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SS-Panzer-Regiment 3

History An organic part of the 3. SS-Panzer-Division "Totenkopf".
Organization Stab and II.Abt (with two light and on med Kp.) formed on 14 Oct 42 for SS-Totenkopf Div. I.Abt. formed from renamed SS-Pz.Abt.3 in Oct 42. 9(s).Pz.Kp./ss-Pz.Rgt.3 formed on 15 Nov 42. In Apr 43 9(s).Kp. was renamed 1.Kp./s.Pz.Abt.Gen.Kdo.SS-Pz.Korps, but remained with the regiment as 9(s).Kp. unitl summer 44. Ordered on 1 May 43 to reorganize with two Abt. (each with two med and one light Kp.). I.Abt. Converted to Panthers and. rejoined the regiment in Jul 44.