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WW2 German Army Panzer Battalions / Heer Panzer-Abteilungen



Panzer-Abt.5

Formed as a Pz.StuG.Abt with three Kp. on 25 Aug 43. Assigned to 20.Pz.Gren.Div. on 21 Sep 43. Assigned to 25.Pz.Gren.Div on 11 Oct 43. Abt. possibly was destroyed or reduced to remnants prior to Nov 44. Reformed from Pz.Abt.2107 on 5 Nov 44.


Panzer-Abt.7

Formed as Pz.StuG.Abt. with three Kp on 25 Aug 43. Assigned to 10.Pz.Gren.Div. on 21 Sep 43. Attached to 72.Inf.Div. on 2 Dec 43. Attached to 3.Pz.Div. on 3 Dec 43. 4.Kp. formed from Pz.Jg.Kp.2110 on 1 Mar 45 with nine Pz.IV/70(V).


Panzer-Abt.8

Formed as Pz.StuG.Abt on 25 Aug 43 with three Kp. Assigned to 25.Pz.Gren.Div. on 21 Sep 43. Assigned to 20.Pz.Gren.Div. on 27 Oct 43. Joined the Division at the front in Jun 44.


Panzer-Abt.z.b.V.12

Formed from Pz.Kp.z.b.V.12 on 15 Apr 44 and expanded to three Kp. Ordered to be renamed II./Pz.Rgt. Brandenburg on 1 Feb 45.


Armee-Panzer.Abt.16 (Beute)

Formed in the field by H.Gr.Kurland on 16 Mar 45 from a Beute-Pz.Kp that had been formed in 1944.


Panzer-Abt.18

Formed from renamed II./Pz.Rgt.18 on 15 May 42. Assigned to 18.Infanterie-Division (mot). Pz.Abt.18 was used to form s.Pz.Abt.504 on 18 Nov 43.


Panzer-Abt.21

Formed from renamed III./Pz.Rgt.21 on 26 Apr 43 with four Kp. Assigned to 20.Pz..Div. Pz.Abt.21 renamed I./Pz.Rgt.21 on 8 Nov 44.


Panzer-Abt.33

Formed from the sole armored unit of the Austrian armed forces, Panzerwagen-Bataillon ofthe Austrian Schnelle Division, and assigned to 4.lei.Div. Mobilized with three light Kp. (verl.) on 1 Sep 39. Renamed II./Pz.Rgt.33 on 2 Feb 40.


Panzer-Abt.z.b.V.40

Formed as independent Heerestruppen with three light Kp. on 8 Mar 40. Abt. (minus 3.Kp.) Invaded Demark on 9 Apr 40. 3.Kp. was shipped directly to Norway. Pz.Abt.z.b.V.40 (minus 3.Kp.) left Denmark on 20 Apr 40. Completed unloading in Oslo, Norway on 24 Apr 40. On 24 Apr 40 the Abt was deployed in the following manner: 1.Kp. (minus one platoon) was attached to KG Fischer (Inf.Rgt.340); A platoon of 1.Kp. was attached to 196.Inf.Div.; 3.Kp. was attached to 163.Inf.Div.; 2.Kp. was still in Oslo. 4.Kp. was formed from two independent platoons in Jul 40. 4.Kp. was incorporated into 3.Kp. on 7 Nov 40. Listed with XXXVI.A.K on 22 Jun 41. Renamed II.Pz.Rgt.9 on 5 Dec 42.


Panzer-Abt. 44

Formed on 2 Feb 45 for Pz.Div.Holstein with three Pz.IV Kp. and one Pz.Jg.Kp. (Sf.).


Panzer-Abt.51

Formed from II.Pz.Rgt.33 on 9 Jan 43. Arrived on the eastern front in Jul 43 and assigned to Stab./Pz.Rgt.39. Renamed II./Pz.Rgt.33 on 4 Jan 44. Ordered reformed on 5 Feb 45 for Pz.Gren.Div.Kurmark with three Jagdpz.38 Kp. and one Pz.IV/70 Kp.


Panzer-Abt.52

Formed from I./Pz.Rgt.15 on 6 Feb 43. Arrived on the Eastern Front in Jul 43 and assigned to Stab./Pz.Rgt.39. Renamed I./Pz.Rgt.15 on 24 Aug 43.


Panzer-Abt.55

Formed from Reserve-Pz.Abt.5 on 21 Feb 45 and assigned to 233.Pz.Div.


