Rapid Division

(1st Infantry Division)

Corporal Guard of Honour Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic with army medal for participation in the defense of the country in March 1939. Against the backdrop of transportation across the river Dnieper. The memorial was especially true the younger generation of officers of the elite in Slovakia. This is confirmed by their family origins (most of these were the sons of Slovak rural teachers and village notaries), appearance, social status and impeccable manners.

Violent soldiers crossing the Dnieper River 20th Motorized Infantry Regiment (on 19 July 1943 had 2,631 men: including 54 officers, 12 NCOs and 41 sergants occupational) Slovak Rapid Division in Ukraine. On 16 Sepember 1941 fell during an air attack on pontoon bridge commander of a special group of First lieutenant. pion. Julius Orthofer.  

Terrain military truck Praga RV inherited Slovak army after 3rd Fast Division of the Czechslovak army. In the RD on Ukraine in the deployment I/11nd Artillery section from 11th Artillery Regiment on 15 August 1941 pulled howitzer Mk 30. From August 15, 1941, each RD unit coat of arms was modeled on Wehmacht. 20th Infantry Regiment - Quadruple; 21st Infantry Regiment - Comet ; 11th Artillery Regiment - the Mermaid ; 2nd Connection Battalion - spruce; 11th KPUV - horse head ; Field bakeries - roll ; Automotive fuel - pump and Command of the RD - emblem of st. Hubert ;  

Slovak officers in service in Ukraine. Right supervisory officer of the service gilded lines. In addition to his First lieutenant riding breeches in red with white skin. The former cavalry officers wear them on duty even if their prevelili to other arms despite the fact that their commanders on the worry. Author remembers it like gold cord worn by the service author's father in Mikulov barracks crew in 1950. His red riding breeches with white skin, which was deferred at home, however, the service could not be worn.

Left, chief of Staff to the Rapid Division Lieutenant Colonel GS. William Talsky in autumn 1941 before Kiev. Fender Commando car passenger Skoda Rapid 2200 953 is Slovak flag shall sewn in plastic foil. Some flags such a twisted cord in the national colors around the perimeter that was on its navigating passenger car during service in Rapid Division, holds the author's father for a long time after 1945, among his military service in the field of rubbish things. 

Occupied Kiev, Khreshchatyk street of the city in the year 1941-1943.

Field gendarme of Rapid Division in winter 1941/1942 in the quality Czechoslovak winter clothes with a rifle vz.24 and field binoculars Optikotechna vz.9/13 6x30.         

From 27.11.1941 Rapid Division took command colonel. GST. from 01.01.1942 General  of 2nd Class  Augustín Malár *18.07.1894 Reitern †DD.MM.1945 Concentration Camp Flossenbürg (1). He instructed her in the winter of heavy fighting on the river Mius until April 1942. Commanded by the heavy winter fighting until April 1942 in the period when it was included in the PAK of commander Lieutenant cavalry Aladár Ondrejkovič. 

Dneprostroi. According to testimony, the author of cavalry Lieutenant Aladár Ondrejkovič commander PAK of 20th Motorized Infantry Regiment is a group of Slovak Fast Division officers inspecting the damaged part of Soviet hydroelectric DneproGes. 

The retreating Soviet army thrown into the air portion of the dam wall hydroelectric DneproGes built in 1932 under the plan GOELRO. The difference was 37 m levels.

Soviet sniper A. V. Sidorov with helmet SSh 36 and excellent Russian rifle Mosin-Nagant 1891/30 with telescopic sight PE sample 1931, sought by members of the Wehrmacht, Romanian and Hungarian armies, the Finnish soldiers and soldiers Rapid Division of the 20th Infantry Regiment and 21st Infantry Regiment. Slovak soldiers despite their orders refused to deliver the ordnance depots.  

The patrolling soldier of the Slovak Rapid Division on the banks of the river Dnieper in 1941.

Opel Blitz, Aero 50 and the Prague AV commander. On March 18, 1939, 136 command cars Praga AV were owned by the Czechoslovak military administration in Slovakia. 

