The plan of the Central Powers to attack Romania in the spring of 1915

When the First World War broke out, Romania had been a member of the Triple Alliance since 1883. However, for the first two years of the conflict it stayed out of the war. In this context how did the military leaders in Berlin react to Romania’s neutrality? Besides...

Romania after the Great War

The fulfilment of Romania’s aspiration of national unity on December 1, 1918 opened a new chapter in the history of the country. Romania after the First World War was deeply transformed. Figures and statistics reveal this change. If, in 1912, Romania had an area of...

Romania and the regional alliances after the First World War

To ensure its security, Romania sought immediately after the end of the First World War to conclude a series of regional alliances. The Little Entente and the alliance with Poland were subsumed to this objective. The First World War did not end for Romania in November...

Queen Marie in Cluj: “Even though the cities are very Hungarian, the rural area is almost entirely Romanian”

In their visit to Transylvania, in 1919, King Ferdinand and Queen Marie could not miss Cluj. The city welcomed them with open arms, Queen Marie writing in her journal the following: “At 10:30 we arrived in Cluj, the largest city of the ones I visited. Even though the...

The Japanese intervention in Siberia – (photo gallery)

The Japanese involvement in Siberia, lasting from 1918 until 1922, saw the deployment of Japanese military forces to the Russian Maritime Provinces as part of a larger effort by the West and Japan to support the Whites against the Bolshevik army during the civil war....
Romania after the Great War

Romania after the Great War

The fulfilment of Romania’s aspiration of national unity on December 1, 1918 opened a new chapter in the history of the country. Romania after the First World War was deeply transformed. Figures and statistics reveal this change. If, in 1912, Romania had an area of...