Historic to the Royal Hungarian Army in the WW2
The Hungarian Royal Army from 1938 to 1941 marches in to the – juddged by the the German-Italian board of referees after the WW1 - disannexed areas without fights.
On the April of 1941 the german 46th and 41th Panzer Corps with the 3rd Corps of the Hungarian Royal Army launches an attack against Yugoslavia.
On July 1, in 1941 the Hungarian Carpatian-group joins the south German army with 45.000 people in the Operation: Barbarossa
On the June of 1942 the 2nd Hungarian Army joins the German Army Group B with seven division (207.000 soldier) in the Operation: Blau, and made several serious success. On July 10, the Hungarians reached the river Don, where defensive position was built up.
For the autum of 1942 the 2nd Hungarian Army increses its numbers to 250.000.
On the February of 1943, the losses of the 2nd Hungarian Army reach 130.000 (40.000 prisoner of war). For spring, the hungarian losses and the fail of the morale (-30-35C° cold, may frost killing) was so severe, the survivor units had to retreat home. After that, nine Hungarian lodging divisions supplied tasks in the east.
On the end of 1943, the Red Army approached the Northeast-Carpats.
On January 6, in 1944, the first Hungarian Army (16th and 24th infantry divisions and the 1st and 2nd montain brigade) was mobilized.
On the August of 1944, Romania,- fighting on the German-Hungarian side so far – change sides and join to the Russians, and the front line defended by them was opened to the Russians with this. The 4th. Ukrainian front was able to take the Árpád line then, which was the North-Eastern defensive line of the Hungarian border. At this time the 1st Hungarian army numbers reached the 200.000, for which one tenth was German's. The 2nd Hungarian, concerned the 8. (a German army fights hard fights on the area of Transylvania) German army.
Due to the enormous Russian pressure it was necessary to start the 8th German and the 2nd Hungarian armies' withdrawal on the 8 of October, in 1944. The fights were going on from this time on Hungary's area. Yhe plain armoured battle constituting the part of the manoeuvres of the Tiszántúl battle of Debrecen (1944 Octobers 6-31.) was one of the largest tank battle of a world war. Here the 1st and 2nd Hungarian Army and the 8th German army battled against the 2nd Ukrainian front. The result Russian victory:
German loss: 270 tanks and 15.000 soldier
Hungarian loss: 20.000 soldier, unknown number of vehicles
Soviet loss: 530-620 tanks, 84 000 soldier
Romanian loss: 33.000 soldier, unknown number of vehicles
Following this the Russian strengths reach towards Germany The next bigger fight at the Attila line unfolded and with it begun Budapest's (capital) outskirts fights (108 days).
The Soviet soldiers kept recalling Budapest's siege together with the siege of Berlin and for second Stalingrad after the war. The fights last from 1944 December 25 to 1945 February 13 following Budapest's cutting off.
Budapest was defended more than 51000 Hungarians (for example: 10th infantry, 1st armored, and 12th reserv division, Billnitzer group /artillery group/assault and engineering battalion and the 33th Waffen-Kavallerie-Division der SS) and nearly 42000 Germans (for example: SS Florian Geyer, SS Maria Theresia, Feldhernhalle and 13th armored division, 9th SS montain corps, the 271th Volksgrenadier-Division, heavy anti-aircraft classes and SS police corps)
Around the city another 90000 Hungarian-German soldiers fought (experiments of exemption: Konrad 1,2,3). The attacks was initiated with the 2nd Ukrainian front (67000 soldier) and the 3rd Ukrainian front, 60000 Soviet and Romanian soldier and another 30.000 mans.
On February 11 the remained 20000 Hungarians and 24000 German soldiers attempt to break out, but only 10000 soldiers were able to break through the Soviet positions, and 785 soldiers managed to get across merely to the own teams. In the course of the 50 day siege the Soviet-Romanian losses was 197000 and almost the full Hungarian-German armed defender forces. In the fights 27 of the percentages of Budapest's apartment houses were destroyed in the course of bombardment, 25-35000 civil died and 50,000 women and girls were raped and 50000 civil leaded to the east into captivity and beside this the German teams was blown up all (4) the bridges of the Duna.
After this, the Germans initiated a counterattack (Frühlingserwachen manoeuvre 1945 marc.6-15.) on Lake Velence and Balaton accross the Margit line; this was the German continental military force's last big attack in the II. World War. [6th SS tank army (303 tanks and 132 assault guns). The 1st SS tank army corps: 1st and 12th SS panzer division 2nd SS tank army corps: 2. and 9. SS panzer division, the 23th armored and 44th Hoch und Deutschmeister grenadier division alongside the Hungarian 25th infantry and the 20th artillery divisions. The Germans 6th Army's 3rd panzer corps and the 4th SS panzer corps (altogether 32 Kingtiger).]
Against them the 3. Ukrainian front, which started advance towards - coincidental wih the German-Hungarian attack- Vienna. With serious losses the attack wasrepulsed and the Margit line - one that traversed Hungary - was broken through.
The fights finish inside Hungary's borders on the middle of 1945 Aprils. Hungarian teams (saint László airborne division, 25th SS Grenadier Division Hunyadi, 26th SS Grenadier Division Hungaria, SS-Brigade Ney, SS Szálasi ski battalion) yet fight after these in Austria, and on Germany's area.
The winning states disannexed the Hungarian areas again with the end of the war, and many prisoners of war were taken to the east.
Under the curse of the four years in the WW2 as many Hungarian soldiers died as Italian (with a significantly bigger staff number) and nearly so much than at the English or American army.