Panzer-Abt.60
Formed from II./Pz.Rgt.36 on 4 Jan 42. Renamed II./Pz.Rgt.36 on 1 May 42.


Panzer-Abt.65

Formed on 12 Oct 37 with four Kp. and assigned to 1.lei.Div. Mobilized with two light and one med Kp. on 1 Aug 39. Assigned to 6.Pz.Div on 12 Sep 39. Abt. Disbanded and used to form 4. and 8.Kp./Pz.Rgt.11 on 6 Mar 42.


Panzer-Abt.66

Formed on 10 Nov 38 with four light Kp. and assigned to 2.lei.Div. Mobilized with three light Kp. (verl.) on 25 Aug 3. Assigned to 7.Pz.Div. on 18 Oct 39. Attached to Pz.Rgt.25 and reorganized with two light and one med Kp. on 1 Nov 39. Renamed III.Pz.Rgt.25 on 19 Feb 41.


Panzer-Abt.z.b.V.66

Formed with two Kp. on 30 May 42 (2.Kp. formed as Beutepz.Kp. with captured T34's and KVI's). 1.Kp. tranferred to H.Gr.Nord in Aug 42 and attached to 12.Pz.Div. 2.Kp. sent to H.Gr.Mitte in Aug 42. 1.Kp. renamed 8./Pz.Rgt.29 on 2 Oct 42. 2.Kp. absorbed by s.Ski.Btl. on 18 Mar 44.


Panzer-Abt.67

Formed on 10 Nov 38 with four light Kp. and assigned to3.lei.Div. Mobilized with three light Kp. (verl.) on 26 Aug 39. Assigned to 8.Pz.Div. on 16 Oct 39. Renamed III./Pz.Rgt.10 on 1 Jan 41.


Panzer-Abt. (F) 100

Ordered formed as a Flammpanzer Abt with three Kp. on 1 Mar 40. Stab Kp. formed on 5 Mar 40. The three Kp. were formed on 21 Mar 40. Participated in the invasion of France in May 40. Assigned to 84.A.K. on 6 Jun 40. Listed with Pz.Rgt.18./18.Pz.Div on 22 Jun 41 for invasion of Russia. Ordered to transfer remaining Pz.II and Pz.III to 18.Pz.Div. and return to Germany on 12 Nov 41. Renamed I./Pz.Rgt.100 on 22 Dec 41.


Panzer-Abt. (F) 101

Ordered formed as Flammpanzer Abt. with three Kp. in Mar 40. 1.Kp. formed 26 Apr 4, 2.Kp. formed on 10 May 40, 3.Kp. formee on 1 May 40, and Stab formed 4 May 40. Disbanded and used to to form Pz.Rgt.21 on 8 Dec 41. Listed with Pz.Gr.3 on 22 Jun 41 for the invasion of Russia.


Panzer-Abt. (F) 102

Formed as a Beute-Flammpanzer Abt with two Kp. from the 7.s.Kp. of PzRz 201 & 202 on 20 Jun 41. Disbanded on 8 Aug 41.


Panzer-Abt.103

Formed on 5 Apr 42 from III./Pz.Rgt.18 with two light and one med Kp for 3.Inf.Div.(mot). Surrendered at Stalingrad in Feb 43. Reformed for 3.Inf.Div.(mot) with four Kp. Converted to Pz.StuG.Abt with three Kp. on 21 Jul 43.


Panzer-Abt.115

Formed from renamed Pz.Abt.215 on 20 Sep 43 with three Kp. Assigned to 15.Pz.Gren.Div.


Panzer-Abt.116

Formed from renamed I./Pz.Rgt.1 on 19 Jun 42 with two light and one med Kp for 16.Inf.Div.(mot). Wiped out on the Eastern Front in Feb 43. Reformed on 28 Mar 43 with three Kp. Renamed I./Pz.Rgt. 116 on 5 May 44.


Panzer-Abt.118

Formed on 23 Sep 43 with three StuG Kp. Reformed on 16 Nov 44 with StuG Kp. for 18.Pz.Gren.Div.


Pz 120(?)


Panzer-Abt.127

Formed from renamed III./Pz.Rgt.204 on 1 Oct 42 with three light and one med Kp. for 27 Pz.Div. Orders for remnants to be assimilated into 7.Pz.Div on 15 Feb 43. Used to form III./Pz.Rgt.24 on 5 Apr 43.


