Securitate: Salo IRL

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Of particular interest IMO is the old man who was tortured as part of the Pitesti Experiment - a large number of Iron Guard members were imprisoned and tortured in the course of the program, as were many Orthodox priests.

The man in the documentary may well have been one of Codreanu's legionnaires.

Niccolo and Donkey

This is poignant:

I'm certain that there still has to be significant cultural differences between the Habsburg former half of Romania and that of Byzantine Wallachia and Bassarabia which makes it no surprise that the revolt against the regime began in Timisoara in Romania's far northwest.