Medium tank T-34 m.1941-1942

zbV 66 / 1 Ski Jager Division

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2.Kompanie/Panzer-Abteilung z.b.V.66 - created for Malta invasion (Operation Herkules) with a strength of at least 10 heavy russ. Beute-Panzer. In July 1942 the 2.Kp. (russ. Beute-Pz.)/Pz.Abt.z.b.V.66 was transfered to H.Gr. Mitte. On the 31 May 1942 this unit had a 9 T 34, 1 KW I, and 1 KW II.
27 March 1944 2/z.b.V.66 was attached to Ski-Jaeger-Brigade 1 (renamed 1.Ski-Jaeger-Division on 15 Jun 44) and renamed to 4.(Pz.)Kp./schw.Ski.Btl.1.

On the 30 december 1944 l.Ski.Jg.Div. reported a strength of 28 T 34, of which 9 were operational.

Germans modified KV-2 and T-34 from Pz Abt zBV-66. Neuruppin, Germany. July, 1942.

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Germans modified KV-2 and T-34 from Pz Abt zBV-66.

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Several T 34 Beute-Panzer with the 2.Kompanie/Panzer-Abteilung z.b.V.66 that had been modified by adding a commander's cupola and outfitted with German radio sets.

(Picture from book T.L.Jentz, W.Regenberg Panzer Tracts 19-2 "Beute-Panzerkampfwagen. British, American,Russian and Italian Tanks captured from 1940 to 1945")

Germans modified T-34 possibly from 2.Kompanie/Panzer-Abteilung z.b.V.66

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(Picture from book Spielberger. Walter."Beute-Kraftfahrzeuge und Panzer der deutschen Wehrmacht")

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