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Title: 8th panzerdivision
Post by: stoffel on 2 November 2008, 09:58:39
8th Panzer division

Formed at Berlin in october 1938.

main units:

Panzergrenadierregiment 8 and 28
panzerregiment 10
Panzerartillery regiment 80
Panzeraufklarungsabteilung 8

Theatre of Operations:


Netherlands and france 1940
Balkans 1941
Central Russia 1942
Kursk 1943
France 1944
Ardennes 1944-45


Title: Tank Strength of the 8th Panzer Division
Post by: Mad_Russian on 8 November 2008, 08:22:45
Order of Battle 8th Panzer Division at Select Times

10 May 1940
Panzer Regiment 10
PzKw II - 58
PzKw38(t) - 116
PzKw IV (75mm Short) - 23
PzBef38(t) - 15


6 April 1941
Panzer Regiment 10
PzKw II - 49
PzKw38(t) - 125
PzKw IV (75mm Short) - 30


22 June 1941
Panzer Regiment 10
PzKw II - 49
PzKw38(t) - 118
PzKw IV (75mm Short) - 30
PzBef38(t) - 7
PzBef - 8


28 June 1942
Panzer Regiment 10
PzKw II - 1
PzKw38(t) - 65
PzKw IV (75mm Short) - 2


1 July 1943
Panzer Regiment 10
PzKw II - 14
PzKw38(t) - 3
PzKw III (50mm Short) - 25
PzKw III (50mm Long) - 30
PzKw III (75mm Short) - 4
PzKw IV (75mm Short) - 8
PzKw IV (75mm Long) - 14
PzBef - 6


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