Horse reconnaissance section (JPO) in 1941 was part of the Rapid group. Compiled during the mobilization and conflict. Cavalry Lieutenant Aladár Ondrejkovič served in the JPO 1 from the second half of 1939 to 1940. With such Belko is Lieut. cav. Ondrejkovič regularly participated in equestrian jumping competitions and military tours in Bratislava. They had their cavalry officers only if they were the best riders. For service in the field had a bay. Both horses were not his property. The army gave him for no stabling and feed.

The accident truck Tatra T 27 of column PAK of 20th Motorized Infantry Regiment in Ukraine.

Academic training in fencing at the Military Academy in Bratislava in 1942-1943. Lieutenant cavalry in reserve Aladar Ondrejkovič graduated from him even before 1936 in ŠDZJ Pardubice. First lieutenant in reserve Aladar Ondrejkovic graduated from the Military Academy in 1942-1943. As a compulsory practice he was also included in the field in 1938 and 1939 and deployment at the front in 1939-1941-1942-1943. 

Soldiers of the 20th Motorized Infantry Regiment of the Slovak radio and listen to the battery of suitcase radio Philips. As a child, this poor suitcase radio author remembers from home. Served only to anger.

In his travels to Ukraine in the years 1965-93 saw author the same consumerism and its architecture, as his father on the image for the year 1942. 

The direction of Rostov on Don. Southeast of the River Mius defended its positions in the winter 1941/1942 Soviet 30th Shooting Division "Irkutskaja". Her commander was an experienced and frightened native of the city of Groznyj Colonel Boris Nikitič Arsincev.

Slovak engineers 11th Engineer Battalion of the Rapid Division on the river Mius in the year 1941.

Before the upcoming summer offensive in the village Kalinovka April 7, 1942 I arrived 11th artillery section of Major artillery František Klučík. His team changed hands a complement to the prescribed state 11th Artillery Section. 11the Artillery Section commander remained Major Dobrovodský and Major Klučík become a commander of the divisional artillery.  V sobotu 25. apríla 1942 prevzal velenie RD gen. Jozef Turanec.  

The Battle of the River Mius was fitted with a 8th heavy battery with four quality German guns 88mm anti-aircraft Flak 37.

11th Riding squadron from 11th Passing Section of Rapid Division in the offensive found in April 1942. Commander Captain cavalry Juraj Bílej. 

With the deployment of the RD in the coming offensive, the German command was counted. On May 13, 1942, General Turanec confirmed personally the commander XIV. Panzer Corps General infantry Gustav Anton von Wittersheim. He explicitly asked him to come to the division by the beginning of June, officers who passed him last year with the moving offensive phase of the war from Kiev to the Azov Sea, that is, Lieutenant cavalry Aladár Ondrejkovič.

In July 1942, in consultation with the regimental commanders, the Commander of the Quick Division commanded General II. class Jozef Turanec Automobile Regiment, which had 8 columns of 20 cars.

Field 11th Hospital Commander Major Health Care MUDr. Pavel Mráz. In the emergency surgery of the wounded Rapid Division soldier to his teams of military surgeons.

Modern canons Skoda model 35 of the 11th Artillery Regiment of Rapid Division in firing position for indirect fire. Units of the Soviet 30th Shooting Division "Irkutskaja" left Rostov on Don as the last night of 23-24 July 1942. 

The Market in the German troops occupied the city Rostov-on-Don in the years 1942-1943. 

Officers Rapid division on the armed fishing patrol vessel of the Slovak Army on the Azov Sea while sailing along the coast between its ports.

The Slovak soldier places the rudder with the coat of arms of the Rapid Division headquarters with the participation of the curious domestic population. 

German OKH liaison officer Major Alfred Elger for Slovak Rapid Division recommends a planned data exchange is performed at time intervals in order to "not lose previously acquired wartime experience." The new supplements should not exceed 25% of the stock of each companys. Elger Alfred, Major, Dtsch. H. Mission Slowakei (11).

Catholic Worship Served by the Slovak Field Curator for the Soldiers and Officers from the Rapid Division before the upcoming battles in the Caucasus. In the Rapid Group, Fast Brigade, and then Fast Division, also served the Field Chaplain First lieutenant of Spiritual service Rudolf Dilong.

