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Royal Hungarian Honvéd
V Corps
5th Military District
   Deputy Corps Commander
     00.08.194000.10.1940    BG János Solymossy
     01.06.194415.09.1944    MG Imre Kálmán
   Constituted:       07.12.1025    as 5th Military District
   Redesignated:    01.10.1938    as V Corps, by amalgamating the 5th Mixed Brigade and 5th Military District
   Activated:    05.04.1941    (Corps Headquarters only)
   Inactivated:    17.04.1941    (Corps Headquarters only)
   Disbanded:    01.06.1944    (Corps Headquarters only)
   Constituted:    04.08.1944    (Corps Headquarters only)
   Activated:    01.09.1944    (Corps Headquarters only)
   Discontinued:    00.05.1945    surrendered in Austria
Commanding Officers:
   07.12.2501.05.30    BG Gyula Kubanyi
   01.05.3001.06.34    MG Kálmán Shvoy
   01.06.3401.11.36    MG Miksa Nagyszombathy
   01.11.3601.08.39    MG László Mérey
   01.08.3901.08.41    MG Antal Silley
   01.08.4120.08.42    MG Ferenc Feketehalmy-Czeydner
   20.08.4201.08.43    MG Frigyes Gyimessy
   01.08.4301.05.44    MG Pál Platthy
   [01.04.4401.09.44]    position not filled
   01.09.4415.11.44    MG Zoltán Algya-Pap
   15.11.4417.12.44    MG Miklós Nagyöszy
   17.12.4401.03.45    MG Mihály Ibrányi
   01.03.4500.05.45    MG József Vasváry
   07.12.2501.03.40    HM (peace time garrison)
   01.03.4005.04.41    VKF (peace time garrison)
   03.04.4117.04.41    Third Army, VKF
   17.04.4104.08.44    VKF (peace time garrison)
   04.08.4415.08.44    First Army, Armeegruppe Raus
   15.08.4420.10.44    First Army, Armeegruppe Heinrici
   20.10.4423.10.44    First Army, Heeresgruppe A
   23.10.4417.12.44    First Army, Armeegruppe Wöhler
   18.12.4401.02.45    First Army, Armeegruppe Heinrichi
   01.02.4500.05.45    First Army, Heeresgruppe Mitte
Peace Time Organization to 1943:
   Corps Headquarters
   Corps Troops:

   V Corps Artillery Command
   V Bicycle Battalion
   V Heavy Artillery Battalion (mot)
   V Artillery Observation Battery
   V Anti-Aircraft Battalion (mot)
   V Signal Battalion
   V Combat Engineer Battalion
   V Corps Supply Services Headquarters
Peace Time Organization from 1943:
   Corps Headquarters
   Attached units:

   V Corps Supply Services Headquarters
   V Corps Motorized Supply Services Headquarters
   V Artillery Command
   V Engineer Command
   V Labor Services Command
   V independent Anti-Aircraft Company (mot)
   V independent Heavy Artillery Battery (mot)
   55th independent Combat Engineer Battalion
Border Defense Units:
  16th Border Guard Battalion
     1/16 Border Guard Company
     2/16 Border Guard Company
     3/16 Border Guard Company
     4/16 Border Guard Company
     16 Artillery Battery
     1/16 Border Police Company (5 Patrols)
     2/16 Border Police Company (5 Patrols)

  55th Border Police Battalion
     1/55 Border Police Company (4 Patrols)
     2/55 Border Police Company (4 Patrols)
     3/55 Border Police Company (4 Patrols)



The V Corps Headquarters was dissolved on 1.06.44. However, the 5th Military District continued to exist and, in fact, actually commanded combat units until the end.
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