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A cavalry fight near Rudoltice on July 8, 1866 and a monument to the Prussian hussars

The Prussian-Austrian War, which swept through Czech territory in the summer of 1866, significantly affected many villages in northern and eastern Bohemia. A large number of monuments and type crosses, which were built in response to these events, can be found to this day. A memorial cross on a sandstone plinth in the village of Rudoltice in Bohemia can be included among the forgotten and partially damaged ones. Let's follow its turbulent history and the reason for the construction together in the following lines. A brief outline of the then war situation finds ourselves in the period after the Battle of Hradec Králové and imagines several minor equestrian collisions on the Czech-Moravian border.
🕔︎ 19.01.2011 👁︎ 26.232

Adolf Rummer Freiherr von Rummershof, General of Infantry

Biographical military medallion for the time of a very exceptional personality Austro-Hungarian general, the last honorary owner of the Vysoké Mýto Infantry Regiment No. 98, the infantry general Adolf the free lord Rummer von Rummershof (1847-1918).
🕔︎ 31.01.2016 👁︎ 12.750

Alfred Viktor Redl - A Critical Study

Let me introduce you to a personality determining the direction of Austro-Hungarian espionage and counter-espionage of the early 20th century.
🕔︎ 06.01.2010 👁︎ 32.758

Brothels as a phenomenon of military status

Taboo topic in an unusual view. An example is from the author of the Great Soldiers of the Great War or the Places of Reverence of the Infantry Regiment No. 98, which is being prepared by the author .
🕔︎ 11.01.2016 👁︎ 25.625

Ernst Kletter Edler von Gromnik, Infantry General

Another biographical military medallion of a famous R-U infantry general from the Great War, who served e.g. during the mobilization in 1914 still in the rank of major general as commander of the 37th Pilsen Infantry Brigade. Infantry Brigade, in November 1914 he was appointed commander of the Olomouc 106th Home Guard Infantry so-called Iron Division deployed in combat in Halych, the Carpathians and Russian Poland, from September 1915 to July 1916 he commanded this division in Sochi...

🕔︎ 14.02.2016 👁︎ 13.375

Karst Hell - an introduction to the combat operations of the 98th Infantry Regiment in Sochi

Eleven gigantic positional, from the point of view of the Habsburg monarchy, defensive battles took place between the armies of Italy and Austria-Hungary in the catchment area of the Sochi River flowing through the front zone from north to south between 23rd 1915 and 13 September 1917. The last battle, sometimes referred to as the Twelfth, which is incorrect from an operational point of view, was an offensive completely modern operation conducted from 24 to 27 October 1917 with the participation of the German ally in the area of Upper Sochi between Bovec and Tolmin ...
🕔︎ 03.08.2014 👁︎ 22.006

Karst Hell - Fights of the 98th Infantry Regiment in Sochi in the 10th Italian Offensive

Forty-five kilometers long front from Plava to the sea experienced a massive Italian attack on May 12, 1917, numbering a manpower of 280 thousand soldiers of Italian 3rd Army of Lt. Gen. Emanuel Filibert Duco d´Aosta, after 54 hours of fire of more than three thousand guns. The first phase of the tenth offensive began with the repulse of the Italian attacks at Plav and Zagora in the afternoon of the same day. Another mass attack was directed at Monte Santo ( Sveta Gora ), S. Katarina and Škabrijel, Rožná Dolina, Panovec and Marek's hrib. The Italian attacks were devastating, but the defenders resisted and prevented them from occupying their positions.
🕔︎ 03.08.2014 👁︎ 20.534

Karst Hell - Fights of the 98th Infantry Regiment in Sochi in the 11th Italian Offensive

The Italian eleventh offensive, which naturally had to come despite huge losses of manpower, was definitely the last attempt of the gen. Cadorny on the breakthrough front on the Sochi river. Comando Supremo drew up an ingenious operational plan, the aim of which on the southern section of the front was to break through the K line, occupy most of the Comenius Karst and isolate the defenders on Hermada.
🕔︎ 03.08.2014 👁︎ 24.061

