Fall Gelb, 1940

By Christian Ankerstjerne

  Tank Companies Pz I Pz II Pz 35 (t) Pz 38 (t) Pz III Pz IV Pz Bef Total
Light Medium Kl 35 (t) 38 (t)
1. Panzer-Division
Panzer-Regiment 1 5 2 26 49 - - 28 20 4 - - 127
Panzer-Regiment 2 5 2 23 49 - - 30 20 4 - - 126
Total, 10 May 10 4 49 98 - - 58 40 8 - - 253
Replacements, 3 June - - 4 - - - 18 4 2 - - 28
2. Panzer-Division
Panzer-Regiment 3 5 2 22 55 - - 29 16 8 - - 130
Panzer-Regiment 4 5 2 23 60 - - 29 16 8 - - 136
Total, 10 May 10 4 45 115 - - 58 32 16 - - 266
Replacements, 3 June - - 6 - - - 10 - 2 - - 18
3. Panzer-Division
Panzer-Regiment 5 5 2 N/A
Panzer-Regiment 6 5 2 N/A
Total, 10 May 10 4 117 129 - - 42 26 27 - - 341
Replacements, 20 May - - 5 - - - 1 2 1 - - 9
4. Panzer-Division
Panzer-Regiment 35 5 2 69 50 - - 20 12 5 - - 156
Panzer-Regiment 36 5 2 66 55 - - 20 12 5 - - 158
Total, 10 May 10 4 135 105 - - 40 24 10 - - 314
Replacements, 20 May - - 5 - - - 2 - - - - 9
5. Panzer-Division
Panzer-Regiment 15 5 2 51 61 - - 24 16 15 - - 167
Panzer-Regiment 31 5 2 46 59 - - 28 16 11 - - 160
Total, 10 May 10 4 97 120 - - 52 32 26 - - 327
Replacements, 2 June - - 6 - - - 13 4 1 - - 24
6. Panzer-Division
Panzer-Regiment 11 7 3 60 - 118 - - 31 - 14 - 223
Replacements, 3 June - - - - 35 - - 4 - - - 39
7. Panzer-Division
Panzer-Regiment 25 7 3 34 68 - 91 - 24 - - 8 225
Replacements, 2 June - - 2 - - 20 - - - - - 22
8. Panzer-Division
Panzer-Regiment 10 7 3 - 58 - 116 - 23 - - 15 212
Replacements, 3 June - - - - - 16 - - - - - 16
9. Panzer-Division
Panzer-Regiment 33 5 2 30 54 - - 41 16 12 - - 153
Replacements, 3 June - - - - - - 2 - - - - 2
10. Panzer-Division
Panzer-Regiment 7 5 2 22 58 - - 29 16 9 - - 134
Panzer-Regiment 8 5 2 22 55 - - 29 16 9 - - 131
Total, 10 May 10 4 44 113 - - 58 32 18 - - 265
Replacements - - 8 - - - 19 2 2 - - 31
Total, 10 May 86 35 611 860 118 207 349 280 117 14 23 2579
Total replacements - - 36 - 35 36 65 18 8 - - 198

Sources

  1. JENTZ, Thomas L. Panzertruppen 1 : The Complete Guide to the Creation & Combat Employment of Germany's Tank Force, 1933-1942. Atglen, PA : Schiffer Military History, 1996. 288 p. ISBN 0-88740-915-6.