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The Diary of an Officer from Craiova Participating in the First World War

Șerban PĂTRAȘCU
3rd Degree Scientific Researcher, PhD. “C.S. Nicolăescu-Plopşor” Institute for Research in SocialStudies and Humanities from Craiova, of the Romanian Academy, Romania;
E-mail: serban_patrascu@yahoo.com

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.59277/CSNPISSH.2023.21

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Published on December 3, 2023

Abstract
The manuscript of the young officer named George Orman presents a firsthand account of the Romanian army, following their involvement in the campaign of 1916 to 1918.
“The Campaign Notes” is a record of everything he saw, heard, and lived through during the war. Being the commander of the Ambulance of the XI-th Division, he had accompanied troops in Transylvania, Oltenia, Muntenia and Moldova, as well as in Bessarabia.
A patriot and a fearless serviceman, he had done his duty towards his country, having been promoted and decorated for his bravery.

Keywords
Manuscript, officer, the First World War, Orman, Craiova

References:

  1. Archive of the Dolj Bar, file 7/1920: Avocatul George Orman.
  2. Ciocazan, C. M., Amintiri din războiul întregirii neamului, edition cared for and introductory study by Ioan Anastasia and Nicolae Marinescu, Craiova, Aius Publishing, 2007.
  3. Defleury, N., Divizia de la Cerna. De pe front în captivitate 1916–1918, Craiova, Ramuri Publishing, 1940.
  4. Ghiăcioiu, P., Anuarul Baroului pe anul 1905, Craiova, Editura Samitca, 1905.
  5. Orman, George, Note de Campanie/ The Campaign Notes (handwritten).
  6. Năvârlie, Constantin, Cronica celor 100 de zile de război în Munții Cernei, vol. I, cared for by L. Deaconu, Otilia Gherghe, Tudorița Deaconu, Craiova, Sitech Publishing, 2009.

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