Hungarian and Romanian losses in the Ukraine during the Dnieper-Carpathian Offensive

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Hungarian and Romanian losses in the Ukraine during the Dnieper-Carpathian Offensive

Post by 2KILFA » 09 Jan 2022 16:46

I'm looking for information regarding the losses of the Hungarian and Romanian forces that fought in the Ukraine between January-April 1944, during the Soviet Dnieper-Carpathian Offensive.
Both axis forces fought as part of Army Group South and A and as Soviets approached their borders, both countries mobilized one army each.
Hungarian:
Initially, in late December 1943, the 18th, 19th and 201st Reserve Divisions were present in Western Ukraine on security duties. This does not include other divisions that were part of the 2nd Army of Army Group Center near the Pripet.
As the German front continued to collapse in the Ukraine in March 1944 during the Proskurov-Chernovtsy Operation, which later encircled the 1st Panzer Army in the Kamenets-Podolsky Pocket, the Hungarian 1st Army, consisting of 5 infantry, 1 light, 1 tank, 7 divisions in total, as well as 2 mountain brigades and assault gun battalion, was mobilized and by the end of March 1944 was at the frontlines.
Romanian:
Initially, in late December 1943, the Romanian 3rd Army was part of Army Group A, which included the 6th Army in southern Ukraine and the 17th Army in Crimea. This army included German 73rd, 370th Infantry Divisions, 101st Jager Division, 5th Luftwaffe Field Division and Romanian 15th, 21st and 24th Infantry Divisions.
Furthermore, in the reserve of Army Group South there were 5th and 14th Infantry Divisions.
As the Red Army approached the borders of Romania during the Uman-Botoshany Operation in March 1944, the Romanian 4th Army was mobilized, consisting of 12 infantry, 3 cavalry, 1 mountain, 1 guards, 1 tank, 18 divisions in total, which were commited by early May 1944.
I'm interested to know the information about the losses of the Hungarian 1st Army for April 1944, as well 3 resere divisions that were already present. Similarly, I'm interested to know the losses of the 3rd Romanian Army between January-April 1944 and 4th Army for April 1944.
I prefer that references would be provided.

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Re: Hungarian and Romanian losses in the Ukraine during the Dnieper-Carpathian Offensive

Post by Art » 10 Jan 2022 20:20

According to Leo Niehorster losses of the 1st Hungarian army up to mid-June 1944 (apparently beginning from March 1944) were approximately 26,000 men (3 250 killed, 18 800 wounded, 4 000 missing). See "Royal Hungarian Army 1920-1945":
http://niehorster.org/015_hungary/book/ ... 0-1945.pdf

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