Rumania and the war

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byNicholas Lupu

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1919 Excerpt: ... LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS FACING PAGE With the Rumanian Army--A Cavalry Patrol on the Ice Fields Frontispiece With the Rumanian Army--Maxim Section Driving Down a Steep Embankment.. 26 With the Rumanian Army in the Field. A Priest Blessing Regimental Colors... 40 A Rumanian Peasant Girl in National Costume 66 Two Rumanian Peasant Beauties 72 Ecaterina Theodoroiu 80 The Crown Prince of Rumania at a Military School 86 The White Guard 102 RUMANIA AND THE WAR RUMANIA AND THE WAR TWO years ago, when I was in London, I saw in a newspaper a sketch representing a newspaper boy in 1935 crying "Rumania coming in." That sketch depicted sarcastically the anxiety and the puzzled state of mind of the public as to the attitude of Rumania. From 1914 until 1916 Rumania was the political sphinx of the time. Is Rumania to come into the war? On whose side, and when? Why has she not yet come in? These questions remained unanswered. No one was able to say anything definite. Later on, long before 1935, Rumania did enter the war on the side of the Allies. After some ephemeral successes at the beginning, when her sons after three centuries of waiting since the time of Michael the Brave entered again into Transylvania, the calvary of her misfortunes began: the loss of Dobrudja, the retreat in Transylvania, the loss of Wallachia, hunger, and exanthematic typhoid. Instead of the enthusiasm which greeted the entry of Rumania into the war, a sort of disillusionment and disappointment was felt in the West, where "failure" was the only word used of Rumania. The longawaited ally on whom so many hopes had been built had become a burden difficult to support and a troublesome companion in the fight. Only quite lately, during the summer of 1917, after the Homeric battles of Mareshti and Marashesht...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1919 Excerpt: ... LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS FACING PAGE With the Rumanian Army--A Cavalry Patrol on the Ice Fields Frontispiece With the Rumanian Army...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217986285

ISBN - 13:9780217986281

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