WINNER OF CROATIA'S 2020 BEST BOOK AWARD ON THE HOMELAND WAR
FOR BAKA'S HOMELAND is a compelling eyewitness account of an American who was first recruited into the Croatian Liberation Movement at the age of twenty-five. The author's personal story details how the love for his Grandmother (Baka) led to his love for her people, her culture and ultimately to a desire to assist her homeland in realizing its centuries-old quest to achieve independence.
The author openly shares his personalo journey from the sometimes-violent streets of Detroit to the war-torn streets of Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
After traveling acrosss four continents to produce a documentary on post-WWII Yugoslav war crimes, he created his own news agency, and became a Registered Foreign Agent for the Repubolic of Croatia during the country's War of Independence. Palaich was ultimately indicted by the US government for arms smuggling.
After more than two decades, Palaich finally reveals the full story, the historical people he met along the way and the unbelievable reason he is a free man today,
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About the Author
Palaich graduated Cum Laude from Wayne State University where he earned a BA degree in Political Science and Psychology.
He is a father to two grown children and a grandfather to two grandchildren. Palaich is retired and lives in Croatia and Arizona with his wife, Sandra. He actively serves in the Prison Ministry for the Catholic Diocese of Phoenix.
Table of Contents
List of Acronyms
Pronunciation of Croatian Letters
1. Baka's Boy
2. Šljivovica,Lamb and Politics
3. Down with Yugo!
4. The Bleiburg Tragedy
5. War Comes to Croatia
6. Arrest in Germany
7. Subterfuge and Subversion;
8. Federal Agents, Open Up!
9. City under Siege
10. Welcome to Sarajevo!
11. Looking in the Eyes of a War Criminal
12. Agents in a Storm; 13. Specter of Prison
14. Rescued by Croatia
15. If you Can Keep It
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