you might be able to help, please contact us. Needed are people with WordPress skills who can add pages and organize them in the menu. Also needed are people with editing skills who can look critically at the original content and [add editorial comments] when it will help an America reader understand Balkan references.