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Lukas Snjaric
Lukas Snjaric Started the war ranked Generalmajor, and in charge of his own brigade in Bosnia-Herzegovina.  Very quickly he gained a fearsome reputation for cold-blooded cruelty in the first offensive against Serbia.  The brigade, being a supporting force, had little cohesion and much disorder, and Snjaric's inability to enforce order among his men was evident quite early.  He was promoted to Feldmarschalleutnant on 15 November 1914, and was in command of the 59. Inf. Div. during the 1915 offensive against Russia.

Then, he was orderd to command the 42. Honvéd Inf. Division in time for the Great Russian summer offensive in June 1916.  The 42. Honvéd Division was known as "the Devil's Division" because of its historically fierce fighting prowess, and the Croatians were allowed to title it their "Domobranstvo" or home-guard division. Snjaric's predecessor's in this division included Generals
Josef Salis-Seewis and Stefan Sarkotic.

The Russian offensive saw Snjaric's division fold and collapse into total disorder for the first time in its otherwise shining history. Mass desertions in the face of the Russian onslaught in the Bukovina compelled Snjaric to retreat in despair with but few of his men.  The 42. Honvéd was refitted with reserves in the process. Snjaric was promoted to General der Infanterie on 1 May 1918. 

In October 1918, he was given command of the military district of Agram, which covered all Croatia-Slavonia.  Order fell to pieces under his leadership as the towns filled with Croatian deserters, in spite of his hard-handed policing techniques.  Snjaric yielded control to the Jugo-Slav council in Agram on 1 November 1918.

GWS, 6/04 [rev. 5/05]
Orders of Battle:  Serbian Front, Mid-September 1914
Immediately following the Second invasion of Serbia
Southern Front, FZM Oskar Potiorek, Commander
6. Armee, General Potiorek
      XVI. Korps, FZM
Wenzel v. Wurm
            1. inf. div., FML Stefan Bogat v. Kostanjevic
                    9 geb. brig., Obst Josef Hrozny
                    5. geb. brig., Obst Maximilian Nöhring
                    4. geb. brig., GM Theodor Konopicky
                    7. geb. brig., GM Otto Sertic
                    6. geb. brig., GM Heinrich Goiginger
             support, brig. Snjaric, GM Lukas Snjaric

Snjaric’s brigade spent three weeks in September 1914 preparing lines of trenches southeast of the Boranja ranges.  After the fourth week of September, FZM Potiorek gave the order for the withdrawal of the XV. and XVI. Corps to this new line, which skirted dozens of hills closer to the Drina and the supply lines in Bosnia.

GWS, 9/04

Orders of Battle: Balkan Front, June 1915

Guarding the frontier with Serbia
Army Group Tersztyánszky, GdK
v. Tersztyánszky
    Chief of Staff, Obst Adalbert v. Dani
       59. inf. div., FML Snjaric
                9. mtn. brig., GM Edl. v. Hrozny
                18. mtn. brig., GM Skvor

Orders of Battle:  Balkan Front, September 1915

Immediately preceding the invasion of Serbia
3. Armee, GdI
Kövess v. Kövesshaza
       VIII. Korps, FZM
Scheuchensteuel
              57. inf. div., FML v. Goiginger
              59. inf. div., FML Snjaric

Orders of Battle:  Balkan Front, October 1915
Immediately following the invasion of Serbia
Mackensen Army, GdK
August Mackensen
3. Armee, GdI
Kövess v. Kövesshaza
       VIII. Korps, FZM
Scheuchenstuel
              57. inf. div., FML v. Goiginger
              59. inf. div., FML Snjaric

Orders of Battle:  Balkan-Albanian Front, January 1916
Immediately following the conquest of Montenegro
3. Armee, GdI
Kövess v. Kövesshaza
      VIII. Korps, FZM
Scheuchenstuel
              53. inf. div., GM v. Pongracz
              59. inf. div., FML Snjaric
              57. inf. div., FML v. Goiginger

Orders of Battle:  Eastern Front, June 1916

Immediately preceding the Russians' Lutsk Offensive
7. Armee, Generaloberst
Pflanzer-Baltin
   Chief of Staff, Oberst Ritt. v. Zeynek
       Czibulka Group, FZM
Ritter v. Czibulka
         Chief of Staff, Obstlt. Max Frh. v. Pitreich
               42. Honvéd inf. div., FML Snjaric
                       83. Honvéd inf. brig., GM Bekic
                        84. Honvéd inf. brig., GM v. Petkovic
                        42. field art. brig., Oberst Scholz

Orders of Battle:  Eastern Front, July 1916
Immediately following the Russian offensive
7. Armee, GO
v. Pflanzer-Baltin
       Hadfy Group, FML
Hadfy
              30. inf. div., GM Jesser
              5. Honvéd kav. div., FML v. Apor
              42. Honvéd inf. div., FML Snjaric
              21. Schützen div., GM Podhajsky

Orders of Battle:  Eastern Front, August 1916
Immediately preceding Roumania's declaration of war
Army Group Erzherzog Karl, FML
Erzherzog Karl Franz Josef
3. Armee, Generaloberst
Kövess v. Kövesshaza
       I. Korps, GdK
v. Kirchbach
              30. inf. div., GM Jesser
              42. Honvéd inf. div., FML Snjaric
              51. Honvéd inf. div., GM Foglar

Roumanian and Eastern Front, November 1916
Immediately following the conquest of Roumania
Southern Front,
Prinz Leopold v. Bayern
Böhm-Ermolli Army Group, GO
v. Böhm-Ermolli
      3. Armee, GO
v. Kirchbach
             XIII. Korps, FML
v. Csicserics
                   42. Honvéd inf. div., FML Snjaric
                   36. inf. div., GM Nöhring

Roumanian and Eastern Front, March 1917
Immediately following the March Russian revolution
3. Armee, GO 
v. Tersztyanszky
  Chief of Staff, Obst Frh. v. Salis-Samaden
           42. Honvéd Inf. Div.,  FML Snjaric
                  83. Honvéd Inf. Brig.,  Obst Minnich
                  84. Honvéd Inf. Brig, Obst v. Novakovic
                  42. Honvéd Feld Art. Brig., Obst Scholz
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