One of the initial horrors of the Serb-Croatian war occurred in Vukovar. The city was the first known experiment in "ethnic cleansing" in the former Yugoslavia. Completely flattened by fighting between the advancing Yugoslav Federal Army and the defending Croatian militia, the city was reminiscent of a World War I battlefield—not one structure was left intact.
Now repopulated with both Croats and Serbs, Vukovar has rebuilt itself. The Franciscan Monastery has been restored, and apartments, of... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2017 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.