Annexe II

ANNEXE II

THE HUNGARIAN ARMISTICE
(Belgrade, 13 November 1918)

On the above date General Henrys and the Voevod Michititch, delegated by General Franchet d'Espérey, signed at Belgrade with Mr. Béla Linder, delegate of the Hungarian Government, a military convention, the essential provisions of which read as follows:

Military Convention setting forth, in respect of Hungary, the terms of application of the Armistice Agreement concluded between the Allies and Austria-Hungary.

I. The Hungarian Government shall withdraw its troops to the
north of the line marked by the upper course of the great Szamos,
Beszterce and Maros rivers, as far as the confluence of the latter
with the Tisza, Szabadka, Baja, Pécs - these townships not to
be occupied by Hungarian military units - the course of the
Drave river to where it intersects the frontier of Croatia-Slavonia.
Evacuation shall be completed within eight days.

The region thus evacuated shall be occupied as of right by the
Allies under conditions to be laid down by the General Officer
Commanding-in-Chief the Allied Armies. Civil administration
shall remain in the care of the government of the day.

Within the evacuated zone there shall remain only such police
and constabulary (gendarmerie) forces as are indispensable for
maintaining law and order, as well as the special forces entrusted
with ensuring the security of the railway lines.

II. Demobilization of the Hungarian Army on land and at sea,
excepting six infantry and two cavalry divisions for the maintenance
of internal order and the police units mentioned in paragraph I.

III. The right of occupation by the Allies of all such localities
or strategic points as may be designated for the duration by the
General Officer Commanding-in-Chief the Allied Armies.

Right of way and garrisoning for the Allied forces everywhere
on Hungarian territory. The right at all times to use for the Allies'
military purposes all rolling stock by road or rail, furthermore
all navigable craft belonging to the State or the inhabitants of
Hungary. The same to apply to draught and pack animals.

IV & V. (concerned the handing over of rolling stock and other
means of transport: 2000 carriages and 100 railway engines of
standard gauge; 500 carriages and 50 engines of narrow gauge;
6 river gunboats to be delivered forthwith at Belgrade - the rest
of the Danube flotilla to be disarmed.)

VI, VII & VIII. 3000 railway troops to be put at the disposal of the Allied
Commander-in-Chief in order to repair damaged railway lines in
Serbia; also signal units with their gear to repair telegraph and
telephone lines.

IX. 15 days' grace is accorded for the passage and stationing
of German troops moving across Hungary, the period to be
counted from the date of signature of the Armistice concluded
with General Diaz (4 November at 15.00 hours).

Postal and telegraphic communications with Germany may
take place under Allied military supervision only. The Hungarian
Government pledges itself not to allow any communication of a
military nature to be passed on to Germany by telegraph.

XVI. Hungary to cease all relations with Germany, including
troop and munitions transports, excepting those designed for the
German troops in Roumania with the assent of the Allied
Commander-in-Chief.

13 November 1918.

For the Hungarian Government : The Delegates of the
Commander-in-Chief
Allied Armies of the Orient :
The Minister for War,
Signed:
Béla LINDER
The General Commanding the
French Army of the Orient,
Signed:
HENRYS
The Voevod,
Signed:
MICHITITCH

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