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Title: 12th panzerdivision
Post by: stoffel on 2 November 2008, 10:02:01
12th Panzer Division

Formed in October 1940,

Main units:

Panzergrenadierregiments 5 and 25
Panzerregiment 29
Panzerartiller regiment 2
Panzeraufklarungsabteilung 12

Theatres of Operation:

Russia army group centre 1941
Russia Minsk and Smolensk 1941
Leningrad 1942
Orel 1943
Kurland 1945 (captured by the red army)


Title: Tank Strength of the 12th Panzer Division
Post by: Mad_Russian on 8 November 2008, 08:41:51
Order of Battle 12th Panzer Division at Select Times

22 June 1941
Panzer Regiment 29
PzKw I - 40
PzKw II - 33
PzKw38(t) - 109
PzKw IV (75mm Short) - 30
PzBef38(t) - 8


1 July 1942
Panzer Regiment 29
PzKw III (50mm Short) - 48
PzKw IV (75mm Short) - 6
PzKw IV (75mm Long) - 4


1 July 1943
Panzer Regiment 29
PzKw II - 6
PzKw III (50mm Short) - 15
PzKw III (50mm Long) - 15
PzKw III (75mm Short) - 6
PzKw IV (75mm Short) - 1
PzKw IV (75mm Long) - 36
PzBef - 4


PRIMARY SOURCES:

"Panzer Truppen: The Complete Guide to the Creation & Combat Employment of Germany's Tank Force 1933-1942" Volume 1 by Thomas L. Jentz

"Panzer Truppen: The Complete Guide to the Creation & Combat Employment of Germany's Tank Force 1943-1945" Volume 2 by Thomas L. Jentz