Construction of bridges by the occupation forces in Krasnodar on the Kuban River in August 1942 after their destruction by the Soviet army pushed into the North Caucasus. Units of the 30th Soviet Elite "Irkutskaya" defended Krasnodar on the Kuban River in early August 1942.  Река Кубань 1942 словаки ;

Since the passage of the River Kuban 8 and 9 August 1942 guerrillas raided units and trains throughout the sector Rapid division. Wooded terrain and opaque them to provide the conditions. The first more serious slump occurred on August 23 About 4 km from the village Bžeduchovskaja attacked three trucks with fuel. They shot the driver and commander of a moving vehicle in front and managed while the other two vehicles arrive at their fall, guerrillas destroyed the first car hand grenades.

Slovak, former Czechoslovak quality KPÚV cannon vz. 37J (Skoda A4), operated by 5 men in the defense of the North Caucasus in the summer of 1942.

In the Summer of 1942, the Fast Division has been deployed in even more difficult natural conditions than in Ukraine.  Pictured Commander of the 11 th Artillery Regiment in observing hostile positions.

Colonel Sergei Kuzmich Bunachenko, as commander of the Soviet 389th Infantry Division on the Caucasian Front during the defensive fighting in August 1942, was ordered to blow up a bridge over the Terek River. However, some of his soldiers did not manage to get across the bridge, Buňačenko did not fire him to save them. In September 1942, he was sentenced to death by shooting in a military court of the Northern Group of Transcaucasian Front troops for disobeying an order. The verdict was subsequently commuted to 10 years of forced labor to be carried out after the war. He became commander of the 89th Rifle Brigade.  

The division has joined 15th September 31st Artillery Regiment, was accompanied by the 11th Artillery section by 64 men. By 29 September, the state Division increased to 8,456 people, which was 2,269 persons a month ago. 31st Artillery regiment (Hipomobile) consisted of two divisions after three batteries. Armament Regiment consisted of 24 light field howitzer 10 cm Skoda model. 14/19. To date 28.07.1942 was subject to 310th Higher Artillery Command (Höherer Artillerie-Kommandeur 310) Wehrmacht.

On 55 October 1942 were the enemy of the Fast Division on the premises of the Besymjannoje - Gorjachi Kluch units of the Soviet 30th Shooting Division "Irkutskaya".

From 26 October I./11th Atillery section worked with the Head of the Centurion artillery Ján Dula within the 125th Infantry Division of the Wehrmacht in the area Gorjači Kľuč. On the orders of the commander LVII. Cops General tank. Friedrich Kirchner moved on November 3 II./11th Artillery section under the command of Lt. colonel artillery Jozef Vogl into the area 20 km southwest of Krasnodar and subordinated to the Romanian 6th Cavalry Division Colonel Corneliu Teodorini in the area of the village Azovskaja.

Terrain military truck Praga RV in the North Caucasus in the deployment I/11nd Artillery section from 11th Artillery Regiment on 27 October 1942 pulled howitzer Mk 30.

At the start of the Soviet counter-offensive on November 19, 1942, at Stalingrad, three of the four Romanian generals were killed in a bayonet fight, which is not a typical death for this rank. And all the commanders of the Romanian companys also died. Source: king Michael I. in the year 2005.      

Rapid Division officers of the Slovak Army with the 3th Mountain Division officers of the Romanian Royal Army in the Caucasus forests.

In the fall of 1942, during the rainy season, the North Caucasus hunts, the Rapid Division troops transported food, supplies and ammunition through the flooded river on boats and inflatable boats. Subsequently to the defensive line in the Caucasus Mountains with a diligent march.

In autumn rains, only track vehicles or horse-drawn wagons were able to move on North Caucasus roads. Slovak tanks Praga Lt. 38 were dragging stranded lorries, or used as emergency vehicles and carrying soldiers and freight trucks. Drivers with mechanics and other staff members PAK of Lieutenant cavalry Aladar Ondrejkovič were exposed to a burden beyond the limits of their physical and psychological tolerability.

In the first days of November arrived at the Caucasus of Žilina headquarters of 11th Artillery Regiment along with II./11th Artillery section. II./11th Section II./11 consisted of three batteries. They were armed with 105mm German lefH 18 horns. The Rapid Division had two artillery regiments in the assembly. For illustration, the Soviet 30th Shooting Division, operating in the Fast Division sector, had one Artillery regiment consisting of four-way batters, six 76.2 mm cannons, and two 122 mm batons.

