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:...
King Ferdinand’s Funerals

King Ferdinand’s Funerals

King Ferdinand died on July 20, 1927 in Peles Castle in Sinaia, for bowel cancer. After the King’s death , the parliament proclaims grandson Michael , as new King. Because Michael is still infant , it is named an Regency . On July 24, the country held a national funeral. Funeral cortege passes through Bucharest and the funeral service takes place at the Orthodox Cathedral. The body will be buried at the Curtea de Agres.  The High Regency: Her Royal Majesty Queen Mary , before the Catafalc , under the canopy All the pictures are taken from Illustrated...