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Walking tall in the face of danger: The picture of woman in make-up and heels who inspired Angelina Jolie with her defiance and pride as she refused to cower to gunmen during the Balkans war

Meliha Vareshanovic walks proudly and defiantly to work in the dangerous suburb of Dobrinja during the siege of Sarajevo. Tom Stoddart

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Sarajevo: looking back 20 years on

Mladic was the Commander in Charge during the siege of Sarajevo, which saw the Serb-controlled army take hold of the city from April 1992 to February 1996, killing many of its citizens.

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The Siege of Sarajevo is the longest siege of a capital city in the history of modern warfare.[4] Serb forces of the Republika Srpska and the Yugoslav People's Army besieged Sarajevo, the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, from 5 April 1992 to 29 February 1996 during the Bosnian War. The siege lasted three times longer than the Siege of Stalingrad and a year longer than the Siege of Leningrad. [5]

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War zone tourism: should we go?

A Sarajevo Rose is a concrete scar made by a mortar shell explosion that was later painted with red resin as a memorial to those who were killed during the Siege of Sarajevo.

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Siege of Sarajevo: More than 10,000 people were killed during the siege of Sarajevo which began in 1992 and lasted over three and a half years. Here Zimeta Smaic (left) and family members cry as a relative is evacuated from Sarajevo State Hospital, 30 April 1994. Photograph by Peter Northall/Associated Press.

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Bosnia remembers: Empty chairs laid out in Sarajevo in memory of 11,541 killed 20 years after bloody conflict began