First romanian in space

First romanian in space

Intercosmos was a Soviet space program, designed to help the Soviet Union’s allies with manned and unmanned space missions. The program included the allied east-European nations of the Warsaw Pact, CoMEcon, and other socialist nations like Afghanistan, Cuba, Mongolia, and Vietnam. In addition, pro-Soviet non-aligned nations such as India and Syria participated, and even France, despite it being a capitalist nation and part-time US/NATO ally. Born on 27 September 1952 in Brasov, Romania, Prunariu graduated from the Physics and Mathematics high school in...
Bucharest under allied bombings

Bucharest under allied bombings

The tragic event happened 1944, when more than 5,000 died in Bucharest along the 17 aerial bombing of the capital, remains one of the biggest disasters in the history of the city. During 1944 the city was bombed by allied troupes but also by the German Luftwaffe .  The Bucharest World War II bombings were primarily Allied bombings of railroad targets and those of the Oil Campaign of World War II, but included a bombing by Nazi Germany after the royal coup. Bucharest stored and distributed much of Ploiesti’s refined oil products.     Via:...
Constanta in color photos , during WWII

Constanta in color photos , during WWII

Probably the pictures were taken by some german solders during WW II . They present few of the main areas of the city : the harbour , the city center , Mamaia resort ,  also residents on their daily activities and the daily life of the solders .   Via: museumsyndicate.com 
US Army Cavalry March

US Army Cavalry March

From left from Mihail Kogalniceanu to Ploiesti no less than 400 soldiers from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment 2nd Battalion of the US Army, in about 80 technical equipment, the vast majority Stryker armored transporters , decorated with the flags of Romania and the US. Along joined the convoy and two Apache attack helicopters and a BlackHawk helicopter. Along the way, the population of towns and villages crossed attended as a real parade. They waved, smiled, they whistled, took pictures. From armored were as energetic response. As a personal opinion, soldiers in armored...
C 130 Hercules transport aircrafts of the Roman Army

C 130 Hercules transport aircrafts of th...

C-130 Hercules tactical troops is to support the enforcement of missions logistical support and medical evacuation airborne. With capabilities for medium and long distance transport, in recent years it was the main means of supporting their troops are in the operational  missions , intervention and aid in cases of natural disasters, domestically and internationally.   Via: Bogdan Pop  and...
Opening of the National Theatre Bucharest

Opening of the National Theatre Buchares...

Modernizing the National Theatre in Bucharest came to an end: outdoor amphitheater roof six show halls with the latest facilities and a maze of cafes, bookstores and art galleries. This post shows the architectural space for the new arrangements.   Via:...
Romanian popular costumes

Romanian popular costumes

 Romanian dress refers to the traditional clothing worn by Romanians. Today, a strong majority of Romanians wear Western-style dress on most occasions, and the garments described here largely fell out of use during the 20th century.  However, they can still be seen in more remote areas, on special occasions, and at ethnographic and folk events. Each historical region has its own specific variety of costume.  Romanian traditional clothing can be classified according to seven traditional regions. These can be further subdivided by ethnographic zones, which may...
Cluj Napoca 1959

Cluj Napoca 1959

Below are some pictures taken by an tourist , in Cluj Napoca 1959. Enjoy Via: fortepan.hu
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