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2.Panzer-Regiment

History
Organization Formed on 1 Oct 35. with two Abt. each with four Kp. and assigned to 1.Pz.Div. Mobilized with two Abt. each with two light and one med Kp. on 20 Aug 39. 2.Kp./Pz.Rgt.2 renamed 2.Kp./Pz.Abt.A on 25 Jul 40. The regiment was assigned to 16.Pz.Div. on 20 Oct 40. 2.Kp./Pz.Rgt.2 was reformed from 3./Pz.Abt.z.b.V.1 on 20 Oct 40. III./Pz.Rgt.2 renamed from II./Pz.Rgt.10 28 May 42. The regiment surrendered in Stalingrad in Feb 43. Reformed on 17 Feb 43 with two Abt. each with four Kp. III./Pz.Rgt.2 reformed with four Kp. on 31 Mar 43. I./Pz.Rgt.2 converted to Panther on 25 Aug 43. III /Pz.Rgt.2 converted to Pz-StuG-Abt with three Kp. On 12 Nov 43. II. & III./Pz.Rgt.2 refurbished and sent East in Nov 43. II.Abt. listed with Pz.Brig.103 on 16 Dec 44. On 26 Feb 45 ordered to absorb Pz.Abt.Jueterborg and reorganize with two Abt. Absorbed Pz.Abt.Jueterborg on 4 Mar 45.
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