M15/42 738(i) from Pz.Abt.z.b.V.12
1st October 1943: Kompanie was in Serbia and equipped only with French tanks with 13 R-35, 20 H-38 and 8 B-2 combat ready and more in reparation.
1st January 1944: All B2 has handed to 7.SS Prinz Eugen and received Italian tanks. The combat ready dotation was 13 R-35, 19 H-38, 1 L6, 12 L40, 4 M13/40, 3 autoblinda.
1st February 1944: The combat ready dotation was 14 R-35, 18 H-38, 1 L6, 16 L40, 2 M13/40, 3 autoblinda.
1st March 1944: the Kompanie became Abteilung, the unit received 43 M42 tanks.
The combat ready dotation was 15 R-35, 23 H-38, 1 L6, 10 L40, 3 M15/42, 3 autoblinda.
1st April 1944: The combat ready dotation was 12 R-35, 24 H-38, 11 L40, 1 M15/42, 6 autoblinda.
1944, Croatia. PzKpfw M15/42 738(i) from Pz.Abt.z.b.V.12.
In Automn 1944, Pz.Abt.z.b.V.12.operated primarily in eastern Serbia, on the Bulgarian border, where 1.Gebirgsjäger Division kept the crossroad of Nis. Prinz Eugen replaced 1.Gebirgsjäger Division.
1st October 1944: The combat ready dotation was 6 R-35, 18 H-38, 4 L40, 33 M15/42, 3 autoblinda.
On 14 October morning, some Pz.Abt.z.b.V.12 tanks pierced to allow the garrison Nish out. Pursued by the Bulgarian, the tanks are finally scuttled.
1944, 15 october, Nis. Serbia. Bulgarian soldiers check out a PzKpfw M42 738(i) from Pz.Abt.z.b.V.12.
Between 14 and 20 october 1944, the battle for Belgrade raged. Germans lost and retreated. Parts of Abteilung are encircled and cut off from the unit.
1944, 14-20 october, battle of Belgrade.
Pictures of PzKpfw M15/42 738(i) from Pz.Abt.z.b.V.12 in Belgrade have been
taken in 1945.
On 1st November: Pz.Abt.z.b.V.12 have 15 M42, 8 H38 and 2 R35.
1st February 1945: The Abteilung was disbanded and transferred to Germany, gave to the others units the vehicles that were left.
1st March 1945: Its 4.Kompanie became part of Panzer-Abteilung 202.