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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • June 06, 1944

    List of Names of American Aviators Captured on Romanian Territory on the 6th Day of June, 1944

    The document lists the names, ranks, ages, serial numbers and cities of origin for 25 American aviators capture in Romania on June 6, 1944.

  • 1945

    Letter to the Allied Control Commission from General S. Pretorian for the President of the Romanian Armistice Commission

    General S. Pretorian requests increased staffing for all the District Centers of Territorial Exploitation in Romania. He lists the responsibilities and resources required to supply both Romanian and Soviet armies and states that the current levels of staffing are insufficient.

  • March 15, 1945

    Letter from Captain Calugaru P. Stelian of the 40th Infantry Regiment to the Commanding General of the General Staff, Bucharest, with attached List of Names

    Captain Stelian pleads with the Commanding General of the General Staff in Bucharest to intervene on behalf of himself and 23 other Romanian soldiers who were captured by the Allied Forces, held in POW camps in Germany, and then transported toward the USSR. A list of the names of these soldiers is attached.

  • July 20, 1945

    Summary of Activities of the Liaison Officers to the American Military Mission

    Major Prager summarizes information from Romanian liaison officers and interpreters working with the American Military Mission between April 1 and June 30, 1945.

  • February 04, 1966

    Report on the meeting of the Chiefs of the General Staff of the Armies of the Warsaw Pact

    The meeting focused on the need to create a more unified command structure and general staff for the Warsaw Pact. A draft protocol was produced, which the delegates signed.

  • June 03, 1968

    Report on Meeting of Consultative Political Committee of the Warsaw Pact

    The report details changes that had been made to the Unified Command structure over the last two years (since 1966) and the effects that they would have on Romania and its relationship with the Warsaw Pact.

  • September 28, 1968

    Note of Discussions between Nicolae Ceausescu and Marshal I.I. Jakubovsky

    Marshal Jakubovsky briefed Ceausescu and the Romanian leadership on changes that were being made to the Unified Command structure.

  • October 30, 1968

    Report addressed by Minister of the Armed Forces of the Socialist Republic of Romania to Ion Gheorghe Maurer, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Socialist Republicof Romania

    This report by Romanian Minister of Armed Forces Ion Ionita to the chairman of the Romanian Council of Ministers, Georghe Maurer, refers to the latter's participation in the Conference of the Warsaw Pact Defense Ministers. The conference resolved outstanding problems concerning draft statutes. The observations of the delegation of the Ministry of Armed Forces approved by the party and state leadership have all been included, with the exception of article 12, item A, regarding the stationing of troops of the United Armed Forces on territories of member countries, on which the Romanian party reserved the right to reflect.

  • March 01, 1970

    Letter from General Ion Ionita to Nicolae Ceausescu

    General Ionita is writing to Ceausescu to inform him of staff talks he had in Moscow in regards to upcoming Warsaw Pact maneuvers to be held in Romania.