The Battle of Bucharest

Encountering strong resistance in the mountain passes of the Carpathians, the Central Powers managed nonetheless to enter the Jiu Valley, occupied Târgu Jiu on November 15 and the whole of Oltenia, before moving on to Muntenia on November 24. Just one day before, the...

Treaty of Bucharest, 7 May 1918

Romania, having started the war as a neutral, entered on the side of the Allies in August 1916, led by Ion Bratianu, the Allies having promised support for the fullfilment of Romanian national unity. Revolution in Russia in 1917, followed by the Brest-Litovsk peace...

Moment First World War battlefield finally falls silent on Armistice Day

To mark the centenary of the Armistice, the Imperial War Museum used an authentic sound graph to recreate the end of the Great War on the American front. A chilling audio re-creation depicts the moment the guns fell silent on the First World War battlefields at the...

The Central Powers attack the mountain passes of the Carpathians

The reaction of the Central Powers to the entry of Romania in the First World War was not waited for too long. The attack of the Bulgarian-German armies at Tutrakan also foreshadowed a large-scale counterattack against the Romanian troops in Transylvania. On August...

The “Responsibilities” of Romanian General Alexandru Averescu regarding the Flămânda manoeuvre

In Romania, the opponents of General Averescu reproached him on the military failure of the Flămânda manoeuvre, that aimed to catch the German- Bulgarian forces off guard, while they were on the offensive in the territory between the Danube and the Black Sea, through...

The Battle of Bucharest

Encountering strong resistance in the mountain passes of the Carpathians, the Central Powers managed nonetheless to enter the Jiu Valley, occupied Târgu Jiu on November 15 and the whole of Oltenia, before moving on to Muntenia on November 24. Just one day before, the...

The Battle of Bucharest

The Battle of Bucharest

Encountering strong resistance in the mountain passes of the Carpathians, the Central Powers managed nonetheless to enter the Jiu Valley, occupied Târgu Jiu on November 15 and the whole of Oltenia, before moving on to Muntenia on November 24. Just one day before, the...

Treaty of Bucharest, 7 May 1918

Romania, having started the war as a neutral, entered on the side of the Allies in August 1916, led by Ion Bratianu, the Allies having promised support for the fullfilment of Romanian national unity. Revolution in Russia in 1917, followed by the Brest-Litovsk peace...

Why wasn’t Germany invaded at the end of World War One?

The Third Reich was invaded in 1945 from West and East by the Anglo-American and Soviet troops respectively. In order to be victorious over it, they had to effectively destroy the National-Socialist regime. However, the Entente was not in the same situation at the end...

The Battle of Bucharest

Encountering strong resistance in the mountain passes of the Carpathians, the Central Powers managed nonetheless to enter the Jiu Valley, occupied Târgu Jiu on November 15 and the whole of Oltenia, before moving on to Muntenia on November 24. Just one day before, the...