Rupea Fortress

Rupea Fortress

Rupea fortress is located 50 km from Brasov, built on a massive basalt,. It is a peasant fortress with four polygonal towers reinforced areas. The fortress was modified over time by adding two courtyards and three towers. The first document dates from 1324. Documents XV century fortress mentioned as an important commercial and crafts, having 12 guilds. The city served as a fortress in time and refuge for the people living in the surrounding hills and valleys, its place being strategic In 2009 began the rehabilitation of the city, the photos below showing the city...
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:...
Bucharest in late 19th century

Bucharest in late 19th century

 In 1856, the city of Bucharest was photographed for the first time. One who made this for the first time was Ludwig Angerer, the Austrian pharmacist. Ludwig Angerer studied the city to detect the most suitable places to obtain conclusive on the issue of panoramic images.  Most likely, the photographs were commissioned by Ludwig Angerer Habsburg army. The photos of presents a number of buildings who disappeared since then ,also the Dimbovita river has a completly different scenery . 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...
Austro-Hungarian campain in Romania – 1916

Austro-Hungarian campain in Romania R...

Romania remained neutral for the first two years of the World War I ,and it joined the Entente Powers and declared war on 27 August 1916. We already  presented some sets of pictures presenting the Romanian army during the fights against German troops in World war I The following pictures represents the situation on the other part of the front , in Transylvania , where the Central Powers were started the fights against Romanian army . Romanian position at Iacobeni Via :...
Bucharest on 60’s – 70’s

Bucharest on 60’s – 70’...

Below pictures were taken by an foreigner tourist which visited Romania and also few countries in Eastern Europe in 60’s and 70’s . During his trips , he visited also Transylvania and Moldova .             Via:...
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