These platoons were assigned to the anti-tank battalion of infantry and armored divisions early in the war for use against bunkers and armored targets.

Summary

Summary
Personnel
Officers 1
Non-commissioned officers 3
Enlisted 35
Weapons
Rifles 34
Pistols 5
8,8 cm Flak 18 2
Vehicles
Light cars 1
Light trucks 6
Mittlere Zugkraftwagen 8 t (Sd Kfz 7) 2
Sonderanhänger 201 2

Organization and Equipment

Full name: Geschützzug 8,8 cm Flak 18 (zu 2 Geschützen) (mot Z)

Abbreviation: Gesch Zg 8,8 cm Flak 18 (2 Gesch) (mot Z)

Number: 447

Date: 1 August 1938

Remarks

  • 2 platoon members were to be designated as Auxiliary stretcher bearer.
  • Accounting-wise, the platoon was to be subject of the tank destroyer battalion to which it was assigned.

Sources

  1. Gerät- und Personalverteilung für 8,8 cm Flakzüge. Inspektorat 4 (VI a), 1938. 6 p. AHA/In 4 (VI a) Nr. 1287/37 g.Kdos.. DHI 500-12451-000003.