White Russian cavalry are honored in Budapest, Hungary, during World War II
Budapest Hungary Date:1944 Duration:1 min 8 sec Sound:Yes
White Russian Cossack Cavalry, who had fought with Germany, against Communist soviets, parade on horseback on a street in Budapest, Hungary, during World War 2. They are being honored by Germany. German Cavalry officer, Lieutenant General Helmuth von Pannwitz, in fur hat, standing next to Field Marshal Paul Ludwig von Kleist, salutes the Cossacks as they pass. (He organized Cossack volunteers into the 1st Cossack Division.) Individual White Russian soldiers (and some Germans) are decorated by Field Marshal Von Kleist. Afterwards, Cossacks ride past and then demonstrate the charge brandishing sabers.
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