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Alexander von Krobatin

Alexander von Krobatin, Hungarian Minister of War
Text:
Exzellenz Krobatin, Ungarischer Kriegsminister
5536 and Logo
Phot. Frankl Friedenau
Reverse:
Message dated August 28, 1916
Postmarked August 29, 1916, Nr. 278??? 
Feldpost label
Pruissiches; ? Kompagnie; Landst.[rumm] Inf. Batl.

Alexander von Krobatin, Hungarian Minister of War

Image text

Exzellenz Krobatin, Ungarischer Kriegsminister

5536 and Logo

Phot. Frankl Friedenau

Reverse:

Message dated August 28, 1916

Postmarked August 29, 1916, Nr. 278???

Feldpost label

Pruissiches; ? Kompagnie; Landst.[rumm] Inf. Batl.

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Alexander von Krobatin was appointed Imperial War Minister in 1912. After the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Krobatin supported an attack on Serbia.

After the death of Franz Joseph, Karl, the new emperor, turned to new military commanders, dismissing Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf as Chief of the Austro-Hungarian General Staff, and transferring Krobatin to the field.

In his new role, Krobatin commanded the Austro-Hungarian Tenth Army in the victory at Caparetto and was in the field in both the Battle of the Piave and the Battle of Vittorio Veneto.

Austria-Hungary

Roles held by Alexander von Krobatin

Role Start Date End Date
Minister of War