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WWII Hungarian Attached to German Forces Army Generals Side Cap – Item 91492

Rare Hungarian attached to German Forces Army Generals Side Cap. Brown wool cap with Hungarian bullion badge to front. Double gilt buttons to front with Hungarian crown and emblem. To side of cap with heavy gold wire General rank bullion insignia. Comes complete with its original ersatz sweatband to brown silk lining.

 

Note: In 1940, Hungary joined the Axis powers. The following year, Hungarian forces participated in the Invasion of Yugoslavia  and the invasion of the Soviet Union.  Their participation was noted by German observers for its particular cruelty, with occupied peoples subjected to arbitrary violence. Hungarian volunteers were sometimes referred to as engaging in “murder tourism.



Price: £850

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