Miliatry parade in Bucharest during WWII

Miliatry parade in Bucharest during WWII

Below are 47 images from a military parade organized in 1941, in Bucharest, Romanian troops after the victory in the Battle of Odessa during the Second World War. After the liberation of Bessarabia in 1941, the Romanian army started in August 1941, Odessa conquest operation without German support. Due to the resistance forces of the Red Army in Odessa, the Romanian army fought for three months to conquer heavily fortified city.   Via:...
Transfagarasan Inauguration

Transfagarasan Inauguration

On September 20, 2014, marks 40 years since the inauguration of the national road Transfagarasan (built in 1974), linking the historical region of Transylvania and Wallachia. The road was built pass over the Fagaras Mountains and ascends to an altitude of 2042 m near Balea Lake, the second road in Romania, as high, as Transalpina Below are some pictured during the inauguration and during construction   Via:...
Historic Glass-Plate Photos From Romania Restored And Turned Into Colorful Art

Historic Glass-Plate Photos From Romania...

The recoloring of old black-and-white photos is an excellent way for modern audiences to re-visit, understand and associate with history. Jane Long, a photographer based in Australia, has taken a collection of old glass-plate images by Romanian photographer Costica Acsinte and updating them by adding color and a bit of Photoshop magic. Acsinte, who died in 1984, was a Romanian war photographer during WWI who also took photos professionally and personally after the war. In 2013, what was left of his damaged vintage glass-plate photos was digitized by the Costica...
Proper way to inaugurate a motorway tunnel

Proper way to inaugurate a motorway tunn...

Glad to have done the work, even eight months late, builders of the last 16 km of the section Orastie-Sibiu motorway celebrated completion right in the Săcel tunnel ,  where installed tables and grills . The tunnel party was organized for all employees who worked on the highway,  in appreciation of their work  as work was completed. Via:...
Tiriac Classic Car Collection

Tiriac Classic Car Collection

Ion Tiriac officially opened Tiriac Collection, a gallery of around 80 cars of the 250 held, the oldest being a Hurtu produced in 1899 and the newest is a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Stirling Moss Edition produced in 2009 in a limited edition of 75 units. Among the most famous examples of his collection include a Rolls Royce Phantom which previously belonged to Elton John, a Mercedes-Benz 600 sedan from the 60s, an Aston Martin DB5, known for films James Bond, but also a 1977 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Also in the collection are found six Rolls Royce Phantom...
Old Photos of the Bucharest Earthquake of 1977

Old Photos of the Bucharest Earthquake o...

The 1977 Vrancea Earthquake occurred on Friday, 4 March 1977, 21:20 local time and was felt throughout the Balkans. About 35,000 buildings were damaged, and the total damage was estimated at more than two billion dollars. Most of the damage was concentrated in  Bucharest, where about 33 large buildings collapsed. Probably made in no more than two or three days after the event , the scenes presents people and bulldozers, workers and the army that helps remove piles of debris.     Via:...
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