Commander of the Artillery of Rapid Division Major Artillery František Klučík demanded the exchange of long-term front-mounted soldiers and officers, demanded a fair replacement of officers in front-line service, so that everyone gained combat experience and that long- Deployment of the officers and soldiers did not suffer. 

The North Caucasus in the years 1942-1943 also served commander PS 5 First lieutenant pion. Ľudovít  Hrušovský. Here it is given to the commander Rapid division General II. Class Stefan Jurech. For comparison with the length of service in the field commander PAK cavalry lieutenant Aladár Ondrejkovič - in period 15.12.1942-23.01.1943 he was Chief of Staff of Rapid Division Lieutenant colonel GS. Koloman Brezány.            

In November 1942, the front in the Caucasus was definitively established and the soldiers of the Rapid Division were deployed in defensive positions on the river Psekups. By the end of November 1942 an array of Slovak Rapid Division returned all three artillery divisions assigned to the German and Romanian divisions.   

From 04.11.1942 he worked Slovak Flight 13 at the airport Majkop, Krasnodar 01.03.1943, 31.01 1943 Slavjansk the Kuban, Kerch 15.02.1943, 13th 17.03.Tamaň, 01.04.1943 Anapa.

Operation of the 8th heavy DPLP battery with 88mm anti-aircraft cannons Flak 37 assigned to the Slovak Rapid Division.

OKH supplied the Slovak Army to the Flak 37 cannons quality accessories among which were also remote-controlled Kommandogerät 40 remote-controlled missiles.

After breaking the Romanian front lines in the battle of Stalingrad, the commander of the 6th Infantry Division, Major General Mihail Lascăr, took command of the remains of the Romanian 3rd Army and continued fighting for another 4 days. He was captured on November 22, 1942.

Commander of the Soviet 89th Rifle Brigade, Colonel Sergei Kuzmič Bunachenko was captured in 16th December 1942 in the Caucasus 25 km from Ordzhonikidze by a reconnaissance group of the Romanian 2nd Mountain Division and handed over to the Wehrmacht.

Koncom januára bola Rýchlej divízii pridelená východne orientovaná línia, vedúca od Gatlukaja na rieke Psekups na sever k rieke Kubáň. Za jej pravým krídlom stáli 198., 125. a 101. Jäger divízia stále obrátená na juh pri obrane Krasnodaru, zatiaľ čo cez Kubáň sa spájala so 4. horskou divíziou ustupujúceho XLIX. horského zboru; posledná väčšia nemecká formácia, ktorá unikla z hĺbky Kaukazu do Krasnodaru. Hlavnou sovietskou formáciou, ktorá sa blížila k novej línii Rýchlej divízie, bol jej starý nepriateľ, 395. strelecká divízia. 

Dva prápory sovietskeho 723. streleckého pluku vstúpili do aulu Edepsukaja do boku Rýchlej divízie na Kubáni. 

V priebehu troch dní sa časti troch peších jednotiek Rýchlej divízie padli do zajatia v dovtedy nebývalom počte. Javí sa, že Nemci nikdy neodhalili Jurechove rokovania s Rusmi, ale si uvedomovali, že hrozí veľký slovenský kolaps. Keďže posledné nemecké formácie medzitým ustúpili z hĺbky Kaukazu a na Kubánskom predmostí sa držal  súvislý, aj keď slabý front, nebolo nevyhnutné držať Slovákov v línii, ako l - 4. februára.  

Auxiliary Wehrmacht units composed of members from Turkestan nationalities originating from Central Asia in the North Caucasus in the years 1942-43.

Before the decline of the majority of the Rapid Division in the North Caucasus to the Crimea at the end of February 1943 he was part of the vehicles passed on the orders of the Oberkommando des Heeres (Army Group A) units of the Wehrmacht and was part of the command headquarters RD.           

By the beginning of March 1943 the Rapid Division received the order OKH to evacuate from Kuban the transport Luftwaffe aircraft Junkers Ju 52 on the Kerch Peninsula. Its trucks, 11 tanks Praga Lt 38, and heavy machinery has taken OKH. The remaining 2,000 soldats sailed from Taman Bay on the Kerch Peninsula through the Kerch Strait armed *ferry Siebelfähre 43 and **Marinefährprahm MTF.  Automotive column PAK commander Lt. cavalry Aladár Ondrejkovič left the car and was able to raft with them.

