Bleiburg – Evoking Memories Of Victims Of Heinous Communist Crimes


Croatia, the War, and the Future

Commemorating victims of
communist crimes at Bleiburg
13 May 2017
Photo: Ina Vukic

Do not permit anyone telling you differently: commemorating the Croatian victims of mass murders by the hand of communist Yugoslavia in May 1945 at Bleiburg, Austria, and along the so-called Way of the Cross, after WWII had ended, is and always has been just that. Not a nostalgic celebration of the WWII Ustashe ideology as today’s defenders of communism would like you to believe. Precisely because acknowledging and accepting that their predecessors had committed heinous crimes against innocent Croats who simply did not want a communist Yugoslavia is a reality and truth they do not accept.

“Yes to the death-commemoration, no to any form of anti-Semitic or fascist instrumentalisation” was the main thrust at the commemorative mass for the victims at Bleiburg held in the Catholic church in Klagenfurt, Austria, on Thursday 11 May 2017. The diocese…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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