Rakosi Battalion

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The Rakosi Battalion was a volunteer unit, formed predominantly of Hungarians, who fought in the XIII International Brigade and the CL International Brigade during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). The battalion was named after Mátyás Rákosi, then a political prisoner in Miklos Horthy's Hungary, later leader of the Hungarian People's Republic.

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Footnotes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas, p 926.
  2. ^ Thomas, p 927.