Since the beginning of March 1943 was the headquarters Rapid Division (1st Infantry Division) located in the Crimea in Voinka HQ.  In mid-March the Taman squadron 13 pilots to retrain Bf 109G aircraft, which are not the property of SVZ, were rented. Aircraft do not bear the Slovak Identification markings, but had the tricolor on the spinner. Squadron were rented and Bf 109F machines.

Commander 2nd Signal Battalion Lt. colonel connection Lt. colonel Karol Wildner, former Austro-Hungarian officer was also garrison commander at Voinka which has a railway station.

In August 1943 the division commander issued a ban ramble members of the Slovak army after leaving the occupied territory during the leave or return to their units.

The ceremonial march of the 1st year of the VAC and the School to the officers in reserve in Bratislava on the occasion of the decommissioning of the new lieutenants in 1943, part of which after the courses and internships in Germany was to be sent to the Eastern Front to the Rapid Division.

The Red Army, but the technical superiority of the Wehrmacht has not yet gone. Evidence was the stabilization of the southern front after the defeat at Stalingrad 2.february 1943 and the re-establishment of Kharkov by Germans 15.03.1943. In June, therefore, the foreign ministers of the Soviet Union and the German Reich, Vjačeslav Molotov and Joachim von Ribbentrop, in Kirovograd, met on German lines. They discussed the possibility of ending the fighting between their armed forces. Joachim von Ribbentrop stipulated that the new Soviet border would lead along the Dnieper River. Vjačeslav Molotov disagreed, asking for the resumption of USSR borders on June 22, 1941. This decisive obstacle to mutual agreement was not overcome. When the Western Allies learned of the talks, they were interrupted and the war continued.

Exclusive gate of the former bank in Simferopol in the Crimea in summer 1943 when admired by officers and soldiers of the Slovak Rapid Division. 

Volunteers womens manned the ex Polish ambulance aircraft of Escadrila Alba (Escadrila 108 Transport Uşor) Romanian Royal Air Force RWD-13S with 130 HP engine Walter Major competed for the wounded from the airport of Simferopol. The assembly of the Romanian Royal Air Force during the liberation of the territory of Czechoslovakia (his Little Entente allies) Romanian Army operated Escadrila de Transport USOR after 23 August 1944 from bases Miskolc, Sliač (Three Oaks), Piešťany, Trenčín and Brno-Medlánky. 

The Military open passenger car Skoda Popular has proven it self in the Rapid Division (1 July 1943 had 30 in their car park in the Crimea) and in the Royal Royal Army and Wehrmacht. During June, August, and to the first half of September 1943, the New Mans Rapid Division (1st ID) felt like a vacation. Geničesk summer 1943.

Command car Praga AV and Messerschmidt  Bf 109G-4 Slovak Air Force at airport Anapa of Taman peninsula in 1943.

Transmitter RV3 produced Military telegraph workshop in Prague Kbely. Was part of the telegraph building model. 29 consisting of transmitter and receiver RP16 RV3. In Version ground, automobile (Praga RVR) Air Slovak and army used them in a field and dragging Signal Battalion and airborne weapons, Rázus " in Banská Bystrica Lieutenant commander. Connection Pavel Ondrejovič.

Medium Bomber Aircraft Heinkel He 111 H-16, one of four hired by OKH for the bomber squadron 41 of Commander Captain Air Force Peter Gašparovič in loading a 500 kg bomb. Summer 1943, Saki Airport near Simferopol. 

Airport Saki in the Crimea in 1943. On 07.06.1943 the crew carried out a Heinkel He 111 H-10 (W. No 5313) S-82, composed of Air Force Lt. William Grúň, Lieutenant joint. Pavel Ondrejovič and Air Force sergeant Krist flight from Bratislava to headquarters Rapid Division. And on 24 and 25 July 1943 the Heinkel He 111 H-10 S-82 flying. The first day flew route Saki - Proskurov and the next day broke Proskurov route - Lviv - Bratislava - Trenčianske Biskupice with a stopover in Lvov and Bratislava. 

