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Royal Hungarian Honvéd
VII Corps
Headquarters:
   Miskolc
7th Military District
   Deputy Corps Commander
     00.08.194000.12.1940    COL Károly Ertsey-Leitschaft
     00.05.194201.08.1942    BG Pál Szombathy
     01.08.194200.08.1944    BG József Finta
Lineage:
   Constituted:       01.07.1928    as 7th Military District
   Redesignated:    01.10.1938    as VII Corps, by amalgamating the 7th Mixed Brigade and 7th Military District
   Activated:    07.04.1941    (Corps Headquarters only)
   Inactivated:    17.04.1941    (Corps Headquarters only)
   Activated:    10.04.1942    (Corps Headquarters only)
   Disbanded:    00.02.1943    on the East Front
   Activated:    01.05.1943    on the East Front (see notes below)
   Discontinued:    15.11.1944    dissolved
Commanding Officers:
   01.07.2801.05.30    MG Albin Lenz
   01.05.3001.05.34    MG Hermann Pokorny
   01.05.3405.09.38    MG Hugó Sónyi
   [05.09.3801.10.38]    position not filled
   01.10.3801.03.40    MG András Littay
   01.03.4001.05.42    MG Gyula Nagy
   01.05.4221.05.42    BG Sándor Horváth
   21.05.4200.12.42    MG Ernö Gyimesy
   00.12.4200.02.43    BG János Legeza
   00.02.4301.05.43    MG Ernö Gyimesy
   01.05.4315.05.44    MG István Kiss
   01.06.4417.10.44    MG Géza Vörös
   17.10.4415.11.44    LTG János Markóczu
Attachments:  
   01.10.2801.03.40    HM (peace time garrison)
   01.03.4006.01.44    VKF (peace time garrison)
   06.01.4421.07.44    First Army, Heeresgruppe Nordukraine
   21.07.4415.08.44    First Army, Armeegruppe Raus
   15.08.4413.10.44    First Army, Armeegruppe Heinrici
   13.10.4428.10.44    Third Army, VKF
   28.10.4412.11.44    Third Army, Armeegruppe Fretter-Pico
 
Organization:
Peace Time Organization to 1943:
   Corps Headquarters
   Corps Troops:

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

   VII Corps Supply Services Headquarters
   VII Corps Motorized Supply Services Headquarters
   VII Artillery Command
   VII Labor Services Command
   XI Labor Services Command
   VII independent Anti-Aircraft Company (mot)
   VII independent Heavy Artillery Battery (mot)
   57th independent Combat Engineer Battalion
   (Miskolc)
   (Miskolc)
   (Miskolc)
   (Miskolc)
   (Miskolc)
   (Miskolc)
   (Miskolc)
   (Miskolc)
   (Miskolc)
 
Border Defense Units:
   57th Border Police Battalion
     1/57 Border Police Company (6 Patrols)
     2/57 Border Police Company (7 Patrols)
     3/57 Border Police Company (5 Patrols)
     4/57 Border Police Company (6 Patrols)
     5/57 Border Police Company (7 Patrols)
     6/57 Border Police Company (5 Patrols)

   (Salgótarján)
   (Rozsnyó)
   (Jolsva)
   (Rimaszombat)
   (Losonc)
   (Balassagyarmat)
   (Jposyság)
 
NOTES:
Corps Headquarters was destroyed at the Don in January 1943. On 01.05.1943 a reduced-strength corps command echelon for the occupation forces on the East Front, west of the Dnieper River, was activated using the remnants of the headquarters staff. It relieved the Hungarian Occupation Group West . During the winter of 1943/1944 it was rebuilt to full corps headquarters strength. It was transferred to the field troops on 07.04.1944.
The Corps (both Corps Headquarters and Military District) was completely dissolved on 15.11.1944.
 
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