“Fiat Ansaldo” CV-35 tankettes of the Hungarian occupation forces enter the streets of the Czechoslovak city of Hust

Fiat Ansaldo CV-35 tankettes

Italian-made Fiat Ansaldo CV-35 tanquettes from the Hungarian occupation forces enter the streets of the Czechoslovak city of Hust.


After Slovakia declared independence on March 14, 1939 under pressure from Adolf Hitler, Czechoslovakia, Hungary received permission from Nazi Germany to occupy part of Slovakia – Subcarpathian Rus. March 15, 1939 Prime Minister of Subcarpathian Rus Avgustin Voloshin proclaimed the independence of Carpathian Ukraine, which was not recognized by other states. On March 16, 1939, Hungarian troops launched an assault on the town of Khust, which hosted the 24th Hungarian Border Guard Battalion and the 12th Self-Propelled Battalion, and captured the city.



Location: Hust, Slovakia
Photo date: March 1939

In : 1939

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