Panzer-Abt.129

Formed from renamed I./Pz.Rgt.39 on 19 Jun 42 with three light and one med Kp. for 29.Inf.Div.(mot). Wiped out on the Eastern Front in Feb 43. Reformed on 11 Feb 43 with four Kp. Converted to three Pz.StuG.Kp. on 21 Jul 43. Converted to Pz.III and Pz.IV in all three Kp. in Mar 44.


Panzer-Abt.138

Formed on 30 Nov 42 with three med Kp. as independent Heerstruppen. Sent to the H.Gr.B/Don in Dec 42 or Jan 43. Served with 1 Panzer Army. Renamed II./Pz.Rgt.27 in Mar 43.


Panzer-Abt.160

Formed from renamed I./Pz.Rgt.18 on 15 Jun 42 with three Kp. for 60.Inf.Div.(mot). Wiped out on Eastern Front in Jan 43. Reformed on 11 Feb 43 with four Kp. Renamed Pz.Abt.FHH on 20 Jun 43.


Panzer-Abt. 190

Formed for 90.lei.Div with three light and one med Kp. on 1 Aug 92. Switched names with II./Pz.Rgt.202 on 4 Sep 42. Renamed II//Pz.Rgt.5 by 6 Feb 43. Reformed from renamed Pz.Abt.Sardinien on 6 Jul 43 with three Kp for 90.Pz.gren.Div. Converted to StuG IV in Feb 44.


Panzer-Abt.202

Formed from renamed I./Pz.Rgt.202 on 5 Jan 43 with three beutepanzer Kp. Served in the Balkans from Jan to Mar 43. Was with 22 Mtn Corps. in Hungary in Mar 44. Was transferred back to the Balkans by May 44. Ordered to convert to Italian panzers on 14 Feb 44.


Panzer-Abt.205

Formed in the west on 29 Nov 43 with two Beutepanzer-Kp. Ordered disbanded and used to form Pz.Jg.Abt.14 on 26 Dec 44.


Panzer-Abt.206

Formed in the West on 29 Nov 43 with two beutepanzer-Kp. Disbanded on 14 Jul 44.


Panzer-Abt.208

Formed on 1 Apr 44 from 2.Pz.Sich.Kp., 3.Pz.Sich.Kp., and Pz.Sich.Kp 35. Assigned to H.Gr.D (?). Ordered to transfer to H.Gr.Sud on 8 Dec 44. Renamed I.Pz.Rgt.FHH on 10 Mar 45.


Panzer-Abt.211

Formed from renamed Pz.Abt.Wolf on 24 Mar 41 as a Beutepz.Abt. Transferred to Finland. With XXXVI.A.K. on 22 Jun 41.


Panzer-Abt.212

Formed on 12 Jul 41 with two Kp. for the defense of Crete. 2.Kp. was Beutepanzer-Kp. Assigned to 22 Luftland-Division from late 1942 to Sep 44. Most of the personnel transferred to the mainland in early Oct 44. Ordered to converted to Pz.IIIs on 11 Dec 44 . Personnel left on Crete were used to form Pz.Abt.Kreta on 14 Jan 45.


Panzer-Abt.213

Formed on 17 Nov 41 in the West with two schwere Beutepanzer Kp. Stationed in the Channel Islands.


Panzer-Abt.214

Formed on 8 Jan 42 as independent Heerestruppen with three Kp. Transferred to Norway. Expanded to four Kp. on 3 Mar 42. Assigned to 25.Pz.Div. on 1 Apr 42. Renamed I./Pz.Rgt.9 on 6 Dec 42.


Panzer-Abt.215

Formed on 13 Apr 43 as independent Heerestruppen with three med Kp. Assigned to 15.Pz.Gren.Div. and 2./s.Pz.Abt.504 was added as the 4.s.Kp. on 6 Jul 43. A Pz.StuG Kp. was formed in Jul 43. Renamed Pz.Abt.115 on 30 Sep 43.


Panzer-Abt.219

Formed as independent Heerestruppen on 30 Sep 44 using StuG Brig.237 and 4./Sturmpz.Abt.216. Sent to the Eastern Front in Nov 44. Assigned to H.Gr.Sud from Nov 44 to Apr 45. Abt. (minus 3.Kp.) Was attached to Pz.Jg.Brig.Trumpa on 26 Apr 45. 3.Kp. was attached to s.Pz.Abt.FHH on 26 Apr 45.


Panzer-Abt.223 (also known as Pz.Abt.Krim)

1.Kp. formed from renamed Beutepz.Kp.223 on 24 Jun 42 in the Crimia. Stab and 2.Kp (from renamed 2./Pz.Rgt.202) formed in France on 15 Jul 42. On 20 Oct 42 Stab and 2.Kp. were assigned to Pz.Brig.100. Redes I./Pz.Rgt.100 on 10 Jan 43.


