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Morar Andrei

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  1. Looks like something I have in my family collection
  2. I know the best restorations are made by professional restorers, but currently I can't do that because of a few reasobs: 1. Most live in other countries, and I have to use a different currency than the one in Rinania 2. I'm underage 3. Due to my age, I can't make a PayPal account and many times I do not afford the cost of a restoration. At the moment, I consider that the images I started doing can be decent, especially with a bit of help from a re-enactment specialist I'm friends with.
  3. New image completed today. Currently, I am using this hobby in order to relax after a stressful day at school, but maybe I can find a way to use these images.
  4. Yes, there is a French officer. I think that person was part from Henri Berthelot's French Military Mission in Romania.
  5. i think I got myself a new hobby. These are my first attempts in colorising
  6. Actually, Iuli August Sturza (http://www.humanitas.ro/luli-august-sturdza) is a Romanian painter born in 1922, and that is one of her works. The only thing I wonder is why did she add the feathers. But I don't think it is as worse as turning Panther wheels that could be placed in a museum into benches. The painting itself depicts rulers of the Romanian Principalities before 1859.
  7. This is just said. Nothing else to say. It shows the degree intelligence and culture (or lack of) my compatriots have. One of the 13 Panther tanks received in 1946 was turned into a bench in a park (at least it's wheels). The rest of the tank probably got to the scrapyard a long time ago. Btw, should this thread be here or in Officers' Lounge?
  8. It feels a bit different when you read about the battle and you know that you had a family member who fought there and most probably even met his end, together with most of his comrades . It made me think quite a lot about what happened on that final days, and gave me the idea that at least once I should get to Przemysl and see the fortress. I made some studies in local archives and works that treat the history of the area I live in, and that confirms the guys I was looking for in "Unknown Austro-Hungarian uniform" were part of the 23rd Honved Regiment, 3rd battalion, and according to the studies, only 1 out of 6 men returned home from the unit, story similar to most regiments conscripted in the Fogaras district.
  9. Yes, totally looks to be a T-34/85. You can recognise it after the turret and gun. Also this version has the side tanks, which I think started to be placed like that in late war.
  10. Bayern, I am looking for 1:72 scale figurines, looking especially for German or Russian tanks. After a bit of research, the only thing I could find were some modern tank figurines made by a certain company called Eaglemoss or Quasar Comex, on a website called Emag (I don't know if this website/platform is relevant for your country) (https://www.miniprix.ro/f7280009861001-macheta-militara-de-colectie---tanc-c1-ariete---scara-1-72/p and https://m.emag.ro/machete-militare/c), but I found only modern tanks that are non-built kits. I am sorry about the fact 10 years ago there was one professional shop in Romania where I could find anything related to military vehicles, from books and figurines to big, remote control tanks. At the time though I was too young and did not know what that things are, so I possibly missed the only chance to get that kind of stuff, because the shop closed a couple of years after my first visit there. And it was not even that far from home...
  11. Kinda useful. But sadly it is kinda hard to use Ebay or Amazon in Romania, since we are not used to those and they usually do not deliver certain objects in my country. And neither Valor nor Dragon are brands that can be found here.
  12. A little collection of military art related to the Romanian army in the Great War.
  13. I know this us not necessarely about WW1, but there was no better section to post it in. I have recently watched some footage from the parada that took place at Paris on July 14th 1919, and I know that Romanian soldiers were present alongside the other nations of the Entente. But besides 10-20 seconds of film, is there any other image related to our soldiers that participated at the parade? The only source I found was this video:   The Romanians are featured at 14:46
  14. Oh, yeah. Thank you! It is more probable that the men I am looking served in a Hungarian regiment due to their region (and also the Magyar units has on their trousers the famous "Hungarian knot"). Are there any illustrations of Hungarian soldiers from 1900-1914? The thing I do not understand is why the corporal has a different colored uniform, while the soldier next to him is wearing a more "classic" uniform of the A-H army. I understand he has a different rank, but they might have served in the same unit.
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