”ROMANIAN COCKADES OVER CZECHOSLOVAKIA” 
(”Rumunské kokardynad Československom”)
Authors: Martin Cibula, Peter Kaššák, Radovan Frait Cover Image
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”ROMANIAN COCKADES OVER CZECHOSLOVAKIA” (”Rumunské kokardynad Československom”) Authors: Martin Cibula, Peter Kaššák, Radovan Frait
”ROMANIAN COCKADES OVER CZECHOSLOVAKIA” (”Rumunské kokardynad Československom”) Authors: Martin Cibula, Peter Kaššák, Radovan Frait

Author(s): Peter KOPECKY
Subject(s): Military history, Security and defense, Military policy, Developing nations, WW II and following years (1940 - 1949), Book-Review, Inter-Ethnic Relations, Politics and Identity, Peace and Conflict Studies
Published by: Editura Universitatii LUCIAN BLAGA din Sibiu
Keywords: Romanian Royal Air Force; campaign for the liberation of Czechoslovakia; military documents; archive documents; military operation on the Moravian-Slovak border; losses among Romanian pilots;

Summary/Abstract: In December 2019, at Degart Publishing House s.r.o., the work "Romanian Cockroaches over Czechoslovakia" appeared in Slovak, which refers to the participation of the Romanian Royal Air Force (Romanian Air Corps 1) in the campaign for the liberation of Czechoslovakia from December 21, 1944 to May 8, 1945. The authors present in detail the list of losses from the turn of the Romanian pilots and the aids in fighter planes, provided by the aircraft factory from Brașov, to Slovakia. The book is the only complete publication in the world, with the most extensive material on the inVol.vement of Romanian military aviation in this stage of the war.The work fills a gap in Slovak, Czech or Romanian historiography.

  • Issue Year: XV/2021
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 99-100
  • Page Count: 2
  • Language: English