Panzer-Abt.300

Formed from renamed Minen-Raum.Abt 1 on 15 Sep 41 with two Kp. Renamed Pz.Abt.300 (F.L.) and expanded to 3 Kp on 9 Feb 42. Transferred to the Eastern front in Apr 42 to participate in the attcks on the fortifications surrounding Sevastopol. After Sevastopol was captured Pz.Abt.(F.L) 300 was transferred north with the intention of particpating in the attacks on the fortifications surrounding Leningrad. On 9 Sep 42 it was renamed Pz.Abt (Fkl) 301.


Panzer-Abt.301

Formed on 27 Jan 41 with three Beutepanzer-Kp. as independent Heerestruppen. Renamed II.Pz.Rgt.201 on 22 Mar 41.


Panzer-Abt.(Fkl) 301

Formed from renamed Pz.Abt.(F.L.) 300 on 9 Sep 42 with three Kp. On 20 Oct 42 3./Pz.Abt.302 transferred to Pz.Abt.301 and renamed 2.Kp. Old 2.Kp. transferred and renamed 3./Pz.Abt.302 on 1 Nov 42. Absorbed Pz.Abt.(Fkl) 302 and expanded to four Kp. on 25 Jan 43. 1.Kp. renamed Pz.Kp.(Fkl) 315 on 6 Jul 43. Transferred to Italy. 1.Kp. reformed from renamed Pz.Kp.(Fkl) 312 on 7 Apr 44. Pz.Abt.(Fkl) 301 was sent to H.Gr.Nordukraine on the Eastern Front on 5 Jun 44. 4.Kp. remained behind in the West and was attached to 2.Pz.Div. Pz.Abt.(Fkl) 301 was ordered to convert to Tiger Tanks on 19 Aug 44. Renamed Pz.Abt.(Tiger/Fkl) 301 on 2 Sep 44. Listed with 47.Volks Gren.Div on 16 Dec 44. Attached to 9.Pz.Div on 23 Dec 44. 4.Kp. renamed 3.Pz.Abt.(Fkl) 303 on 2 Jan 45.


Panzer-Abt.(Fkl) 302

3.Kp. formed on 1 Oct 42 from renamed 2.lei.Pz.Kp.Z and sent to the Eastern front to be exchanged with and renamed 2./Pz.Abt. (Fkl) 301 on 20 Oct 42. Stab, 1 and2./Kp. formed from disbanded III./Pz.Rgt.10 on 15 Oct 42. New 3.Kp. formed from renamed 2.Kp./Pz.Abt.301 on 1 Nov 42. Abt. disbanded and Kp. incorparated into Pz.Abt.(Fkl) 301 on 25 Jan 43. Orders to reform Pz.Abt.(Fkl) 302 on 22 Jun 44 using 4./Pz.Abt.(Fkl) 301, Pz.Kp.(Fkl) 315 and Pz.Kp.(Fkl) 317 as the 1., 2., and 3.Kp. On 2 Jul 44 Pz.Kp.(Fkl) 316 was ordered to replace 4./Pz.Abt.(Fkl) 301 as one of the Kp. used to reform Pz.Abt.(Fkl) 302. 4.Kp./Pz.Abt.(Fkl) 302 formed from renamed Pz.Kp.(Fkl) 311 on 15 Aug 44.


Panzer-Abt.(Fkl) 303

Formed on 2 Jan 45 from 4./Pz.Abt.(Fkl) 301, 4./Pz.Abt.(Fkl) 302 and Pz.Kp.(Fkl) 319. On 16 Feb 45 was ordered to convert to a Panzer-Abt. with three StuG Kp. On 21 Feb 45 renamed Pz.Abt.Doberitz.


schwere Panzer-Abt.424

Ordered to be formed from renamed s.Pz.Abt.501 on 27 Nov 44. Formation date was in Dec 44. Assigned to 24 Panzer-Korps. as Korpstruppen. Disbanded on 11 Feb 45 and remnants used to reform s.Pz.Jg.Abt.512.