On the morning of 9th July 1943, the ensemble of the Front Theater of SVŠ traveled from Bratislava to Slovak soldiers on the Eastern Front. Members of the ensemble were born in military uniforms vz. 24 borrowed by the Slovak army. The ensemble FT SVŠ had 25 members - 15 members of the jazz orchestra, 7 members of the cabaret group, the commander and two military musicians. The armed escort consisted of 10 soldiers, their commander the under officer and another the medical under officer. 

At the 9. July 1943, they traveled to the Fast Division on the Bratislava, Trnava, Zilina, Čadca, Buhumín, Brest, Baranoviči, Minsk trains to the Djanko railway station in Crimea and from there to freight vehicles PAK to HQ Voinka Front Theater SVŠ. His members were also classmates of Magdalen, the sister of Lieutenant cavalry Aladár Ondrejkovič.

Bandleader and Commander of FD SVŠ First lieutenant cap. Zdenko Mikula conducts the singing trio "Bums" with a musical ensemble in the first concert in the Crimea at HS of Rapid Division in Voinka in July 1943.

General of Infantry Sigismund von Förster took over the command of the Crimea on July 22, 1943. On the occasion of taking over the new function, he saluted the "heroic troops of the Romanian and Slovak Army", who already commanded: "With the Slovak Rapid Division, I have special memories of heavy fighting and bloated weather in the Caucasus From November 1942 to January 1943. "       

On 27/07/1943 he flew Heinkel He 111 H-10 (W. No 5313) S-82 from Bratislava to Rapid Division to secure traffic only with great effort of the Ministry of National Defense scratch alternating officers. Machine piloted by Air Force Lt. Wiliam Grúň again.                            

By 21 July 1943 has received Fast Division o.i. Headquarters of the Wehrmacht and six eight ton half-tracks of heavy trucks Sd.Kfz. 7 (Sonder-Kraftfahrzeug 7). From 27 October 1942 was a Rapid Division deployed artillery section II/11 of the 11th Artillery Regiment with the arms of German origin. Its battery 4/II, 5/II and 6/II with howitzers leFH.18 (lightweight Feldhaubitze 18) pulled off expensive cars Henschel 33 D1.

Fast Division had at 21 July 1943 in the state of 13 radio cars Praga RVR was equipped with a radio station ended pattern 29 of 16 RF receiver and transmitter RV 3 RF receiver 16 has a frequency range 30-120 m. 3 RV transmitter had three sub-ranges: 280-540 m I., II. 500-800 m, III. 700-1250 m. On March 18, 1939 22 radiotelephonic cars were owned by the Czechoslovak military administration in Slovakia.

Fast Division on July 21, 1943 in the state had 16 passenger cars Praga Lady bought for the Slovak army in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia.

As such, the division was at the level of discipline due to the granting of leave and good food. The first larger group of holidaymakers went to Slovakia August 6, 1943 hospital train, was carrying 70 sick and wounded to a field hospital 11 traveled with him 171 holidaymakers.

The Gunsmiths, Rapid Division's professional soldiers, have been able to repair all common defects of infantry. The author does not remember that his father had any negative comments about the performance of the service and the level of work of professional soldiers subjected to him during his deployment to the Eastern Front. 

Commander of the 5th Rear section, an officer cavalry in the Commanding position, issued orders to his subordinates in the Crimea in 1943. 

In the field service on the Eastern Front in the Rapid Division and the Reinsurance Division, the whole Slovak intelligence was replaced. Doctors and wounds of the Slovak Field Hospital and officers and soldiers Rapid division on the performance of the ensemble of the Front Theater SVŠ in the Crimea at the crossing of July and August 1943.         

Horses of Rapid Division in the Crimea. Status Rapid Division renamed 1st Infantry division to 21 August 1943 was 11,050 men (310 officers, 99 warrant officers, 280 noncommissioned officers, 10,239 soldiers and 122 workers). Division commanders lacked trained motorcade and garage masters.

The author mentions that the father's things was deferred triangular label shall Slovak stitched yellowish transparent plastic, the perimeter had the tri-color tortuous line in the national colors that had military vehicles Rapid Division on the right side of the hood. Among them was the winter gray-green military hat of rabbit fur and Tropical cork helmet. Pictured Sdkfz 11 Skoda (special motorized vehicle) damage and, in 1942 came the German light howitzer leFH.18 (lightweight Feldhaubitze 18) made in the Skoda factory in Dubnica nad Váhom.

