Romanian endeavours in the US in support of the union of Transylvania with the Kingdom of Romania

 The “Romanian Patriotic Mission”, which was sent by the Great General Headquarters of the Romanian army to the United States, in April 1917, in order to convince the authorities in Washington of the need to organize a Legion from the Romanians residing in the United...

The withdrawal of Mackensen’s army from Romania

On November 4, 1918, the Austro-Hungarian High Command signed the Armistice of Villa Giusti in Padua. The armistice also required all remaining German troops to leave Romania until November 19. The withdrawal of Mackensen’s army from Romania was to be made through...

The Darnița Declaration of 1917: Expressing the desire of Transylvanian Romanians to unite with Romania

On February 23, 1917, an order issued by the Romanian Ministry of War in Iași provided for the establishment of the Russian and Transylvanian Volunteer Corps in Russia, made up of Romanians from the Austro-Hungarian army, who had been captured by the Russians. On the...

“The Romanian Red Cross Agency”- The central bureau for the assistance of Romanian prisoners in the Central Powers’ prison camps

The military disaster in the autumn of 1916 led to a large number of Romanian prisoners being taken into Central Powers’ prison camps. The difficulties faced by the Romanian authorities at the end of 1916 and the beginning of 1917 led to a reduced concern for the fate...

The re-entry of Romania in the First World War

The military and economic power of the Entente was such that the fate of the war was finally decided in the second half of 1918. Tired of the war effort, the Central Powers began to ask for peace one after the other. The first country to request an armistice was...
The withdrawal of Mackensen’s army from Romania

The withdrawal of Mackensen’s army from Romania

On November 4, 1918, the Austro-Hungarian High Command signed the Armistice of Villa Giusti in Padua. The armistice also required all remaining German troops to leave Romania until November 19. The withdrawal of Mackensen’s army from Romania was to be made through...

The Treaty of Sèvres and it legacy

Treaty of Sèvres, (Aug. 10, 1920), post-World War I pact between the victorious Allied powers and representatives of the government of Ottoman Turkey. The treaty abolished the Ottoman Empire and obliged Turkey to renounce all rights over Arab Asia and North Africa....