schwere Panzer.Abt.501

Stab formed on 10 May 42. 1.Kp. formed from renamed s.Pz.Kp.501 and s.Pz.Kp.502 formed from renamed s.Pz.Kp. 502. Began transfer to in Nov 42. Stab and 1./Kp arrived on 23 Nov 42. 2.Kp. was diverted to France as part of the occupying force in Vichy France. The last panzers of 2.Kp. arrived in Tunisia on 24 Jan 43. Abt. was incorporated into Pz.Rgt.7 as III.Abt. on 26 Feb 43. Stab, 1. and 2.Kp. surrendered in Tunisia in May 43. 3.Kp. was formed on 6 Mar 43. 3.Kp. renamed 10./Pz.Rgt.GD on 1 Jul 43. S.Pz.Abt.501 was reformed on 9 Sep 43 with three Kp using remnants from original Abt. Served on the Eastern Front from Dec 43 to Jul 44. Decimated during the Russian Summer offensive, the remnants were ordered to reform and refit at the troop training area Ohrdruf on 3 Jul 44. It was issued 45 Tiger IIs between 7 July and 7 August, s.Pz.Abt.501 was ordered to join H.Gr.Nordukraine on 6 Aug 44. Attached to 16.Pz.Div on 12 Aug 44. Ordered to rename to s.Pz.Abt.424 on 27 Nov 44. Assigned to 24 Pz Corps. on 1 Dec 44. Renamed s.Pz.424 on 19 Dec 44.


schwere Panzer.Abt.502

Formed on 25 May 42 as independent Herrestruppen with two s.Kp. 1.Kp. transferred to East Front in Aug 42 (attached to 170.Inf.Div on 21 Sep 42). 2.Kp. was attached to s.Pz.Abt 503 on 24 Dec 42 and began to transfer to the East Front on 29 Dec 42. 2.Kp. renamed 3./s.Pz.Abt. on 10 Feb 43. New 2. and 3.Kp. were formed on 1 Apr 43. S.Pz.Abt.502 joined the 1./s.Pz.Abt.502 at the East Front in early Jul 43. Initially assigned to 18 Army. With 25 Army Corps in Aug 44. With 18 Army in Oct 44. With 25 Army Corps in Jan 45. Renamed s.Pz.Abt.511 on 5 Jan 45.


schwere Panzer.Abt.503

Formed on 5 May 42 as independent Heerestruppen with two s.Kp. 2./s.Pz.Abt.502 attached from 24 Dec 42. Transferring to the East Front from 29 Dec 42 to 6 Jan 43. Assigned to H.Gr.Sud. With LVII.Pz.K. in early Jan 43. 3.Kp. formed from renamed 2./s.Pz.Abt.502 on 10 Feb 43. Listed with III.Pz.K. on 1 Jul 43. On 4 Jul 43 one Kp. each was attached to 6., 7., and 9.Pz.Div. On 11 Jul 43 s.Pz.Abt.503 was attached to 6.Pz.Div. Listed with XI.A.K. in Aug 43. Recieved a rest and refit at the end of 1944 and was assigned to Pz.Rgt.Bake from Jan to Apr 44. Ordered to return from the Eastern Front on 25 May 44, for rest and refit. Ordered to Normandy on 27 Jun 44. Arrived in the West on 11 Jul 44 and was attached to Pz.Rgt.21. 3.Kp. was withdrawn to Germany to convert to Tiger II in late Jul 44 and was returned to the West in early Aug 44. On 9 Sep 44 ordered out of the West to rest and refit at Sennelager near Paderborn. There the unit was equipped with the Tiger II. Transferred to Budapest between 12 and 14 Oct 44. Renamed s.Pz.Abt.FHH on 21 Dec 44.


schwere Panzer-Abt.504

Fomed on 8 Jan 43 as independdent Herrestruppen with two s.Kp. 3.Kp. formed on 20 Mar 43. Stab and 1.Kp. transferred to Tunisa between 12 and 23 Mar 43. 2.Kp. was held in Sicily. The elements in Tunisia surrendered on 12 May 43. 3.Kp. was formed on 20 Mar 43. 2.Kp. was attached to Pz.Abt.215 on 13 Apr 43. 3.Kp. renamed 11./Pz.Rgt.GD on 22 Jun 43. 2.Kp. attached to Fallschirm Pz.Div.HG on 7 Jul 43. 2.Kp. decimated in Sicily in Jul 43. S.Pz.Abt.504 was reformed from renamed Pz.Abt.18 in the Netherlands on 18 Nov 43 with three Kp. Pz.Kp.(Fkl) 314 was incorporated into 3.Kp. on 10 Mar 44. Sent to Italy in Jun 44. Listed with the Army of Liguria on 12 Aug 44. Partially equipped with Tiger II in late 44. Remained in Italy for the remainder of th e war.


