The Battle of Trieste

In the first of a two part episode on the crisis over control of the Adriatic City of Trieste, the episode deals with the race to capture the City at the end of the Second World between the Western allies and the Yugoslav communists.  it would be a race that the Yugoslav Communists would win and would pave the way for crisis over control of the City of Trieste and surrounding area that would continue until 1954 and cost the lives of American and Yugoslav servicemen.  A biography of General Peter Drapsin the commander of the Yugoslavian Fourth Army and commander of the Yugoslav forces in Trieste in the summer of 1945.

To be published on Saturday 16th November

General Peter Drapsin