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Hungarian Honved Division Section

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Although the majority of infantry forces fielded by the Royal Hungarian Army in 1944–45 were not combat hardened; there were some experienced units after 3 years of fighting on the Eastern Front. Infantry Divisions of the Hungarian First Army had recently fought in the defence of Galicia in early 1944; and would put their experience to good use; like the 25th Division at the Battle of Tordá and the 10th Division inside the Budapest pocket.

A Hungarian rifle platoon was not as well trained in infantry tactics as their German comrades; nor did it possess their firepower. Although; with 3 sections of 13 men the Magyars did have an advantage in manpower; and the issuing of modern panzerfausts gave them a chance against Soviet tanks that their countrymen on the Don River in 1942 did not.

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