Bookcover of Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Bucharest
Booktitle:

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Bucharest

Betascript Publishing (2010-09-29 )

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ISBN-13:

978-613-3-15976-1

ISBN-10:
6133159766
EAN:
9786133159761
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Romanian: Mormântul Soldatului Necunoscut) is a monument located in Bucharest, dedicated to the soldiers who died while fighting for Romania. It is one of many such national tombs.It was built in 1923 to commemorate the Romanians who died during World War I.In 1923 it was decided to choose one of the fallen soldiers to represent all who had sacrificed their lives during the war.Ten unidentified soldiers who died at Mărăşeşti, Mărăşti, Oituz, Târgu Ocna, Jiu, Prahova, Bucharest, in Dobruja, Transylvania and Bessarabia were exhumed and laid in oak coffins, doubled with zinc, inside the "Assumption of Mary" Church in Mărăşeşti.On May 13, 1923, the war orphan Amilcar Săndulescu, student at the "Dimitrie Sturdza" Military High School, knelt in front of the fourth coffin and said: "This is my father". After the Unknown Soldier had been chosen, the other nine coffins were buried with military honors in the Heroes' Cemetery in Mărăşeşti.
Publishing house:
Betascript Publishing
Website:
https://www.betascript-publishing.com/
Edited by:
Lambert M. Surhone, Mariam T. Tennoe, Susan F. Henssonow
Number of pages:
68
Published on:
2010-09-29
Stock:
Available
Category:
History
Price:
29.00 €
Keywords:
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Battle of Mărăşeşti

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