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The British and Americans started bombing Belgrade on Easter Sunday, April 16, 1944

April 16, 2017 by

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Poet Charles Simic was 3 years old when Nazi forces targeted his city for destruction, and when he was  6,  allies Americans and Brits bombed it on Orthodox Easter 1944. In an excerpt from his new memoir, A Fly in the Soup, Simic returns to the days when the Allied bombs rained on Belgrade. Excerpts from A Fly in […]