Lessons about the limits of military socialization come from all over the world: The Red Army was supposed to create a "new Soviet man," and the Yugoslav People's Army
an "all-Yugoslav identity.
The Yugoslav People's Army
(dominated by Serbian Communists) fought on behalf of the Serbs and attacked Dubrovnik, the medieval walled city, in October 1991
Witness B-1455: It was clear to us that a reserve unit of the Yugoslav People's Army
[the JNA] was present there.
But the third leg of the "iron triangle", the Yugoslav People's Army
, is still alive and well.
The Indictment charges the accused Mane AuriA, Radenko StaniA and Miroslav KraljeviA that between mid-April 1992 and late March 1993, in the municipality of Vlasenica, they participated in a widespread and systematic attack launched by parts of the Yugoslav People's Army
(hereinafter: the JNA), specifically the Novi Sad Corps, the Municipal Staff of the Vlasenica Territorial Defense (hereinafter: TO Vlasenica), paramilitary formations, the Army of the Serb Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, subsequently the Army of Republika Srpska (all the above hereinafter: the military), the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Serb Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, subsequently Republika Srpska (hereinafter: the police), against the Bosniak civilian population of the Vlasenica municipality.
Janez Jansa, the current prime minister, is best known for organising Slovenia's territorial defence against the mighty Yugoslav People's Army
(JNA), sent to its doom by Slobodan Milosevic in 1991.
The initial role of the Yugoslav People's Army
(JNA) and obvious support from Serbia for the rebellious Serbs in Bosnia provided ample ammunition for those who argued that the war in Bosnia was an "external aggression.
RATKO Mladic was brought up in Tito's Yugoslavia, becoming a regular officer in the Yugoslav People's Army
Bosnian-born Djindjic, son of a Yugoslav People's Army
officer, was a philosophy graduate whose political ambitions were evident early on.