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8 Jan 1920

Romania
  • Crown Prince Carol's son Prince Mircea Gregor Carol Lambrino was born in Bucharest, Romania. ww2dbase [Carol II | Bucharest | CPC]
2 Aug 1933

Romania
  • Irina Cioc took a flight from Bucharest to Constanta, Romania and became interested in aviation. ww2dbase [Irina Burnaia | Bucharest | CPC]
24 Mar 1935

Photo(s) dated 24 Mar 1935
Irina Burnaia and Petre Ivanovici at the Băneasa airport in Bucharest, Romania, 24 Mar 1935
4 Apr 1944

Photo(s) dated 4 Apr 1944
B-24D Liberator “Angie the Ox” of the 515th Bomb Squadron over the smoking rail yards in Bucharest, Romania, Apr 4 1944
24 Aug 1944

Romania
26 Aug 1944

Romania
31 Aug 1944

Romania
2 Sep 1944

Romania
  • Romanian troops entered the German legation in Bucharest, Romania. German Minister Manfred von Killinger shot himself after citing that a ship's captain should also go down with a sinking ship; Romanians arrested the remaining diplomats and military attachés including General Erik Hansen, Admiral Werner Tillessen, General Alfred Gertenberg, and General Karl Spalcke. ww2dbase [Jassy-Kishinev Offensive and Romania's Surrender | Bucharest | CPC]
29 Sep 1944

Romania
  • 21 American OSS agents (under Lieutenant Commander Frank Wisner) were dropped into Bucharest, Romania to liberate 1,888 interned Allied airmen. As they evacuated the airmen, they also brought out with them many Romania diplomatic documents to prevent Soviet capture. ww2dbase [Jassy-Kishinev Offensive and Romania's Surrender | Bucharest | CPC]
2 Jan 1945

Romania
  • Dutch national Gerrit van der Waals, under employment of British SOE but nevertheless placed under arrest by the Soviets in Hungary, was transferred to another prison in Bucharest, Romania. ww2dbase [Bucharest | CPC]
27 Feb 1945

Romania
  • Soviet Deputy Commissar for Foreign Affairs Andrei Vyshinsky, sent to Bucharest, Romania by Joseph Stalin, forced King Mihai I to appoint Petru Groza as the new prime minister. ww2dbase [Mihai I | Bucharest | CPC]
15 Jan 1950

Romania
22 Jan 1988

Romania
24 Mar 2013

Romania

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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