The United States' Response to Genocide in the Independent State of Croatia, 1941-1945

  title={The United States' Response to Genocide in the Independent State of Croatia, 1941-1945},
  author={Robert B. McCormick},
  journal={Genocide Studies and Prevention},
  pages={75 - 98}
In April 1941, Ante Pavelić, the fascist leader of the Independent State of Croatia, and his paramilitary force, the Ustaše ("rebels"), began a genocide that killed at least 330,000 Serbs and essentially eliminated Jews and Roma from Croatia. The American response to genocide in Croatia provides a fuller context for examining Washington's reaction to the Nazi genocide. By the summer of 1941, the US government had reliable information that genocide was taking place in Croatia. Washington… Expand


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