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Jagdpanther-Zuweisungen - units equipped with the Jagdpanther

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In addition to the allocation list above, there follows a compilation of all known units and subunits with totals for allocated Jagdpanthers:


II. List of all units equipped with the Jagdpanther:



A. Army troops (Pz.Jg.)

Stab (Headquarters) and 3./s.H.Pz.Jg.Abt. 519 (Authorized = 3 + 14, total vehicles delivered, inc replacements = 27)

Stab and 1./s.H.Pz.Jg.Abt. 559 (Authorized = 3 + 14, delivered in total inc replacements 56, -1 transferred to s.H.Pz.Jg.Abt. 560). In April 1945 some Jagdpanthers also assigned to the 2. Kp.

1./s.H.Pz.Jg.Abt. 560 (Authorized = 14, delivered in total inc replacements 25, +1 taken over from s.H.Pz.Jg.Abt. 559)

1 Kp. s.H.Pz.Jg.Abt. 563 [most likely 1./563] (Authorized = 14, totally 14 delivered, rest in Feb. 1945 transferred to 3./616)

3./s.H.Pz.Jg.Abt. 616 (Authorized = 14, delivered in total 14 + X taken over from 563 in Feb. 1945)

Stab, 1. - 3./s.H.Pz.Jg.Abt. 654, in Feb. 1945 the former 1./s.H.Pz.Jg.Abt. 525 was added as 4./654 (Authorized = 3 + 3x14, delivered in total inc replacements   98 to 108)

2./s.H.Pz.Jg.Abt. 655 (Authorized = 14, delivered in total inc replacements   24)


B. Other Units

B.1. Heer (Army)

1 Kp. I./Pz.Rgt. 9 (25. Pz.Div.) [most likely 1./9] (in total 4)

1. and 4./Pz.Rgt. 10 (8. Pz.Div.) [no direct allocation, at least 6 taken over from I./Pz.Rgt. 29 (Pz.Brig. 103) and distributed among the two companies]

I./Pz.Rgt. 16 (116. Pz.Div.) [15 originally shipped as 'Nachschub West' without allocation to specific units but then assigned to I./16 by Ob. West. Allocation to companies not known]

1 Kp., I./Pz.Rgt. 29 [in total 14, employment  under headquarters Pz.Brig. 103, with the disbandment of the Brigade in March 1945 remainder (at least 6) transferred to 8. Pz.Div.]

3./Pz.Rgt. 35 (4. Pz.Div.) (total = 8)

3./Pz.Rgt. 101 => 3./Fhr.Pz.Rgt. 2 (Fhr.Gren.Div.) (total = 10)

2./Pz.Lehr-Rgt. 130 [deployed with Pz.Lehr-Div.] (total =  14)

headquarters II., 5. - 8./Pz.Lehr-Rgt. 130 [deployed separately from Pz.Lehr-Div. in Northwestern Germany] (total = 35)

4./Pz.Abt. 106 [deployment with Pz.Div. Clausewitz] (total = 5)

1 platoon 2./s.Pz.Abt. 507 (total = 3, received by early March 1945 at the latest) [rem.: When exactly and from where the delivery happened is obscure, it does not appear as such in the allocation files]


B.2. Waffen-SS

6./SS-Pz.Rgt. 2 (2. SS-Pz.Div.) (total = 10)

4./SS-Pz.Rgt. 9 (9. SS-Pz.Div.) (total = 10)

SS-Pz.Jg.Abt. 10 (10. SS-Pz.Div.) (total = 10) allocation to companies unknown

SS-Kampfgruppe 'Wiking' (parts SS-Pz.Rgt. 5) (total = 7) deployment separately from Division at the western front (Greater Hannover).


C. Others, Ersatzheer (Replacement Army), Heeres-Waffenamt

Pz.Stützpunkt Mayen (total = 10) no clear evidence of disposition, but most likely allocated to s.H.Pz.Jg.Abt. 654.

Ersatzheer (total = 2) [most likely to Pz.Jg.E.u.A.Abt. 20, deployment with 1./Pz.Ausb.(Einsatz-)Abt. 20 with Pz.Ausb.Verband GD in  Northwestern Germany]

H.Waffenamt (Mielau 2, Kummersdorf 1, Hillersleben 1, WaPrüf 1)


Total  419 (exchange between units not included in the calculation)

Furthermore the following should be mentioned: In the last-known order of battle chart of the 3. Pz.Gren.Div. dated 1.3.1945 next to the tactical symbol for headquarters of the Pz.Jg.Abt. 3 there is a note  "1 Jagdpanther 8.8 cm”. However, neither the status report nor the attached divisional weapons listing includes the slightest further reference to this Jagdpanther, and nothing has emerged from other documents thus far. This entry remains enigmatic.


Martin Block
May 2008



Sources: The lists were compiled almost under use of original documents from the BA-MA Freiburg i. Br. and  NARA Washington. Some additional information - most data on sub-units - was taken from the published literature. The compilation does not claim 100% accuracy and completeness. Possible errors and misinterpretations are borne exclusively by the author.



Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2010 20:29