Die 12. Schwadron / Panzerregiment 24 im Einsatz 1943 - 1945 - Bild- und Einsatzchronik der 12. Schwadron des Panzerregiments 24 in der 24.Panzerdivision - Buch
This is the story of the 12th Squadron / 24th Panzer Regiment from its first wartime deployment in 1943 until its dissolution in 1945. Used at the beginning of the Second World War as a cavalry division in France, Poland and the company Barbarossa as the only non-motorized association in Russia, the division was dissolved in 1941 and converted at its own request in a tank division. After being equipped and trained back to the Eastern Front in the winter of 1941-42, the men now had to hunt their cavalry on chains during the extraction of the Don and during the fighting in Kalach Ostrovsky Kletskaya, in the Kalmyk steppe and finally in the fight in and around Stalingrad Prove proof. After the sinking in Stalingrad, the reorganization in France and after a short interlude in Italy from October 1943 returned to Russia, get the 12th squadron / Panzerregiment 24 under the direction of Lieutenant Horn further successes, such as the temporary defense of the bridgehead Nikopol. However, under the pressure of the overpowering Red Army, she did not have to cope with the entire eastern front, where she finally came to an end in the spring of 1945 following heavy fighting at Jassy, tireless attack and defensive battles between Sam and the Vistula and defensive battles in Hungary East Prussia found. After Armin Böttger has already described his personal experiences in the 12th squadron of Panzerregiment 24 of the 24th Panzer Division with Im Panzer I survived, the successful author now reports in cooperation with the renowned non-fiction author Karlheinz Münch about the operations of this association. The present picture and mission chronicle offers a rich insight into the lives and dying of German soldiers in a tank unit during the Second World War through the rich illustration with many photographs photographed by the author, sometimes in color as well as the support of contemporary text sources. Hardcover: 176 pages Language: German Size and / or weight: 17.2 x 1.7 x 24.6 cm
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