British Army vehicles disembark from transport aircraft, Macedonia, 1999
Digital photograph, Kosovo, 1999.
Following a Serbian military crack down against armed separatists and the wider ethnic Albanian population, thousands of refugees left Kosovo. In February 1999, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) peace-implementation force, KFOR, began to assemble in neighbouring Macedonia. Eventually a mixture of military action, included an extensive NATO air campaign, and diplomatic pressure forced President Milosevic of Serbia to agree to a Serb withdrawal from Kosovo and the deployment of KFOR troops across the disputed province.
From 'Kosovo Special', a CD-ROM recording the British Army's key role in Operation Allied Force, Kosovo, 1999 (c).
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National Army Museum, Study collection