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Morzsányi company

In the previous posts, I frequently mentioned the makers of the badges. The largest manufacturers in Vienna were Gurschner and ...
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Train troop

The train troop was a branch that dealt with the material supply of the combatant formations. All means of transport ...
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Air defense

Contemporary air defense as an artillery branch was born in the Great War. As the use of the airplane as ...
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Phone operators

From the point of view of the effective leadership of the troops, it was crucial in the Great War to ...
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Areal combat

The use of airplanes on the battlefield in the major combatant countries of the Great War developed rapidly. Over the ...
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Mountain troops’ badge

Another long-awaited post by my friend Gábor Széplaki. The plant with star-shaped inflorescences, the snow weed (Edelweiss), is mostly found ...
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Red assault troop (?)

The assault battalion of the 51st Infantry Division had one of the most attractive cap badges made. The insignia of ...
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Dogs

Dogs were used for many purposes by the armies of the Great War. The most well-known are the wounded searchers ...
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Medics

In a previous post, I already wrote about medics. Their role in the care of the wounded was extremely important ...
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FLIK 22

The various air force units underwent rapid development during the Great War. The backbone of the branch was the two-seater ...
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