award-hu-mariatheresa
(Katonai Mária Terézia Rend)

Date Instituted

4 August 1938 (revived)

Requirements

Awarded for exeptional military bravery.

Number awarded

1757-1939: 1.069 (25% Hungarian)
1939-1944: 1
It was awarded only once during the war, on 28 January 1944 it was awarded to Major General Vitéz Kornel Oszlányi, the commander of the 9. Light Division.

Comments

Awarded in these grades:
Grand Cross
Commander
Knight

This was actually an Austro-Hungarian Order that was revived by Hungary.

Photo courtesy of Dr. Szentváry-Lukács János.

Sources used

Christopher Ailsby - German World War 2 Medals & Political Awards: The Satellite States
David Littlejohn - Foreign Legions of the Third Reich, Vol 3

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