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Men at arms

42nd Infantry Division

In 1867, the government of Austria and the Austrian emperor, agreed with Hungarian aristocrats and politicians representing the Hungarian nation ...
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30,5 cm Mortar 2.

The 30 and a half cm mortar is an inexhaustible subject. The huge bullet, the gigantic gun barrel. The car ...
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1st Honvéd Hussar Regiment

In this post, my friend Gábor Széplaki’s beautiful photo and the associated cap badge make us think and investigate. Following ...
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Automobile Corps 2

The photo in the post is a follow-up to the previous material about automobile corps. It’s got the same person ...
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19th Landwehr Infantry Regiment

The 19th Krakow Landwehr Infantry Regiment was part of the 131st Brigade and the Hofmann (XXV) Corps was its higher ...
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Automobile Corps

Post written by Gábor Széplaki From the last decade of the 19th century, motorization has gained ground in the world ...
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SMS Kaiser Karl VI

The SMS Kaiser Karl VI was built between 1896 and 1898 at the Stabilimento Tecnico Triestino shipyard in Trieste. The ...
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3. Tiroler Kaiserjäger Regiment

The usage of the Kappenabzeichen became more and more popular. This was despite of the regularly announced negative attitude of ...
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IR 67 badge worn below decoration bands

The Kappenabzeichen were very popular and used for the inspiration of the soldiers. Many times commanders of the troops ordered ...
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Red cross badges

Among the special units various Kappenabzeichen of military hospitals will be uploaded. Other sanitary badges depicted special jobs of medical ...
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Kaiserjäger

For some reason Tyrolean army units had very special status in the Austrian military order. This region also had front ...
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IR 32 on the field cap

The house-rgiment of Budapest IR 32 had several badges. The better known one shows  the portrait of Empress Maria Theresia ...
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5th Honved Hussar Division

Cavalry units were rather prestigious and they usually had very fine and expensive badges. The fifth division consisted of Honved ...
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