Hypothesis Z. Romania’s battle plan

In August 1916 Romania was in a difficult strategic situation. The country’s army was forced to fight on two fronts, the length of which was two times greater than that of the French front. Even though Romania’s battle plan managed to capture the reality on the...

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Romania enters the First World War

August 27, 1916. It was three o’clock in the afternoon. Traffic ceased along the border with Austria-Hungary as the roads that led to the frontier were being blocked off one by one from the Romanian side. The Austro-Hungarian border guards were rushing to report:...

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The counteroffensive of the Central Powers in Transylvania

The Germans moved a significant number of troops from the Western Front to Transylvania in order to stop the advance of the Romanian army. It was the beginning of a large operation by the Central Powers, both to the north and to the south of Romania, which would lead...

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The tsarist army during the Great War

For more than two centuries since its creation, the Russian Imperial Army was one of the world’s greatest military forces. Of course, it was only natural that Russia, the country with the largest expanse, would also have the largest and most powerful army. It is worth...

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