A Thin Ray of Hope

In Sarajevo U.N. troops secure the airport to open the way for relief flights

The wall that Serbian forces had formed around the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo was pierced just enough to let in a ray of hope last week. More than 1,000 Canadian peacekeepers flying the United Nations flag rolled in through the mountains from Croatia to buttress a small U.N. force already in place. The ^ troops and armored vehicles quickly cleared and reopened the airport that had been closed for 87 days by Serbian shelling and sniper fire.

With that, a full-scale international relief effort got under way. Almost 100 tons of emergency supplies from the U.S. arrived in the first two...

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