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1.Panzer-Regiment

History
Organization Formed on 1 Oct 35 with two Abt. each of four Kp. and assigned to 1.Pz.Div. Mobilized with two Abt. each with two light and one medium Kp. on 18 Aug 39. 2.Kp./Pz.Rgt.1 renamed 1./Pz.Abt.A on 25 Jul 40. 5.Kp./Pz.Rgt.1 renamed 3./Pz.,Abt.A on 25 Jul 40. A Pz.Abt.z.b.V.1 with three Kp. was formed for 1 Pz.Div. on 1 Oct 40. It was disbanded on 15 Oct 40 (1. & 2.Kp were renamed 2. & 6.Kp./Pz.Rgt. 1 on 15 Oct 40). I./Pz.Rgt.1 renamed Pz.Abt.116 on 19 Jun 42. II./Pz.Rgt.1 renamed I./Pz.Rgt.1 on 15 Jan 43. II./ reformed from I./Pz.Rgt.203 on 27 Jan 43. Pz.Rgt.1 was expanded to eight Kp. on 27 Jan 43. I./Pz.Rgt.1 converted to Panthers in 1 Nov 43.
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