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100 Years since the Battle of Tutrakan
The History Show 03.10.2016

100 Years since the Battle of Tutrakan

The battle of Tutrakan took place between September 1 and 6, 1916, and represented the first big WWI defeat for the Romanian army.

100 Years since the Battle of Tutrakan
The 100th anniversary of Romania’s entry into WWI
The History Show 19.09.2016

The 100th anniversary of Romania’s entry into WWI

On the 27th of August 1916, Romania entered WWI on the side of the Entente, after two years of neutrality.

The 100th anniversary of Romania’s entry into WWI
The Succession of Cultures in the Romanian Space
The History Show 12.09.2016

The Succession of Cultures in the Romanian Space

Cultures have always succeeded one another, therefore the space that is now Romania is no exception, with layers of civilization still being uncovered by archaeologists.

The Succession of Cultures in the Romanian Space
The Romanians outside Romania during the Great War
The History Show 29.08.2016

The Romanians outside Romania during the Great War

he Romanians living outside the country fought four years in the Great War. Citizens of Austria-Hungary, Russia or the Balkan countries, Romanians had been drafted in the armed forces of the combating countries in the very first days of the conflict

The Romanians outside Romania during the Great War
The Battle of Verdun in Romanian History
The History Show 15.08.2016

The Battle of Verdun in Romanian History

Referred to as “The Mother of All Battles, the battle of Verdun was the worst carnage of WWI. Historians are still debating the number of casualties, but it is estimated at hundreds of thousands.

The Battle of Verdun in Romanian History
Archery in the history of the Romanian principalities
The History Show 08.08.2016

Archery in the history of the Romanian principalities

The bow is one of the oldest weapons in the history of mankind, in hunting and combat alike.

Archery in the history of the Romanian principalities
The Romanian Military Navy in the Second World War
The History Show 01.08.2016

The Romanian Military Navy in the Second World War

The Romanian Military Navy in the Second World War was mainly assigned combat missions against the Soviet Union. Taking part in such missions were the three submarines belonging to the Romanian fleet: “The Dolphin, “The Pudding and “The Shark.

The Romanian Military Navy in the Second World War
Queen Elisabeth of Romania
The History Show 18.07.2016

Queen Elisabeth of Romania

Queen Elisabeth was the first woman that most Romanians viewed as a symbol of their nation.

Queen Elisabeth of Romania
Elie Wiesel and the memory of the Holocaust
The History Show 11.07.2016

Elie Wiesel and the memory of the Holocaust

Elie Wiesel was one of the most vocal activists for keeping alive the memory of the Holocaust.

Elie Wiesel and the memory of the Holocaust
The Ploiesti Republic
The History Show 27.06.2016

The Ploiesti Republic

On August 8, 1870, at 4 in the morning, two secret organizations met in Ploiesti to put into play the plan to dethrone Prince Carol of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen.

The Ploiesti Republic
Wallachia during Vlad the Impaler’s reign
The History Show 16.05.2016

Wallachia during Vlad the Impaler’s reign

Vlad the Impaler, also known as Dracula, was ruler of Wallachia for the first time in 1448.

Wallachia during Vlad the Impaler’s reign
The Genocide of Romanians in Northern Bukovina
The History Show 02.05.2016

The Genocide of Romanians in Northern Bukovina

A look at the fate of Northern Bukovina in 1940.

The Genocide of Romanians in Northern Bukovina
The workers’ faculty
The History Show 25.04.2016

The workers’ faculty

The communist party seized power in Romania on March 6th, 1945, with the help of the Soviet Union and immediately started the transformation of society based on the Soviet model.

The workers’ faculty
SovromConstruction
The History Show 18.04.2016

SovromConstruction

Romanian-Soviet joint ventures were set up immediately after the Red Army occupied Romania, at the end of World War Two. Their label was ‘SovRoms,...

SovromConstruction
The Involvement of the Communist Political Police- the Securitate in Econom
The History Show 11.04.2016

The Involvement of the Communist Political Police- the Securitate in Econom

After 1948, the Romanian communist state seized all enterprises and became the sole owner of Romanian economy

The Involvement of the Communist Political Police- the Securitate in Econom

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