By the end of September 1943 received 1st Infantry Division (Fast Division), number of motor vehicles to Headquarters in Crimea, Simferopol, as compensation for vehicles taken Wehmacht the Caucasus. The armament of the 11th Artillery Regiment of Fast Division (1st Infantry Division) is given as 10 Sdkfz 11 Sonderkraftfahrzeug made ​​in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia in the Skoda factories. They were used mainly for towing howitzers Mk.18. The Slovak army bear the 'special track car HKL 6 ". They were assigned registration numbers of the Slovak Army V-13710  to   V-13710.  

In particular, the deployment of the front was the sport of professional soldiers in the Slovak army required. In Piestany and in Vojenské zruby in the High Tatras were military medical institutions. They treated soldiers in the intervals between campaigns. Swimmingpool Eva and hotel Eden remind children and their wives then the trips to Piestany.

Zone of military Baracs, photo made by First lieutenant  reserve Aladár Ondrejkovič in the year 1943-1944.

Tatranská Lomnica next to the church during the majorships of the Slovak army in skiing in 1944 in the High Tatras. 

Military Academy in Bratislava 1941-43, Squad  P - 2 Deployment in the field were graduates VA mandatory practice.

A soldier of the fast division for a 21-day compulsory vacation to recover from returning from the Eastern Front in the Smrekovica recreation facility regularly played the Military Band.

Explication: 11th Field Hospital was o.i. dislocated to the Dnepropetrovsk, odtiaľ to Mariupol next Azov sea,  in ukrajin villages Bielojarovka and Štepanovka ; According to General JUDr. Samuel Korbel, 12 October 1944 were shot next the Ľubietová Col. GS. Viliam Kanák (according to other sources of hard 29.sept.1944 wounded died in the building of VPV in the Banská Bystrica), Col. infantry Ondrej Zverin (former commander of a 20th Motorized Infantry Regiment), Col. Kulich, Lieutenant Schmidt, First lieutenant Fetzer, Lt. Kurtha and Lt. col. artillery František Klučík ; Lorry columns (NAK) 311, 312 and 313, 2nd Auto workshop ; mjr. gst. Ján Golian schef 3th section st. RD (1st ID)  1941-43 ; Katarína Ondrejkovič born Malár *1926 †1992 ; JUDr. Milan Mičura Malár Magdin 1921-1997 ; Magdaléna Fábry born Vojček 1908-1996 (between 1939-44 served Lt. tank. Anton Fábry with friend and colleagues Lt. cav. since spring 1944 First Lt. aut. in reserve Aladár Ondrejkovič in 1st Automobile battalion) Magdaléna Mičura born Sohlmann ; Anna Ondrejkovičová born Sivák *1944 †2001 ;

Notes: At the date of 18.03.1939 the assets Czechoslovakia military administration in Slovakia worth, 10 Kč  ; Col. GS. William Talsky 1944 was Chief of Staff of the Ministry of National Defence in Bratislava, from August 1944 as Deputy General A. Malár in Prešov. Commander of the military headquarters of the Slovak National Council Lt. col. GS. Ján Golian was commissioned to lead the Eastern Slovak Army against the Germans. After capturing the signal for armed resistance August 29, 1944 in the night of 30 to 31 August 1944 flew to Poland to Marshall Ivan Konev agree hostilities coordination with the Red Army and put them beginning late on September 2, 1944 (1) General Augustin Malár in July 1944 has taken over as commander of the Field army (ie. The east Slovak Army) and get to the center conspiratorial action. To anti-German plans to armed appearances he devoted minister General Ferdinand Čatloš ;     

Source: Military Historical Archives, Army HQ, Regulation No 2010-Sec./3th Department 1941, HQ 15.08.1941, box.1, sig.12 ; Central Military Archives in Prague, fund Ministry of National Defense in 1948, the fourth department of the Main Staff ; Lt. colonel tank v. v. Aladár II. Ondrejkovič ; First lieutenant pion. Ľudovít Hrušovský 1943 ; general Karol Schwarz ; Ján Letovanec 8. apríl 1968 ;            

Slovak army during the fighting city of Kiev (1941) ; Гори, гори, моя звезда !  ; 





Updated: 11.03.2024