About the Author
Dr. Nigel Thomas is an accomplished linguist and military historian and is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Northumbria, Newcastle. His interests are 20th century military and civil uniformed organisations, with a special interest in Eastern Europe. He was recently awarded a PhD on the Eastern Enlargement of NATO.
Krunoslav Mikulan MA is a Lecturer at a Teacher Training College in Croatia. His particular interests are the history, organization, uniforms and insignia of ex-Yugoslav military and internal security forces. He is the author of books on the Croatian police and on the Croatian forces in World War II; and is the co-author with Nigel Thomas of MAA 282 Axis Forces in Yugoslavia 1941-5. The author lives in Newcastle, UK and Croatia.
Table of Contents· Historical background · Military and political situation in Bosnia, 1992 · Bosnian Moslem forces 1992 – militias, territorials and police – formation of Bosnian-Herzegovinian Army – foreign volunteers – W.Bosnian (Bihac) forces · Bosnian Serb forces – army and police – militias · Bosnian Croat forces - HVO Army – police – HOS militia – foreign volunteers · Deployment of UNPROFOR · Course of the Bosnian Civil War 1992–95 – deployment of IFOrR, 1995 · Situation and armed forces since 1995