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201.Panzer-Regiment

History
Organization Formed on 16 Dec 40 with two Abt. each with three Beute-Pz.Kp. The regiment was assigned to Pz.Brig.100 on 1 Mar 41. II.Abt. with 4. and 6.Kp. renamed Pz.Abt.211 on 7 Mar 41. II.Abt. reformed from renamed Pz.Abt.301 on 22 Mar 41. 7.s.Kp. formed on 1 Apr 41. 7.s.Kp. transferred to Pz.Abt.(F) 102 on 4 Jun 41. New 7.Kp. formed on 1 Aug 41. The regiment was assigned to 23.Pz.Div. on 11 Dec 41. Converted from French to German tanks on 23 Dec 41. III.Abt. formed on 2 Feb 42. III.Abt. Disbanded on 5 Mar 43. II.Abt. converted to Panthers in Apr 43. Regiment was renamed Pz.Rgt.23 on 16 Aug 43.
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