Romania in World War One, article by Dan Dimancescu National Geographic Magazine December 2008


Other National Geographic Magazine stories by Dan Dimancescu:

Danube River, Japan, Carpathian Mountains, Korean Peninsula

“Proba de Foc” (Test of Fire): Romania in WW-1 authored by Dan Dimancescu in National Geographic Magazine (Romania) December 2008
– The WW-I story of Dimitri Dimancescu war service on the Romanian Front (1916-1918) and his encounters with Col. Norton Griffiths sent to sabotage the country’s oil wells and Lt. Erwin Rommel whom he battled on Hill 789 (Mt. Cosna). The story is also described in a documentary film “HILL 789: The Last Stronghold.” For production details and background see