Who took Odobeşti Hill?

Who took Odobeşti Hill?

The young captain Erwin Rommel was also involved in the attack on Focșani, commanding a detachment of the Wurttemberg Mountain Battalion. His actions are described in a book published in 1937, “Infanterie greif an” (The infantry attacks). However, there is one thing...
The new Romanian soldier

The new Romanian soldier

With the reorganization of the units, their endowment and accommodation to new fighting techniques, the confidence and the morale of the Romanian soldiers began to gradually increase in the spring of 1917. The remnants of the army that managed to retreat to Moldavia...
The Romanian army reborn

The Romanian army reborn

Perhaps the most difficult task in the process of reorganizing the Romanian army in 1917 was to train the officers and soldiers, to familiarize themselves with new combat techniques and new equipment. Of the 505.000 soldiers and officers mobilized in August 1916, only...