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Constantin Constantinescu-Claps
20 February 1884 – 1961
Place of birth Beceni, Bacau County
Allegiance Flag of Romania.svg Kingdom of Romania
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1913-1944
Rank Army General
Commands held 4th Army
Battles/wars Second Balkan War
World War I
World War II

Constantin Constantinescu-Claps (February 20, 1884–1961) was a Romanian soldier, also known as a political prisoner under the communist regime. He participated in both World War I and World War II, and rose through the ranks in the Romanian Army. On November 9, 1941, he was appointed the commander of Romanian 4th Army, and became a Corps General on January 24, 1942. On February 10, 1943, he was relieved of his assignment and replaced by Constantin Sănătescu. Constantinescu-Claps retired in 1941, was arrested in 1951, and was condemned to 15 years' imprisonment in 1954. However, he was exonerated and released a year later.

References

  • Zalessky, K.A. Kto byl kto vo vtoroy mirovoy voyne. Soyuzniki Germanii. Moscow, 2003

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