Karst Hell - Fights of the 98th Infantry Regiment in Sochi in the 8th Italian Offensive

Destruction of Honved regiments at Opatje Sela - the eighth Italian offensive in Sochi
The extraordinary density of fourteen divisions within twelve kilometers of Shempeter and the coast, the ever-improving interaction of artillery and infantry, massive firepower, were all great positives of the Italian 2nd and 3rd armies in the Eighth Battle of Sochi. The defenders, on the other hand, were deployed on a destroyed or completely destroyed line of defense.
🕔︎ 03.08.2014 👁︎ 18.528

Local mobilization statistics and relevant military units in the Poděbrady District

According to the data in Poděbrady, in the territory of the official district of the district governor of Poděbrady, which belonged to the judicial districts of Nymburk, Poděbrady and Králův Městec with more than 80 larger political municipalities and which roughly coincides with the current district only without smaller areas around Lysá nad Labem, Rožďalovice and Českobrodsko, 8,223 men of 21,191 men were called to arms.
🕔︎ 22.06.2013 👁︎ 23.597

Military places of worship of Czech soldiers in Sochi, Piava and the front in the Alps

Monuments to the victims of the will and violence resulting from the wars, fought under the sovereign yellow-black banner of the Habsburg Monarchy, can be found not only in the territory of the former district. governor of Poděbrady, but also in the adjacent political districts. Solitary monuments from the period of the Seven Years' War with Prussia near Křečhoř in the Kolín region, both coalitions against the Napoleonic Wars in Loučeň, the Prussian-Austrian War of 1866 in Křinecko, Hradec Králové and the Great War of 1914–1918 in the whole mentioned area. At the very end of the dissertation, it would be inappropriate not to mention in short the war graves, military cemeteries and axes of Austro-Hungarian soldiers of Czech nationality stationed abroad.
🕔︎ 22.06.2013 👁︎ 39.166

Political and military-historical background of the origin of monuments to the Great War

In the euphoric period, during the march of the emerging Masaryk state law unit, new currents of opinion were formed in all strata of society. Passion, blindness in retaliation for the old order, and political and personal intrigues played unscrupulously the main role. The ostentatious patriotism and the creation of one-sided legends, together with the other factors mentioned above, had a fundamental negative effect on the preservation of the memory of the fallen citizens of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. Fallen war deserters and captured soldiers of Czech and Slovak nationality who joined the Czechoslovak legions in France, Russia, Italy and Serbia for various reasons, whether ideological or emergency, voluntarily or not, were especially praised in the struggles for "freedom of the country".
🕔︎ 22.06.2013 👁︎ 16.991

Post-war arrangement influencing the development of construction and preservation of military monuments to the Great War

After the end of the fighting in 1918, former members of the defunct Habsburg army returned to their home villages in Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia long after the armistice. First, however, they had to go through Czechoslovakia. newly established acceptance or quarantine camps by the government, in which they underwent thorough political training established as a necessary ideological supervision of the former c. and k. army and its commanders. At that time, it was professionally called the release of the returning field army.
🕔︎ 22.06.2013 👁︎ 18.817

Special Group D in the United Kingdom

Establishment of Special Group D. Creation, training and deployment of individual airborne groups of Czechoslovak foreign troops in the UK.

🕔︎ 15.06.2009 👁︎ 40.553

The battle of Hünningen, Stockach and the monument of the "Helmet" on Loučeň estate

In the old, not yet preserved, castle park near the town of Loučeň in the Nymburk region, we can find two memories of the original owner of the Dobrovice and Loučeň estates, Prince Karel Alois zu Fürstenberg, Field Marshal of the Czech Army from the Napoleonic Wars. The memory of two monuments forgotten in the woods, dedicated to the brave general and his men, let us now watch together.
🕔︎ 21.01.2011 👁︎ 31.543

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