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ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY

Gnilanje, Kosovo, 1999

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: November 4, 2020

Jason Sandford ©Stars and Stripes
Gnilanje, Kosovo, October, 1999: Two ethnic Albanian men sit beneath an expression of thanks for the American military presence in their town. U.S. troops had recently been shuffled in the U.S.-controlled sector of Kosovo to focus their presence on Gnilanje, a city of about 15,000 people that had the largest ethnic mix in the sector and the biggest potential for violence.