schwere Panzer-Abt.505

Formed on 12 Feb 43 as independent Heerestruppen with two Kp. 3.Kp. formed on 3 Apr 43. Sent to the East Front on 29/30 Apr 43. Assigned as follows: H.Gr.Mitte May 43, with Pz.Brig.21 1 Jul 43, with 2.Pz.Div. on 6 Jul 43. Ordered to return to Germany on 7 Jul 44 to refit with Tiger IIs. Rest and refit was done at the troop training area Ohrdruf. Moved back to the East front between 9 and 11 Sep 44. With 3.Pz.Div. in Oct 44.


schwere Panzer-Abt.506

Formed on 20 Jul 43 from renamed III./Pz.Rgt.33 as independent Heerestruppen with three Kp. Moved to the Eastern Front between 12 and 20 Sep 43 and assigned to H.Gr.Sud. Ordered to return to Germany on 15 Aug 44 to reorganise and rebuild at Paderborn (converted to Tiger II tanks). Sent to Holland on 22 Sep 44 to help repulse the British at Arnhem. s.Pz.Kp.Hummel renamed 4./s.Pz.Abt.506 on 8 Dec 44. Listed with A.O.K.15 on 16 Dec 44.


schwere Panzer-Abt.507

Formed on 23 Sep 43 from I./Pz.Rgt 33 with three Kp as independent Heerestruppen. Sent to the Eastern Front to H.Gr.Mitte in Mar 44. Ordered to return to Germany on 6 Feb 45 (1.Kp remained in the East until 20 Feb 45). Began conversion to Tiger IIs at Sennelager on 25 Feb 45. Sent to Slovakia in Mar 45. Attached to SS-Pz.Brig.Westfalen from 29 Mar to Apr 45. Converted to Pz.Jg.Abt with Jagdpanzers and redes Pz.Abt.507 on 17 Apr 45.


schwere Panzer-Abt.508

Formed on 25 Sep 43 from the remnants of Pz.Rgt.8 with three Kp as independent Heerestruppen. Sent to the Eastern front in early Nov 43. Ordered to Italy in Feb 44. Absorbed Tiger Gruppe Schwebbach in Mar 44. Incorporated Pz.Kp.(Fkl) 313 as 3.Kp. on 19 Mar 44. On 4 Feb 45 sent remaining Tiger I's to s.Pz.Abt.504 and returned to Germany.


schwere Panzer-Abt.509

Formed on 9 Sep 43 with three Kp. as independent Heerestruppen. Dispatched to the Eastern Front on 28 Oct 43. Assigned to H.Gr.Sud from Nov 43 to Sep 44 (Attached to 25.Pz.Div. in Nov 43. Attached to 7.Pz.Div from 18 to 24 Dec 43. Attached to 1.Pz.Div. from 24 to 31 Dec 43). Returned to Germany Sep 44 to convert to Tiger IIs. Ordered to Hungary on 12 Jan 45. Entered combat on 18 Jan 45 (one source gives the date as 14 Jan 45) with the 4SS Pz Corps.


schwere Panzer-Abt.510

Formed on 6 Jun 44 as independent Heerestruppen with two Kp (Tiger I). Sent to the Eastern Front beginning on 19 July 44. Was attached to the following unts: 1 Army Corps in Oct 44 14.Pz.Div. in Nov 44. 14. Pz.Div. from Jan to Mar 45. 3./s.Pz.Abt.510 was formed in Mar 45 (Tiger II). On 31 Mar 45 it was sent into combat in the Kassel area. Fought as an independent Kp.


schwere Panzer.Abt.511

Formed from renamed s.Pz.Abt.502 in Jan 45 with two Kp (Tiger I). Was on the Eastern Front assigned to the 3 Panzer Army in Jan 45. 3.Kp. was formed in Mar 45 (Tiger II). Sent into combat in the Kassel area on 31 Mar 45. Fought as an independent Kp.


Pz Verband 700

Formed on 28 Oct 42 by H.Gr.B with three light and one medium Kp. Assigned to 16.Inf.Div. (Mot). Attached to 4 Panzer Army on 15 Nov 42. Ordered disbanded on 1 Feb 43. Remnants were incorporated into Pz.Rgt.35.


Panzer-Abt.2101

Formed on 21 Jul 44 with three Panther and one Jagdpz. Kp. Assigned to Pz.Brig.101. Renamed II./Pz.Rgt.21 on 29 Oct 44.


