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Royal Hungarian Honvéd
20th Infantry Brigade
Headquarters:
   Eger (VII Corps)
Lineage:
   Constituted:       23.01.1939    as 20th Infantry Brigade. [From the 2/7 Infantry Commander, 7th Mixed Brigade]
   Redesignated:    17.02.1942    as 20th Light Division
   Activated:    21.03.1942     
   Disbanded:    00.06.1943     
   Redesignated:    10.08.1943    as 20th Infantry Division
   Activated:    21.03.1944     
   Discountinued:    00.05.1945    Surrendered to British forces in southern Austria and northern Croatia
Commanding Officers:
   23.01.193901.08.1941    BG Ödön Domanieczky
   01.08.194121.08.1942    BG Károly Kovács
   10.08.194203.10.1942    COL Géza Nagy
   03.10.194215.05.1943    BG Frigyes Vasváry
   15.05.194310.08.1943    COL Béla Németh
   10.08.194326.10.1944    BG Frigyes Vasváry
   26.10.194400.03.1945    BG Jenö Tömöry
   00.03.194500.05.1945    BG Ferenc Tilger
Administrative Subordination:
   23.01.193910.03.1940    HM (peace time garrisons)
   01.03.194024.03.1942    VKF (peace time garrisons)
   24.03.194220.07.1942    VII Corps, Second Army
   20.07.194229.07.1942    IV Corps, Second Army
   29.07.194212.01.1943    III Corps, Second Army
   12.01.194303.02.1943    (Remnants), IV Corps, Second Army
   03.02.194300.05.1943    (Remnants), Reserven, Second Army
   00.05.194300.06.1943    Returned to Hungary
   00.06.194321.03.1944    VKF (peace time garrisons)
   21.03.194405.04.1944    Being activated in 7th Military District
   05.04.194415.04.1944    First Army
   15.04.194424.07.1944    IX Corps, First Army
   24.07.194416.09.1944    VII Corps
   16.09.194427.09.1944    IV Corps, Third Army
   27.09.194426.11.1944    VIII Corps, Third Army
   26.11.194403.12.1944    II Corps, Third Army
   03.12.194406.01.1945    (Remnants), Reserven, Third Army
   06.01.194500.04.1945    II Corps, Third Army
Tactical Subordination:
   20.08.194212.12.1942    XXIV. Panzerkorps, Heeresgruppe Süd
   06.05.194424.07.1944    LIX. Armeekorps, 1. Panzermee, Heeresgruppe Süd
   24.07.194408.08.1944    XI. Armeekorps, 1. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Süd
   13.10.194412.12.1944    LVII. Panzerkorps, 6. Armee, Heeresgruppe Süd
   22.12.194427.12.1944    III. Panzerkorps, 6. Armee, Heeresgruppe Süd
 
Peace Time Organization to 1943:
   20th Brigade / Light Division Headquarters
   Artillery Commander
   14 Infantry Regiment
     I./14 Infantry Regiment
     II./14 Infantry Regiment
     III./14 Infantry Regiment
   44th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   I./20th Artillery Regiment
   II./20th Artillery Regiment
   20th Cavalry Company
   20th Anti-Aircraft Company
   20th Signal Company
   20th Divisional Service Headquarters
   (Eger)
   (Eger)
   (Eger)
   (Eger)
   (Eger)
   (Gyöngyös)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Eger)
   (Eger)
   (Rimaszombat)
   (Miskolc)
   (Eger)
   (Eger)
 
Mobilized Combat Organization 01.06.1942:
   20th Light Division Headquarters
   Artillery Commander
   14th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   23rd Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   I./20th Artillery Regiment
   II./20th Artillery Regiment
   20th Cavalry Company
   20th Anti-Aircraft Company
   20th Signal Company
   20th Divisional Service Headquarters
 
Peace Time Organization from 1943:
   20th Infantry Division Headquarters
   Infantry Commander
   Artillery Commander
   13th Infantry Regiment
     I./13th Infantry Regiment
     II./13th Infantry Regiment
     III./13th Infantry Regiment
   14 Infantry Regiment
     I./14 Infantry Regiment
     II./14 Infantry Regiment
     III./14 Infantry Regiment
   23rd Infantry Regiment
     I./23rd Infantry Regiment
     II./23rd Infantry Regiment
     III./23rd Infantry Regiment
   19th Artillery Battalion
   20th Artillery Battalion
   21th Artillery Battalion
   20th Reconnaissance Battalion
   (Eger)
   (Losanc)
   (Eger)
   (Miskolc)
   (Rozsnyó)
   (Miskolc)
   (Tornalja)
   (Eger)
   (Eger)
   (Eger)
   (Gyöngyös)
   (Losanc)
   (Losanc)
   (Balassagyarmat)
   (Salgótarján)
   (Miskolc)
   Gyöngyös)
   (Losanc)
   (Rimaszombat)
 
Mobilized Combat Organization 21.03.1944:
   20th Infantry Division Headquarters
   Infantry Commander
   Artillery Commander
   13th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   14th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   23rd Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   19th Artillery Battalion
   20th Artillery Battalion
   21st Artillery Battalion
   77th Artillery Battalion
   V Artillery Battalion
   20th Reconnaissance Battalion
   20th Anti-Aircraft Company
   57th Combat Engineer Battalion
   20th Signal Battalion
   20th Divisional Service Headquarters
 
 
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