Kronstadt (Romanian Brașov)
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Kronstadt (Romanian Brașov)

Town in the Hungarian province of Transylvania, now in Romania. With their offensive into Transylvania after August 27, 1916, Romanian forces were able to achieve an enormous breakthrough towards Hungary. But the tide turned against them when, following the unfavorable situation in Dobrudja and the necessary reinforcement of Romanian troops on the Danube front, a total of three divisions was withdrawn from Transylvania. The strategic reserve (two divisions) earmarked for…

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Jerabék, Rudolf, “Kronstadt (Romanian Brașov)”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 29 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_beww1_en_0342>
First published online: 2015



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