Vukovar "The Hero Town" is Croatia's biggest port, at the confluence of the Danube and Vuka rivers. Although the city has a long cultural history. today it is most noted for its fate during the war in the early 1990's in the former Yugoslavia and often called "The Hero Town". It is the only town in Europe completely devastated since WWII. The Siege of Vukovar is famous amongst military analysists as 2000 self organized Croatian civilians and volunteers from all around the Croatia defended the town for 3 months against 40,000 heavy armed Serbian soldiers and 110 tanks, resulting in a pyrrhic Serbian victory.