Queen Marie on the wandering path

For the royal family, the decision that Romania should enter the war came at a price demanded by the divine. From hospital to hospital, from Bucharest to Buftea to Cotroceni, Queen Marie, while trying to assist not only her family, but also the country, was hard...
Read More

Declaration of Union of Bukovina with the Kingdom of Romania

The General Congress of Bukovina was called together at Cernauti on November 28, 1918, for the purpose of defining the political relations between Bukovina and the Kingdom of Romania. The representatives of the districts of Bukovina, after hearing a statement by...
Read More

Daily life in occupied Romania: Tram traffic in Bucharest, strictly regulated by the German Military Police

Tram traffic in Bucharest in 1918 was strictly regulated by the occupying German troops. According to the “Tram regulations in Bucharest” which was in force starting with February 5, 1918 trams could circulate between 5:30 in the morning and 8:58-10:30 in the...
Read More

The Bolshevik reaction to the entry of the Romanian troops in Bessarabia (January 1918)

The fall of Tsarism following the February Revolution in 1917 made it possible for Bessarabia to unite with Romania. The Moldavian delegates at the Congress of the Peoples of Russia, held in Kiev in September 1917, demanded a wide autonomy for Moldavia within...
Read More

Iancu Flondor, the man that made it possible for Bukovina to unite with Romania

What kind of a man was Iancu Flondor? What has he left behind? What do we owe him? His contribution to the Union of Bukovina with Romania is obvious and it was recognized by both historians and contemporaries, who observed that “so closely linked is...
Read More

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...