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SS-Panzer-Regiment 12

History An organic part of the 12. SS-Panzer-Division "Hitlerjugend".
Organization Formed on 3 Nov 43 with a Pz.V and a Pz.IV Abt. (each with four Kp.) for SS-Pz.Gren.Div. HJ. The regiment was decimated in the Falaise pocket in Aug 44. It was reformed with only the I.Abt. (with two Pz.V and two Pz.IV Kp.) in Nov 44.