This is the first time I'm feeling compelled to write a review for Amazon's readers and here's why: this book is based on a short first hand account written by a Bosnian Serb inmate in Jasenovac and it's quite interesting. I mean: the guy's no Primo Levi but the account looks honest and heartfelt enough to haunt a feeble-gutted reader. It doesn't add much to what was already known about Jasenovac; indeed I expected a much more gruesome tale, but the author asserts he reported only what he saw directly and that's fine with me. What's not fine with me at all is the editor's job, that trasformed a honest book in sheer propaganda of the worst kind. I don't know if she was duped into this, but she should really shoulder the blame of having manipulated for shameless purposes (i.e. finding a pretext and a justification for the massacres perpetrated by Serbs in the 92-95 war) a honest effort by somebody who saw hell with his own eyes. The notes intermingled with the text are at best misleading when they're not completely spurious (e.g. the horrific account of the king of cut-throats, quoted by some other reviewer below is taken from Avro Manhattan and NOT from the author of the book. Manhattan is a source no serious researcher would quote with a ten foot pole). If anybody still has any doubt on what the purposes of the editor (Wanda Schindley, for the record) are, just check out the home page of the International Committee to Defend Slobodan Milosevic and you will find the book in object quoted under the caption "Why did Serbian people *not* want to be ruled by Croatia in 1991?". I can sympathise with some of the editor's points, particularly about the role of the Vatican in the 92-95 war and the process of beatification of Stepinac, but from that to manipulation there's a long winding road. Finally I'd like to say a word curiously absent from the editor's epilogue: Srebrenica.