Summertime view of Mostar. Built shortly before 1553 AD, this smaller version of the Mostar bridge was used to test the new bridge design. Since the final bridge was destroyed by Croatian forces, it stands the survivor of the civil war, with battle scars. In accordance with the Dayton Accords, under which Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR (the multi-national peace mission in Bosnia) functions, the provision of a secure environment is at the heart of the reconstruction effort in Bosnia