The Royal Hungarian Army In World War Ii

byNigel Thomas, Laszlo SzaboIllustratorDarko Pavlovic

Paperback | October 21, 2008

The Royal Hungarian Army In World War Ii by Nigel Thomas
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The Royal Hungarian Army was Germany's largest ally on the Eastern Front during World War II (1939-1945), providing a vital contribution in terms of both men and equipment. Information about the Hungarian Army in English is rare, and in this book co-authors Nigel Thomas and Hungarian expert Laszlo Szabo fill in the gaps about an important German ally.

Deployed in Ukraine at the beginning of the war, the Hungarian Army were involved in a number of brutal encounters with the Red Army, including stubborn resistance in Transylvania in the summer of 1944 and the brave defence of Budapest in the face of overwhelming odds. The Hungarian Army was a varied and colorful force, ranging from mountain troops and tank units to horse cavalry and specialist infantry. All of these are illustrated in full color artwork, and the text is full of details about the Hungarian Army's own, quite distinct uniforms and insignia as well as many of its own weapons and tanks. With so little of this information readily available outside of Hungary, this is an essential starter resource for war gamers, modelers, re-enactors and military historians.

Introduction · Organization of Royal Hungarian Army 1939 · Occupations of Slovakian, Rutheniand and Yugoslavian territory, 1938-41 · Operation Barbarossa: Mobile Group, Mobile Corps and Carpathian Group on the Ukraine, June-November 1941 · Occupation Corps in the Ukraine, 1942 · 2nd Army on the Don, June 1942-January 1943 · Anti-partis...
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Title:The Royal Hungarian Army In World War IiFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:48 pages, 9.67 X 7.23 X 0.08 inShipping dimensions:48 pages, 9.67 X 7.23 X 0.08 inPublished:October 21, 2008Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1846033241

ISBN - 13:9781846033247

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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