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  • Bukovina, Romania
    Thursday Mar 25, 1915

    Josip Broz Tito

    Wounded and taken prisoner

    Bukovina, Romania
    Thursday Mar 25, 1915

    On 25 March 1915, he was wounded in the back by a Circassian cavalryman's lance, and captured during a Russian attack near Bukovina.




  • Romania
    Sunday Aug 27, 1916

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Romania Entered The World War I

    Romania
    Sunday Aug 27, 1916

    In 1916, Romania entered World War I on the side of the Allies. In doing so, Romania's goal was to unite all the territories with a Romanian national majority into one state. In the Treaty of Bucharest (1916), terms for Romania's acquisition of territories within Austria-Hungary were stipulated.




  • Buftea, Romania
    Tuesday May 7, 1918

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    The Treaty of Bucharest

    Buftea, Romania
    Tuesday May 7, 1918

    Romania was alone on the Eastern Front, a situation that far surpassed its military capabilities. Therefore, on 7 May 1918, Romania sued for peace. The prime minister of Romania, Alexandru Marghiloman, signed the Treaty of Bucharest (1918) with the Central Powers. However, this treaty was never signed by King Ferdinand of Romania.




  • Romania
    Sunday Nov 10, 1918

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Romania Re-entered The War on The Side of The Allied Forces

    Romania
    Sunday Nov 10, 1918

    On 10 November 1918, taking advantage of the Central Powers' precarious situation, Romania re-entered the war on the side of the Allied forces, with similar objectives to those of 1916. King Ferdinand called for the mobilization of the Romanian army and ordered it to attack by crossing the Carpathian Mountains into Transylvania. The end of World War I that soon followed did not bring an end to fighting for the Romanian army. Its action continued into 1918 and 1919 in the Hungarian–Romanian war.




  • Hungary (then Kingdom of Hungary)
    Wednesday Nov 13, 1918

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    The Romanian Army Attack

    Hungary (then Kingdom of Hungary)
    Wednesday Nov 13, 1918

    On 13 November, the Romanian army crossed the eastern borders of the Kingdom of Hungary.




  • Prisăcani River, Romania
    Wednesday Nov 13, 1918

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    The 7th Entered Transylvania

    Prisăcani River, Romania
    Wednesday Nov 13, 1918

    Following the 1918 Treaty of Bucharest, the bulk of the Romanian Army was demobilized. Only the 9th and 10th infantry divisions and the 1st and 2nd cavalry divisions were at full strength. However, those units were engaged in the protection of Bessarabia against the Bolshevik Soviet Russians. The 1st, 7th and 8th Vânători divisions, stationed in Moldavia, were the first units to be mobilized. The 8th was sent to Bukovina and the other two were sent to Transylvania. On 13 November, the 7th entered Transylvania at the Prisăcani River in the eastern Carpathians. The 1st then entered Transylvania at Palanca, Bacău.




  • Alba Iulia, Romania
    Sunday Dec 1, 1918

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Union of Transylvania With Romania

    Alba Iulia, Romania
    Sunday Dec 1, 1918

    On 1 December, the Union of Transylvania with Romania was officiated by the elected representatives of the Romanian people of Transylvania, who proclaimed a union with Romania. Later the Transylvanian Saxons and Banat Swabians also supported the union.


  • Cluj-Napoca (Kolozsvár), Romania
    Tuesday Dec 24, 1918

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Entering Kolozsvár

    Cluj-Napoca (Kolozsvár), Romania
    Tuesday Dec 24, 1918

    On 24 December, units of the Romanian Army entered Kolozsvár.


  • Romania
    Wednesday Jan 22, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    The Romanian Army Controlled All The Territory To The Maros River

    Romania
    Wednesday Jan 22, 1919

    By 22 January 1919, the Romanian army controlled all the territory to the Maros River. The 7th and 1st divisions were spread thin, so the 2nd Division was sent to Nagyszeben and the 6th Division to Brassó (Braşov). Two new infantry divisions, the 16th and 18th, were formed from Romanian soldiers previously mobilized in the Austro-Hungarian Army. A unified command of the Romanian army in Transylvania was established.


  • Romania
    Tuesday Apr 15, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    The Hungarians Launched a Preemptive Attack.

    Romania
    Tuesday Apr 15, 1919

    When Kun became aware of Romanian preparations for an offensive, he fortified mountain passes in the territory controlled by the Hungarian Army. Then, on the night of 15–16 April, the Hungarians launched a preemptive attack.


  • Romania
    Wednesday Apr 16, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Romania Planned To Take an Offensive Action

    Romania
    Wednesday Apr 16, 1919

    When Kun declined the terms of the Vix note, Romania acted to enforce the new railway demarcation line. Romania planned to take an offensive action on 16 April 1919. The north battalion was to take Nagykároly and Nagyvárad. This would separate the elite Hungarian Székely division from the rest of the Hungarian army. The north battalion would then outflank the Hungarian Army. Simultaneously, the south battalion would advance to Máriaradna and Belényes.


  • Hungary (then Kingdom of Hungary)
    Friday Apr 18, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    The Hungarian Front was broken

    Hungary (then Kingdom of Hungary)
    Friday Apr 18, 1919

    By 18 April, the first elements of the Romanian offensive were completed and the Hungarian front was broken.


  • Carei (Nagykároly), Romania
    Saturday Apr 19, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Romania Took Nagykároly

    Carei (Nagykároly), Romania
    Saturday Apr 19, 1919

    On 19 April, Romanian forces took Nagykároly.


  • Nagyvárad (Oradea), Romania - Nagyszalonta (Salonta), Romania
    Sunday Apr 20, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Romania Took Nagyvárad and Nagyszalonta

    Nagyvárad (Oradea), Romania - Nagyszalonta (Salonta), Romania
    Sunday Apr 20, 1919

    On 20 April they took Nagyvárad (Oradea) and Nagyszalonta (Salonta). Rather than following the instructions of the Vix note, the Romanian army pressed on for the Tisza River, an easily defended natural military obstacle.


  • Eastern Romania
    Tuesday Jun 6, 1944

    World War II

    First Jassy–Kishinev offensive failed

    Eastern Romania
    Tuesday Jun 6, 1944

    Soviets made incursions into Romania, which was repulsed by Axis forces. The military engagements of first Jassy–Kishinev offensive occurred between 8 April and 6 June 1944.


  • Romania
    Sunday Aug 20, 1944

    World War II

    Jassy–Kishinev Offensive

    Romania
    Sunday Aug 20, 1944

    Soviet Red Army's strategic offensive in eastern Romania cut off and destroyed the considerable German troops there, the offensive lasted 9 days after it started on 20 August 1944.


  • Romania
    Wednesday Aug 23, 1944

    World War II

    King Michael's Coup

    Romania
    Wednesday Aug 23, 1944

    Coup d'état led by King Michael I of Romania on 23 August 1944.


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