RUMUNSKÝ 2. TANKOVÝ PLUK V PRVEJ FÁZE BRATISLAVSKO-BRNIANSKEJ OPERÁCIE
The 2nd Romanian tank regiment in the first phase of Bratislava-Brno operation
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Article focuses on a short history of the 2nd Romanian tank regiment, commanded by colonel S. Zatreanu which took part at the 2nd Soviet Ukrainian front's offensive in late March 1945. This became later known as Bratislava - Brno operation. Operation's aim was to break the defensive line of German tank corps Feldherrnhalle on the lower Hron. Consequently Soviet forces were to continue assault towards Bratislava and Malé Karpaty mountains. The main task of the operation was to act as a basic part of the 27th Soviet Guards tank brigade, which had lost all of its tanks in February battles at the Hron bridgehead.
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