The Kragujevac massacre in Serbia

21st October 1941: Wehrmacht troops murder at least 2,300 men and boys in reprisal shooting in the former capital of Serbia

Hitler had ordered the occupation of Yugoslavia in April 1941, to secure his southern flank in the Balkans prior to the invasion of Russia. The Germans immediately faced armed resistance to their occupation, resistance which intensified following the launch of Barbarossa in June. Two g…

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