Croatian Defence

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Croatian Defence Council
... The Croatian Defence Council (Croatian Hrvatsko vijeće obrane, HVO) was the official military formation of the Croatian Community of Herzeg-Bosnia, later Croatian Republic of ... Bosnia and Herzegovina, was established on 8 April 1992 as supreme body of Croatian defence in Herzeg-Bosnia ... into existence formally on 15 May 1992, with the establishment of the HVO Department of Defence ...
Ante Prkačin - Biography
... In 1989, as a radical Croatian nationalist, he joined the nationalist Croatian Democratic Party (Croatian Hrvatska demokratska stranka) and won a seat in the first assembly of the ... In the late 1991, Prkačin moved to the Croatian Party of Rights ... He soon became one of its representatives in Croatian Parliament, after the second Sabor election ...
Croats Of Bosnia And Herzegovina - History - Bosnian War
... The first unit to oppose Serb forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina was the Croatian Defence Forces (HOS) founded by Croatian Party of Rights of Bosnia and Herzegovina on 18 ... The Croatian Community of Herzeg-Bosnia established its own force, the Croatian Defence Council (HVO) on 8 April 1992 ... Croatian Community of Herzeg-Bosnia was founded on 18 November 1991 as a community of municipalities where majority of population were Croats ...
Bosnian War - Course of The War - 1992 - The Croat Defence Council Take-overs in Central Bosnia
... and Croatia, the major Croat force – the HVO (Croatian Defence Council) shifted their focus from defending their parts of Bosnia from Serbs to trying to capture remaining territory held by Bosnian Army ... To accomplish this, HVO forces would have to both quell dissent from the Croatian Defence Forces (HOS) armed group and defeat the Bosnian Army, since the territory that ... was Blaž Kraljević, the leader of the Croatian Defence Forces (HOS) armed group, which also had a Croatian nationalist agenda but unlike HVO it fully supported ...

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