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6.Panzer-Regiment

History
Organization Formed with two Abt. each with four Kp. and assigned to 3.Pz.Div. Mobilized with two Abt. each with two light and one med Kp. on 1 sep 39. 6.Kp. Renamed 1./Pz.Abt.z.b.V.40 on 8 Mar 40. 5.Kp. formed on 20 Mar 40. 2.Kp. renamed 2./Pz.Abt.C on 25 Jul 40. 2.Kp. reformed on 29 Jul 40. 1. And 5.Kp. Renamed 2. And 3./Pz.Abt.301 on 15 Jan 41. 1. And 5.Kp. reformed on 1 Feb.. 41. III./Pz.Rgt.6 formed from renamed I./Pz.Rgt.28 on 1 Mar 41. III.Abt. disbanded on 15 Mar 43. II.Abt. expanded to four Kp. in early 43. I.Abt. converted to Panther with four Kp on 6 Aug 43. I.Abt. attached to Pz.Lehr-Div.Lehr in Jan 44. I.Abt. renamed I./Pz.Rgt.130 on 8 Nov 44. New I.Abt. formed from renamed old I./Pz.Rgt.130 on 8 Nov 44. I.Abt. rejoined regiment on the Eastern Front in Dec 44.
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