Panzer-Abt.2102

Formed on 21 Jul 44 with three Panther and one Jagdpz. Kp. Assigned to Pz.Brig. 102. Disbanded and equipment turned over to Pz.Rgt.25 in Nov 44.


Panzer-Abt.2103

Formed on 21 Jul 44 with three Panther and one Jagdpz. Kp. Assigned to Pz.Brig 103. Disbanded and equipment turned over to Pz.Rgt.33 on 8 Nov 44.


Panzer-Abt.2104

Formed on 21 Jul 44 with three Panther and one Jagdpz. Kp. Assigned to Pz.Brig.104. Renamed I./Pz.Rgt.9 on 5 Nov 44.


Panzer-Abt.2105

Formed on 28 Jul 44 with three Panther and one Jagdpz. Kp from remnants of 18.Pz.Gren.Div. Assigned to Pz.Brig.105. Turned over equipment to II./Pz.Rgt.33 on 26 Sep 44. Personnel were used to reform II./Pz.Rgt.10 on 10 Dec 44.


Panzer-Abt.2106

Formed on 28 Jul 44 with three Panther and one Jagdpz. Kp. from remnants of Pz.Gren.Div.FHH. Assigned to Pz.Brig.106.


Panzer-Abt.2107

Formed on 28 Jul 44 with three Panther and one Jagdpz. Kp. from remnants of 25.Pz.Gren.Div. Assigned to Pz.Brig.107. Renamed Pz.Abt.5 on 5 Nov 44.


Panzer-Abt.2108

Formed on 2 Aug 44 with three Panther and one Jagdpz. Kp. from remnants of 25.Pz.Gren.Div. Assigned to Pz.Brig.108. Disbanded and incorporated into 116.Pz.Div. on 22 Oct 44.


Panzer-Abt.2109

Formed on 22 Jul 44 with three Panther and one Jagdpz. Kp. Assigned to Pz.Brig.109. Renamed Pz.Abt.FHH in Oct 44.


Panzer-Abt.2110

Formed on 22 Jul 44 with three Panther and one Jagdpz. Kp. Assigned to Pz.Brig.110. Incoporated into II./Pz.Rgt.4 in Oct/Nov 44.


Panzer-Abt.2111

Formed on 1 Sep 44 with three Panther Kp. Assigned to Pz.Brig.111. Turned over equipment to Pz.Rgt.15 in Sep 44. Used to reform II./Pz.Rgt.9 on 12 Nov 44.


Panzer-Abt.2112

Formed on 1 Sep 44 with three Panther Kp. Assigned to Pz.Brig.112. Disbanded and equipment turned over to Pz.Rgt.22 on 27 Sep 44.


Panzer-Abt.2113

Formed on 1 Sep 44 with three Panther Kp. Assigned to Pz.Brig.103. Turned over equipment to Pz.Abt.115 in Sep 44. Renamed II./Pz.Rgt.10 On 12 Dec 44.


Beute-Panzer-Abt.z.b.V.Afrika

Formed in North Afica on 12 Feb 42. Was to be outfitted with captured British tanks. Converted to 2.Kp. of the Kampstaffel for the commander of Pz.AOK Afrika effective 1 Apr 42.


Panzer-Abt.A

Formed on 25 Jul 40 as a Tauchpz.Abt. with three Kp. from elements of Pz.Rgt. 1 and 2. Used to form I./Pz.Rgt.18 on 6 Dec 40.


Panzer-Abt.B

Formed on 24 Jul 40 as a Tauchpz.Abt. with three Kp. from elements of Pz.Rgt.3 and 4. Used to form I./Pz.Rgt.18 1 Dec 40.


Panzer-Abt.C

Formed on 13 Jul 40 as Versuchstab UK. Renamed Pz.Abt.C on 24 Jul 40 as a Tauchpz.Abt. with three Kp. Renamed II./Pz.Rgt.28 on 6 Dec 40.


Panzer-Abt.D

Formed on 23 Jul 40 as a Tauchpz.Abt. with three Kp. Renamed I./Pz.Rgt.28 on 6 Dec 40.


III.(Panzer)/Fuhrer Grenadier Brigade

Formed with three Panther and a Jagdpz. Kp. on 1 Sep 44. Renamed I.Pz.Rgt.101 on 16 Feb 45.


Panzer-Abt.Doberitz

Formed from renamed Pz.Abt.303 on 21 Feb 45 with three Kp. Renamed Pz.Abt.Schlesien on 22 Feb 45.


