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31.Panzer-Regiment

History
Organization I.Abt. formed on 10 Nov 38 with four Kp. as independent Heerestruppen. II.Abt. Formed from renamed I.Pz.Rgt.27 on 24 Nov 38. Stab/Pz.Rgt.31 formed on 24 Nov 38. Regiment assigned to 5.Pz.Div. Mobilized on 26 Aug 39 with two Abt. each with two light and one med Kp. 5.Kp. Remanined on Crete and was renamed 1.Pz.Abt.212. New 5.Kp. formed on 10 Jul 41. Regiment expanded to eight Kp. on 1 Aug 41. I.Abt. converted to Panther Abt. with four Kp. on 5 May 43.
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