Murder and Fascism - Rise of the Ustaše | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1934 Part 3 of 4

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Murder and Fascism - Rise of the Ustaše | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1934 Part 3 of 4 5
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King Aleksandar has been working to forge a single Yugoslav identity in his troubled Balkan state. But ethnic nationalism still runs strong, and a shadowy fascist movement fiercely committed to destroying Yugoslavia is emerging.



Hosted by: Indy Neidell
Written by: Francis van Berkel & Spartacus Olsson
Directed by: Spartacus Olsson and Astrid Deinhard
Executive Producers: Bodo Rittenauer, Astrid Deinhard, Indy Neidell, Spartacus Olsson
Creative Producer: Joram Appel
Post-Production Director: Wieke Kapteijns
Research by: Francis van Berkel
Edited by: Wieke Kapteijns
Sound design: Marek Kamiński


Oleg M, Dememorabilia, Julius Jääskeläinen, Adrien Fillon.

Image sources: FORTEPAN / Gyöngyi, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, TH-Bibliothek Zürich: Wehrli, Leo.

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A TimeGhost chronological documentary produced by OnLion Entertainment GmbH.

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There is a lot going on in this episode. Extreme nationalism, fascism, authoritarianism, terrorism, and so on so forth. These things are controversial enough, but they're also taking place in one of history's biggest minefields: the Balkans. We've done absolutely everything we can to stick to the facts and stay objective. It's a tough one to research but we have used credible academic texts and know we've done a good job.

If you think we've got something wrong, then feel free to (politely!) point it out in the comments. But remember that just because you don't like how a particular group or person has acted, it doesn't mean that the facts are wrong. Also, try to refrain from drawing any parallels with the modern-day to support your agenda. The fact that Yugoslavia struggled with ethnic tension has nothing to do with present-day debates on immigration and multiculturalism. Let's stick to history, not myth.

Cheers,
Francis

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Author — TimeGhost History

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I'm going into the comment section, tell my family I love them.

Author — Jovan Mitrić

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How contraversial do you wanna be?
Yuguslavia: yes.

Author — ??? ¿¿¿

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I really hope a simillar episode will be done for Romania and the rise of the Iron Guard, the royal dictatorship as well as the dictatorship of Antonescu

Author — Alex Wallachian

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"Radical Peasant Democracy" is not something you want to see a government to call itself, lol.

Author — adizmal

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"The crowd is infuriated, the police can't hold them. It's an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. Pandemonium has broken loose! The mob is out to beat the man, and they'll do it too!" Old timey commentators were so eloquent in the way they described a situation, you truly have to admire that.

Author — Super Comrade

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All the TimeGhost programs need to be used as learning resources in all US secondary schools ... just sayin'

Author — One Smooth Stone

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King Alexander appoints half the senate.
Also King Alexander: I am the Senate!

Author — Rebel Scum

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These three videos you've made so far on Yugoslavia have been truly great. I've never before come across a video on the topic of interwar Yugoslavia (or generally on south slavic ethnic tensions) that I didn't feel missed something important, but with this one, I truly have nothing to complain about. You have managed to condense that extremely sensitive and complicated topic into (so far) three 15-20 minute videos with more ability, clarity, grace and nuance than I've seen anyone do before. Really, I'm very impressed. Thanks for making these videos, and for doing the great work you do on this channel.

Author — Krešo

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I always wonder why so many WW2 documentaries completely ignore this subject

Author — Sy Abelman

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why does this sound much like archduke franz ferdinand's assassination

Author — Selena Chan

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Surprisingly good pronunciation of the names!

Author — Nes Ra

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Long story short, Yugoslavia had been a failed state even before the second world war. King Alexander and Tito tried the impossible, to keep united some nations that really never wanted to be united.

Author — dragosstanciu

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Today would have been my grandfather’s 79th birthday( he died this summer) and he was born in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in 1940, I am very lucky to be alive considering the time and place he was in.

Author — Alec Avdakov

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This is still the BEST thing going on YouTube!

Author — Karl

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This is THE BEST and most complete video and explanation in general on this very sensitive topic. Excellent job!

Author — Kuro Azrem

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Yugoslavia was doomed from the beginning. Just one more example of the Entente powers unwillingness to acknowledge ethnicity.

Author — Roger H Werner

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Why is it called isolationism when the US does it but neutrality when Switzerland does it?

Author — iupetre

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4:47 Now we know what was Kaiser Willy doing after WW1 was over. He went to Yugoslavia to start a singing chorus!

Author — Podemos URSS

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19:32 "somehow he survives, he was taken in for interrogation. He dies later that evening." Hilarious.

Author — Saun Krystian