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IR 23

The 23rd was a mixed nationality regiment recruited from the central part of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its recruiting area ...
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Landesschützen Regiment III. Innichen

The Landwehr regiments recruited in Tyrol and Vorarlberg were named Kk. Landesschützen regiments, and from January 1917 Kaiserschützen regiments. There ...
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Papp Brigade

The entry of the Monarchy into the Great War was not in accordance with preconceived notions. The speed of Russian ...
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IR 32 part 2.

The 32nd Infantry Regiment was the home regiment of Budapest. I have written about the namesake Maria Theresa and the ...
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IR 18

The 18th Infantry Regiment was founded in 1682 to ward off the expected Turkish attack on Vienna. The regiment’s supplementary ...
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FJB 10 “Kopaljäger”

The 10th Hunting Battalion was founded in 1814. In 1848 it played an important role in the military operations of ...
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Happy Easter!

I wish nice holidays for every reader! The site has been visited now by more than 1000 readers. I would ...
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31st Honvéd IR

The focus of this post is not on a real postcard, but on a stenciled page with a badge on ...
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Artillery of Görz

In 1915-16, the most serious fightings on the Italian front were for the possession of the town of Görz and ...
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Heinrich von Hess IR 49

He was not a general of the Great War, but he was the owner of the 49th Infantry Regiment. I’ve ...
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Hussar Regiment 3 “Hadik”

The crew of the 3rd Hussar Regiment came from the eastern part of the Hungarian Great Plain, from the area ...
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21st Infantry Regiment

The 21st Infantry Regiment was founded in 1733. It was a Czech regiment, and the crew was taken out of ...
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42nd Infantry Division 2

The 42nd Croatian Honvéd (Domobran) division and its cap badge were discussed in connection with a wearing photo. The opening ...
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3rd Army assault group

There’s absolutely no need to write a lengthy review here. The badge of the 3rd Army Assault Unit is one ...
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16th Jäger Battalion

The Monarchy used some of the Jäger battalions concentrated in higher units. For example, the 16th Jäger Battalion, formed in ...
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IR 63

The 63rd Infantry Regiment had its recruiting area in north-eastern Transylvania, primarily in the county of Beszterce-Naszód. The crew reflected ...
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20. Honvéd infantry regiment

Among the various relics of the regiments, objects that are sometimes difficult to interpret appear. For example, field post cards ...
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IR 84 “Bolfras”

The 84th Infantry Regiment was founded in 1882 as part of the armed force development program. It was formed from ...
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Guard in the Carpathians

Cooperation between the armies of the Central Powers began early in the war. Negotiations between the chiefs of staff were ...
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Christmas greetings 2020

Merry Christmas to all my visitors! Have nice holidays, peace and joy and most of all good health at the ...
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Peter Hofmann infantry general

Peter Hofmann was born in Vienna in 1865. He graduated from the Theresianum military school in Wiener Neustadt in 1884 ...
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32nd Jäger Battalion

The 32nd Jäger Battalion’s recruitment area was the territory of the VI. Corps in North-East Hungary. The command of the ...
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IR 9

The recruitment area of the 9th Infantry Regiment lay in Galicia, south of Lemberg. Stryj was the center where the ...
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3rd Army in Belgrade

The main motif of the badge is the fortress built at the confluence of the Danube and Sava rivers. This ...
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IR 6

The cadre of the K.u.K 6. Infantry Regiment was located in Újvidék (today Novi Sad in Serbia). Its recruiting area ...
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5 variants of German 11th Army badges

As a greenhorn badge collector, I was embarrassed for a while as to why the 11th Army had two very ...
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Red Devil 2

The name “Red Devil” remained as the common name of the Hussar regiments throughout the Great War. It was so ...
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4 rulers

The Kappeabzeichen shown in this section so far have been more about pieces mocking the enemy. This post is featuring ...
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IR 4 “Hoch- und Deutschmeister”

Founded in 1696, the 4th Deutschmeister Infantry Regiment had perhaps the longest tradition in the Monarchy. It was named after ...
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26th Feldjäger

The Feldjäger battalions were bigger in personnel than the usual infantry battalions and had an independent command. They were used ...
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IR 30

A fairly rare and much sought for badge is the IR 30 badge with the image of the Salcano railway ...
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Sturmbaon 58

The 58th Division was deployed on the Italian front. Its backbone was made up of mountain-trained troops, battalions of the ...
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Anti-aircraft unit badge

In the great reorganization of the Monarchy artillery in early 1918, mixed artillery regiments were established. This meant that the ...
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Infantry Battalion VI/48

Almost all k.u.k. regiments sent one battalion for mountain training. It is rather obvious that warfare in the mountains requires ...
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IR 32

The 32nd Infantry regiment was the house-regiment of Budapest with long historic traditions. The permanent owner of the regiment (Regimentsinhaber) ...
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IR 38

The cap badge of the Infantry Regiment No. 38 is one of the very much desired objects of Kappenabzeichen collectors ...
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Honvéd ITD 51

The 51st Honvéd Infantry Division was set up in 1915 to replace the former 23rd Division which served during the ...
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