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Royal Hungarian Honvéd
5th Infantry Brigade
Headquarters:
   Györ (II Corps)
Lineage:
   Constituted:       23.01.1939    as 5th Infantry Brigade. [From the 3/2 Infantry Commander, 2nd Mixed Brigade]
   Activated:    30.09.1941    as a headquarters with a reduced-strength staff plus some service units for the occupation forces
   Redesignated:    01.10.1941    as 105th Infantry Brigade
   Redesignated:    17.02.1942    as 105th Light Division
   Redesignated:    01.06.1943    as 5th Light Division
   Redesignated:    01.10.1943    as 5th Reserve Division
   Discontinued:    08.05.1945    Surrendered to Soviet forces in Zlin, Czechoslovakia
Commanding Officers:
   23.01.193901.02.1941    BG Gusztáv Hennyey
   01.02.194101.03.1941    COL Dezsö László
   01.03.194101.10.1942    BG Imre Kolossváry
   15.10.194201.10.1943    BG Zoltán Algya-Papp
   01.10.194300.05.1945    BG László János Szábo
Administrative Subordination:
   23.01.193901.03.1940    HM (peace time garrisons)
   01.03.194006.10.1941    VKF (peace time garrisons)
   06.10.194101.05.1942    (Headquarters only) H.O.C.
   01.05.194209.02.1943    (Headquarters only) H.O.G. Eas t
   09.02.194301.05.1943    (Headquarters only) H.O.G. Eas t, Second Army
   01.05.194310.08.1943    (Headquarters only) VIII Corps, H.O.F.C.
   15.08.194301.04.1944    VIII Corps, Second Army
   01.04.194401.05.1944    H.O.C.
   01.05.194425.09.1944    II Res. Corps
   25.09.194408.05.1945    VKF
Tactical Subordination:
   26.10.194109.07.1942    Befh. HG Süd, Heeresgruppe Süd
   09.07.194214.02.1943    Befh. HG B, Heeresgruppe B
   14.02.194304.03.1943    Befh. HG Süd, Heeresgruppe Süd
   04.03.194301.05.1943    2. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte
   01.05.194307.07.1943    Befh. HG Süd, Heeresgruppe Süd
   07.07.194308.10.1943    Befh. HG Mitte, Heeresgruppe Mitte
   08.10.194305.05.1944    Befh. HG Weissruthenien, BW Ostland
   05.05.194415.05.1944    WM Weissruthenien, Heeresgruppe Mitte
   15.05.194427.07.1944    2. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte
   27.07.194425.09.1944    9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte
   25.09.194405.11.1944    XXXXVI. Panzerkorps, 9. Armee, Heeregruppe Mitte
   05.11.194431.12.1944    LVII. Panzerkorps, 4. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe A
   31.12.194425.01.1945    XI. Armeekorps, 1. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe A
   25.01.194401.03.1945    XI. Armeekorps, 1. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte
   01.03.194508.05.1945    XXIX. Armeekorps, 8. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte
 
Peace Time Organization to 1943:
   5th Brigade / Light Division Headquarters
   Infantry Commander
   Artillery Commander
   16th Infantry Regiment Headquarters
     I./16th Infantry Regiment
     II./16th Infantry Regiment
     III./16th Infantry Regiment
   46th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   I./4th Artillery Regiment
   II./4th Artillery Regiment
   4th Cavalry Company
   4th Anti-Aircraft Company
   4th Signal Company
   4th Divisional Service Headquarters
 
   (Györ)
   (Györ)
   (Györ)
   (Györ)
   (Györ)
   (Somorja)
   (Magyaróvár)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Györ)
   (Györ)
   (Györ)
   (Györ)
   (Györ)
   (Györ)
 
Mobilized Combat Organization 03.02.1942:
   105th Brigade Headquarters
   Headquarters 32nd Infantry Regiment with I./32, II./32, II./55
   Headquarters 46th Infantry Regiment with III./33, III./46, II./52
   5th Cavalry Company
   2./II Corps Motorized Light Anti-Aircraft Company
   4th Signal Company
   Service Units:
     5th Divisional Service Headquarters
     5th Anti-Aircraft MG Platoon
     5./II Corps Rations Administration Company
     5./II Corps Rations Column
     5th Motorized Medical Company
     5th Motorized Ambulance Company
     5th Rations Administration Company
     1./I Corps Bakery Company
     113th GHQ Motorized Transport Column
 
Peace Time Organization from 1943:
   5th Reserve Division Headquarters
   Infantry Commander
   Artillery Commander
   33rd Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   46th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   52nd Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   34th Artillery Battalion
   35th Artillery Battalion
   82nd Artillery Battalion
   5th Reconnaissance Battalion
 
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Mobilization Unit)
 
Mobilized Combat Organization 5.05.1944:
   5th Reserve Division Headquarters
   Infantry Commander
   Artillery Commander
   33rd Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   46th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   52nd Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   5th Signal Battalion
   54th Mortar Company
   5th Cavalry Company
   5th Anti-Aircraft Company
   1st/72 Combat Engineer Company
   5th Divisional Service Headquarters
 
 
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