"La Roumanie” Newspaper on the Romanian War Prisoners (1918-1919)
"La Roumanie” Newspaper on the Romanian War Prisoners (1918-1919)

Author(s): Gherghina Boda
Subject(s): History, Recent History (1900 till today), Pre-WW I & WW I (1900 -1919)
Published by: Editura Universităţii Petru Maior
Keywords: War; Camps; Prisoners Of War; Violence; Suffering.

Summary/Abstract: Starting with 1918, Paris becomes the center of Romanian propaganda abroad and the „La Roumanie” newspaper becomes the speaker for the Romanian interests. In the pages of this daily were reflected the suffering of Romanian war prisoners confined to prison camps. There are numerous testimonies proving cruel fate of those unfortunates who were abused both physically and mentally, despite international laws that compel the warring States to apply human treatments of prisoners of war.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 55-60
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: English