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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

'You will never defeat us': Meliha Vareshanovic walks proudly and defiantly to work in the dangerous suburb of Dobrinja during the siege of Sarajevo in Angelina Jolie's favourite photograph

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THE SIEGE OF SARAJEVO Two young boys read a page from a book in the recently destroyed National and University Library of Bosnia in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Monday, September 7, 1992..

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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]

Photos of the Day: April 6

REMEMBERING THE DEAD: Thousands of red chairs lined the main street of Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Friday. One for each victim, 11,541 empty red chairs were set up to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the siege of Sarajevo and the start of the Bosnian war in 1992. (Fehim Demir/EPA)

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During the Siege of Sarajevo during Bosnian War between 1992 and 1995, the Sarajevo Tunnel was constructed by the besieged citizens of Saraj...

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