Panzer-Abt.Feldherrnhalle

Formed from renamed Pz.Abt.160 on 20 Jun 43. Reorganized as a gem.Pz.Abt. with to StuG and two Pz.IV Kp. on 6 Nov 43. Renamed I./Pz.Rgt.FHH in Dec 43. Renamed from I./Pz.Rgt.FHH on 3 Jan 44. Wiped out on the Eastern Front in Jul 44. Reformed from renamed Pz.Abt.2109 in Oct 44. Renamed II./Pz.Rgt.FHH on 27 Nov 44.


schwere Panzer-Abt.Feldherrnhalle

Formed from renamed s.Pz.Abt.503 on 21 Feb 44.


Panzer-Abt.Grossdeutschland

Formed from renamed I./Pz.Rgt.100 on 5 Feb 42. Assigned to Pz.Gren.Div.GD. with three med Kp. Renamed I./Pz.Rgt.GD on 1 Mar 43.


schwere Panzer-Abt.Grossdeutschland

Formed from Renamed III.s./Pz.Rgt.GD on 13 Dec 44. Assigned to Pz.K.GD.


Panzer-Abt.Juterborg

Formed from renamed Pz.Jg.Abt.Glienicke on 20 Feb 45. Assigned to Pz.Div.Juterborg.


Panzer-Abt.Kreta

Formed on 14 Jan 45 with one Kp. on Crete from panzers left behind by Pz.Abt.212.


Panzer-Abt.Kummersdorf(bo)

Formed on 16 Feb 45 with three Kp (one Kp. came from Pz.Abt.Stahnsdorf 1). Assigned to Pz.Div.Muencheberg on 5 Mar 45. On 12 Mar 45 ordered to turn over all Panzers to I./Pz.Rgt.29 and 3.(Tiger)/Pz.Abt.Kummersdorff was renamed 3./Pz.Rgt. 29.


Panzer-Lehr-Abt.

Formed on 12 Oct 37. Renamed I.Pz.Lehr-Rgt. on 15 Apr 39. Reformed from renamed I./Pz.Lehr Rgt. and attached to Pz.Rgt 5 on 1 Sep 39 as it's third battalion. Renamed I./Pz.Rgt.Conze on 1 Nov 39. On 1 Apr 41, the Panzertruppen-Schule Wunsdorf was ordered to prepare it's Panzer-Lehr-Abt as a normal Pz.Abt. with two light and one medium Kp. (I don't know if this is the same battalion formed in 1937 or if this is a new battalion). This Pz.Lehr-Abt. was assigned to the 17.Pz.div and renamed III.Pz.Rgt.39 on 1 Jun 41.


Panzer-Abt.Montfort

Formed on 16 Dec 41 with one Kp. each from Pz.Rgt.2, 4 and 36. Assigned to A.O.K. 6 on 5 Jan 42. Absorbed by Pz.Rgt.6 in Apr 42.


Panzer-Abt.Norway

Formed from renamed I./Pz.Rgt.9 on 6 Sep 43. Assigned to Pz.Brig.Norway.


Panzer-Abt.Potsdam

Formed on 24 Feb 45 with three Kp. Ordered to transfer one Kp. to Pz.Div.Clausewitz on 7 Apr 45.


Panzer-Abt.Putlos

Formed 17 Apr 45 from renamed Kampfgruppe Putlos which had been ordered to join Pz.Div.Clausewitz on 13 Apr 45.


Panzer-Abt.Rhodos

Formed on 22 May 43 for the defense of Rhodes with two Kp. 1Kp. formed from renamed StuG Battr.92. 2.Kp. newly formed as a medium Kp.


Panzer-Abt.Sardinien

Formed in May 43 with two Kp. for the defense of Sardinia. Renamed Pz.Abt.190 on 6 Jul 43.


Panzer-Abt.Schlesien

Formed from renamed Pz.Abt.Doberitz on 22 Feb 45 with three Kp. Assigned to Pz.Div.Schlesien. 4.Kp. formed in Mar 45.


Panzer-Abt.Stahnsdorf 1

Formed on 1 Feb 45 with one Panther and two StuG Kp. Ordered on 15 Feb 45 to transfer Panther Kp. to Pz.Abt.Kummersdorf.


Panzer-Abt.Stahnsdorf 2

Formed on 1 Feb 45 with one Panther and two StuG Kp. Transferred to H.Gr.Mitte on 12 Feb 45.


Panzer-Abt.Wolf

Formed from renamed II.Pz.Rgt.201 on 7 Mar 41 with two Kp. Renamed Pz.Abt.211 on 24 Mar 41.