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Eisenbahn-Panzerzug 63


History Eisenbahn-Panzerzug 63, a BP 42 class train, was first made operational in October of 1942. Upon completion, it was assigned to Heeresgruppe Nord, 18. Armee. It fought with Heeresgruppe Nord until April of 1944 when it was transferred to Heeresgruppe Süd.

Panzerzug 63 was destroyed in combat on 17 July 1944 just to the east of the town of Krasne.