Published: 25 December 2010
Last Updated: 07 April 2012
33. Waffen-Kavallerie-Division der SS (ungarische Nr. 3) was formed from Hungarian volunteers, mostly from remains of Hungarian cavalry units.
It never reached anything close to divisional size and was destroyed in the fighting near Budapest.
The number 33 was given to the Charlemagne division.
SS-Oberführer László Deák (27 Dec 1944 – 23 Jan 1945)
Area of operations
Hungary (Dec 1944 – Jan 1945)
Officers serving in the Einsatzgruppen and Concentration Camps
Concentration Camps 1
(includes officers serving in the Einsatzgruppen or Concentration Camps either prior to or after service in this unit)
Georges M. Croisier – Waffen-SS (PDF)
Terry Goldsworthy – Valhalla’s Warriors: A history of the Waffen-SS on the Eastern Front 1941-1945
Kurt Mehner – Die Waffen-SS und Polizei 1939-1945
Marc J. Rikmenspoel – Waffen-SS Encyclopedia
Reference material on this unit
– None known at this time –