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Wacht am Rhein, Wacht an der Donau. This can be read in a small verse in the text of the German edition of the correspondence card attached to the post. [ … ]
Towards the end of 1914 the monarch’s portrait could already be worn on the left side of the field cap as an authorized cap badge. At that time, of course, [ … ]
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The establishment of the artillery of the honvéd began just before the Great War. The first honvéd field artillery units were founded in 1913. Among them was No. 4, whose [ … ]
Franz Joseph I and Wilhelm II founded the permanent alliance of the Central Powers in the Great War. Although Wilhelm was related to almost every major European royal family, of [ … ]
From the point of view of the Central Powers, the most important event took place on December 15, 1917 in Brest-Litovsk, where the disintegrating Russia signed an armistice agreement with [ … ]
The air force of the Monarchy developed continuously during the Great War. At first, the most important task was reconnaissance, above all target spotting for the artillery. This could even [ … ]
There were three types of artillery units in the Monarchy. In addition to the field cannon and field howitzer regiments, there were also heavy artillery units. These were primarily equipped [ … ]
The main topic of this post is an interesting field correspondence card. With this capital letter, the addressee is notified that the postal control number of the unit of the [ … ]